享受新木地板的温暖和美丽!这个专家指南向您展示了如何购买和安装木地板,并保持看起来很棒!

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很少有家庭项目是安装新木地板的奖励。©Michael Pettigrew |dreamstime.com.

无论您是在考虑安装新的木地板,还是想知道如何关心您已经拥有的那些,你已经到了正确的地方。本节的主页将帮助您评估市场上的各种类型的木地板,为您提供如何安装木地板的逐步指导,并教导您如何修理和关心您的木地板,因此他们提供持久耐用性和实用性。

从橡木和核桃的深层,丰富的色调到明亮,当代的枫叶和桦树的外观,没有其他地板材料相当接近达到木材的自然温暖。毫无疑问,这种质量是什么让木材楼层在木材和其他流行的地板选择之间选择了房主的清晰的Frontrunner。

You’ll find that there are many different species of wood used for flooring, and each has its own advantages and disadvantages. You’ll also discover a wide variety of applications for nearly every room of the house.

Wood Flooring Buying Guide

在购买木地板之前,你会想educate yourself about the qualities of the different species and how each will perform in your intended application. For example, the wisest choice for a heavily trafficked family room will be different from that for a little-used guest bedroom.

If environmental concerns will factor into your decision, you will also find discussion of bamboo flooring, reclaimed flooring, and other sustainable options.

对于完整的,无偏见的木地板购买指南,包括质量,风格和趋势信息,见Wood Flooring Buying Guide

不同类型的木地板©Don Vandervort,Hometips

Repairing a Wood Floor

通过材料的本质,一种木地板,易受划痕,凹痕,甚至凿孔。通常可以用轻型砂光处理轻微的表面损坏,然后可以重复完成。更严重的问题可能需要更换地板的部分。

Caring for a wood floor is not labor-intensive but does require a regular regimen of vacuuming or wet mopping. Depending on the wood you choose, consult with the dealer about the proper finish for the wood, how often it should be reapplied, and the proper cleaning agents for it.

For more information on how to repair and maintain wood floors, including how to fix a squeaky floor, see如何修理Wood Flooring

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工程木地板胶合到底层。Dreamstime.

安装木地板

硬木地板安装在甚至是一个中间技术娴熟的迪士尔的领域,尽管适当的准备和对细节的关注和技能水平同样重要。

If you are thinking about installing a wood floor yourself, your first consideration will be the type of subflooring it will have—a wood-framed subfloor or a concrete slab—as the installation techniques differ.

下一个考虑是木地板本身。所有木地板都需要适应房间的温度和湿度水平。它应该亮起并允许休息几天。缩短或消除这一步骤可能导致道路上的任何问题,包括翘曲,扭曲和屈曲。

For a complete discussion of how to install a wood floor, including step-by-step instructions, see如何安装硬木地板

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About Don Vandervort
Don Vandervort开发了30多年的专业知识,作为日落书籍的建筑编辑,家庭杂志的高级编辑,30多本家庭改进书籍,以及无数杂志文章的作家。他出现了3个赛季的HGTV的“修复”,并担任MSN的家庭专家几年。唐成立于1996年的统计。阅读更多关于Don Vandervort的信息