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What do floating flooring services include?
Floating flooring services include the materials, tools, and actual legwork of fitting your floors. In some cases, you can have a Tasker purchase the planks or sheets on your behalf. Or, you can buy these yourself and book a Tasker to take care of the installation. If you’d like some help moving the furniture before and after the fitting, they may be able to do this, too.
Though the exact details may vary depending on the Tasker you book, here’s what you can expect when you request a floorer via Airtasker:
Materials and tools
Your floorer arrives with the complete materials and tools necessary for installing your floating floors. These include shims, tape measure, a hammer, tapping block or pull bar, a circular saw or another power saw, a utility knife, trim saw, flat pry bar, wide putty knife, a combination square, and a pencil.
If you requested them to purchase the flooring for you, your hired specialist would get snap-together flooring, foam or cork underlayment, and tape. Not sure what colour or width of planks to choose for your room? You can consult an interior designer before redoing your floors.
Preparing the floor and planks
Your floorer starts by leaving the planks in the room for two days so they can acclimate to the humidity. Thus, it’s advisable that you get your flooring in advance. Once the planks are ready, your floorer removes the skirting boards and cuts the line between the trim and the wall to prevent the paint from cracking. They’ll remove the debris, roll out the underlayment, then cut the underlayment with a utility knife. After this, they’ll butt the sides of the pieces together and tape up the joints.
Installing the planks
Next, your floorer starts to lay out the planks and cuts them to size. Then, they’ll install the first row of planks. Your specialist will leave 1/4-inch spaces after every foot to allow the planks some room to expand. When it comes to the succeeding rows of planks, they’ll snap them into the first row, close up gaps, and offset joints by at least 3 inches.
Once they reach the last row, your floorer sets shims against the wall, measures the width in several places, then cuts the planks to size. They may use a pull bar to ensure a tight fit in this row.
Reinstalling the skirting board
Once you and your floorer are happy with the flooring, they’ll reinstall the skirting boards and seal all exposed edges. Sealing is especially important in bathrooms and utility rooms so moisture can’t get underneath the boards.
Recent Floating Flooring tasks in Sunshine Coast
Installation of floating floor boards
Rosemount QLD, Australia
4th Mar 2022
We need about 100 sq mt of floating floor boards to be installed - Due date: Flexible
Floating timber floors laid
Maroochydore QLD 4558, Australia
22nd Jul 2021
I would like to buy the materials and have someone come and lay the floating timber floors down. Abut 24sqms. Small area.
Small area of floating floor to be installed
Peregian Beach QLD, Australia
29th Mar 2021
I have 9sqm of floating floor that needs to be installed in my office. Will require some blending into existing floor and a trimming added under the door.
I need floating floor / vinyl floor installation
Tewantin QLD, Australia
13th Oct 2020
Looking for a quote to install vinyl floating floor. Installation only, flooring provided. Small lounge plus tiny dining area and hallway only. Approx 42 square metres total. Tewantin
Relocated 3x6sqm Floating Floor
Buddina QLD, Australia
30th May 2020
I have a floating floor that needs relocating. It’s laid in a single garage. Screwed down on supports. Not glued. Needs to be cut down a bit to fit in the new single garage. New location is two house down on same street.
Lay floating floor
Ilkley QLD, Australia
25th Jul 2019
Approx 200 sm floating timber floor to be layed over existing tiles
Floating floors to be laid 43m2
Marcoola QLD, Australia
19th Nov 2021
Need to lay floating floor boards 43m2 in upstairs unit. No furniture in unit - Due date: Before Tuesday, 23rd Nov 2021
Small area of floating floor and small Carpet Area
Peregian Beach QLD, Australia
28th Jun 2021
I have an office of around 9sqm that needs to have the same floating timber floor I have in the hallway added to it. The carpet that was originally in this room has been removed and is ready to be laid in a walk in robe in the master bedroom.
Lay floating floorboards
Alexandra Headland QLD, Australia
28th Nov 2020
3 small rooms and one medium room: 2 bedrooms, kitchen and living room in a unit. Hybrid waterproof floorboards need to be laid over flat cork tiles. Tools can be provided.
Installing Floating Timber Flooring
Kuluin QLD 4558, Australia
17th Jul 2020
I have just ordered some hybrid click lock timber flooring and I am in need of someone to install. Location of installation is in a hallway/corridor of a business. Approximately 40m2 of flooring
Lay floating floor
Meridan Plains QLD 4551, Australia
30th Oct 2019
I have prepared 2 bedrooms to have floating floor laid down. I just need 2 people to do this with me. I will do the cutting and the 2 others will lay the flooring. Should be a total of less than 25 square metres. One room is a square and will go quickly. The other will be slightly more difficult. I have the saw and the flooring ready to go. Compensation will be significantly greater than listed, as AT charge too large a percentage for my liking.
Could not be a better human. Works hard arrives on time. Great!
Help tidying up floating floorboards and skirting
Coolum Beach QLD 4573, Australia
29th May 2019
We lay floorboards, but a bit of a gap at edge and couldn't source the right skirting boards. Need someone to tidy it up. We have spare floor boards, but lack equipment/expertise.
Tyrone has gone above and beyond for our job. It turned out to be trickier than we first thought, but he stuck with it. He was reliable, skilled and resourceful. Highly recommend Tyrone for a range of jobs, he is very handy. We've already booked him for further work. Thanks Tyrone! A pleasure doing business with you.
Replace damaged floating floor in two rooms Approx 10 boatds
Palmview QLD, Australia
30th May 2022
Remove damaged boards Replace with boards from wardrobe Install new boards in wardrobe Reinstate skirting boards and border trims - Due date: Flexible
Install floating floor boards
Mooloolaba QLD, Australia
10th Sep 2021
Install floating floorboards in bedroom. 3x3 square metres.
Finish laying floating flooring (9ish m2)
Mooloolah Valley QLD, Australia
8th May 2021
Hello, Looking for someone to finish laying floating flooring at my house and replace skirting boards. the last contractor has done a runner after we paid him and never returned to finish. There isn’t too much to do it’s just finishing 2 rooms and few touch ups.
Floating hybrid floor board installer
Wurtulla QLD, Australia
25th Oct 2020
Looking for an experienced floorboard installer to lay floors to concrete slab post a renovation. Single level Approx 96sqm Must be completed weekend of 14/15 Will be laid into concrete slab - the boards come with the underlay. All board installed and skirting will only be tacked on to easily move around.
Lay floating floor
Caloundra West QLD 4551, Australia
4th Jun 2020
Lay floating floor boards to an office area 20m square.
Install floating timber floor.
Maroochydore QLD, Australia
22nd Oct 2019
Install floating timber floor. Total surface area is approximately 35 square metres. Flooring is ready to go. Must have tools.