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1. How To Measure Up for Laminate Flooring

When laying laminate flooring, it's important to get the correct measurements. This guide will show you what to do when measuring up. For more DIY hints and tips, visit

2. How to Measure a Room for Wood Flooring, Laminate Flooring and Luxury Vinyl Tiles

This video is a simple guide on how to measure a room for Wood Flooring, Laminate Flooring and Luxury Vinyl Tiles.

We help you to calculate your room in square metres, then use this to work out how many packs you need of your desired wood, laminate or LVT flooring.

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This video will walk you through how to measure a room for wood, laminate flooring and luxury vinyl tiles. But don’t worry, the process is simple.

Wood flooring, along with laminate and luxury vinyl tiles, are sold in packs.

Getting started is easy. All you need is:

- Paper - A4 works fine
- Pen or pencil
- Tape measure
- Calculator – for most people, this will just mean their smartphone

Roughly sketch the shape of the room you’re measuring. Make sure you include any doorways, as you’ll need to take your measurements from halfway into the doorframe.

Use your tape measure to take two measurements, in metres, on both the length and width of the room.

For rooms that aren’t a simple square, for example ones that have bay windows or alcoves, simply take measurements of the longest and widest parts.

Note down your measurements on your room drawing.

Times both your measurements together to find your area in metres squared.

To allow for wastage, add 10%

TOP TIP: to quickly add the recommended 10% wastage, simply times each measurement by 1.1.

For this room, you’ll be left with 24.75m².

To work out how many packs you need, divide your room size by your chosen flooring’s pack size. Round this up to the nearest full number, and you have your required quantity.

If you’re still unsure, or would prefer to speak to a professional, Flooring Superstore is on hand to help.

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3. Calculating the quantity of laminate flooring you’ll need

How many planks are needed to cover your surface? Find the answer here!

4. How Do You Measure Room Size for Hardwood Floors

How Do You Measure Room Size for Hardwood Floors?. Part of the series: Construction Cleaning. Hardwood floors require exact measurements for a room in order to install it correctly. Take measurements the right way with help from a professional foreman in this free video.

5. Composite Decks

installing a Breaker board is the way to go!

6. How to Measure Linear Feet

Are you unsure of how to measure linear feet in your home or basement? Luckily, this is a very simple process! In this video, we show you just how easy it is to measure your space's linear footage.

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7. Vinyl tongue and groove floor install, timelapse and price

In this video I will show you the diy vinyl floor install that I bought from Lowes at $1.99 a square foot. They occasionally have a sale of this flooring for $1.79 a square foot, but I missed it.
You can also buy this at Home Depot or Menards, it is vinyl tongue and groove and I discuss the benefits of it and why I like it in this episode. The pricing is at the end of the video as I usually show cost's at the end on a white board.

8. How to Measure How Much Flooring You Need

In this video, I answer a viewer question! I teach you how to measure a floor to know how much flooring you should buy before starting the project.

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9. How to Estimate Hardwood Floor Installation Cost per sq ft in Excel

Are you looking to Estimate Hardwood Floor Installation Cost per sq ft in 2019? Solid hardwood flooring has a rich, attractive appearance that adds value and style to your home. Hardwood floors also help people with allergies and they allow for better air quality in the house the carpeting. It's considered mostly for installation in the living room, the kitchen, bedroom and dining room. In this post we will look at considerations involved, how to estimate installation labor and material cost, based on what you are trying to accomplish. There is also supplemental video and downloads you can use to get started on your own project.

Why learn how to estimate hardwood floor installation
1. To get the best value of the floors you can afford
2. To avoid cost overruns
3. To get quality results and enjoy the project
4. To control timing of execution

Typical Solid Hardwood Flooring Types
White Ash
Brazilian Walnut

Hardwood Floor Installation Considerations:
1. Hardwood floor materials price per sq ft
2. Measure Size of the room (estimate size Odd Shape room - more labor involved for odd shape rooms)
3. Ordering samples and selecting the hardwood floor
4. Determine what kind of subfloor do you have
5. Types of installation (Nail to the subfloor, floating floors etc)
6. Do you have any stairs or connected rooms
7. Do you have any areas with other floor materials (i.e. carpet, tile etc)
8. Would you like to follow specific pattern?
9. Self installation vs. hiring professional (Do you have enough skills and time to complete the work?)
10. Strategy for the flooring in the house (Do you need to match the floors, how would you connect it with the door)?
11. Preparation work (Can flooring be installed right away or do you you need to remove carpet etc)
12. Hard to provide averages - you need to do your own estimating to get best results

Hardwood Installation Cost Saving Strategies
1. Get multiple quotes
2. Separate Cost of materials and installation costs
3. Look for discount options (Online coupons, in store promotions)
4. Compare online retailers and local retailers
5. Select specific brand and purchase it at least expensive place

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11. Hardwood Floor Installation For Beginners - Ultimate Step-By-Step Guide

In this video, I will show you a hardwood floor installation. I will show you how to install hardwood floor that beginners will find very helpful. This is a complete step by step guide that is full of great DIY information. I show how to use a flooring nailer, cut hardwood flooring, and much more. Enjoy!

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Intro 00:00
Hardwood flooring intro 00:16
Calculating hardwood flooring 02:25
Preparing for hardwood floor 03:16
Flooring underlayment 07:03
Starting for a whole house install 08:28
Screwing down starting row 14:21
Ripping flooring 18:01
Flooring nailer intro 19:39
Spline or slip tongue 20:54
Cut flooring with miter saw 24:01
Starting for a room install 26:06
Bring rooms together without using spline 29:11
Filling in screw holes 30:45
Flooring from hallway to bedroom 33:21
Cut out for floor vents 39:59
Finishing up flooring to a wall 43:45
Unique technique 47:06
Timelapse 47:51
T-Molding 49:15

Disclaimer: This video is all based on my personal opinion and is for entertainment purposes ONLY. I am not a financial advisor, CPA, attorney, tax advisor, electrician, plumber, housing contractor, designer, or any type of profession to give advice. I am just a consumer sharing my experiences and research. If you do need knowledge for those types of things, I will advise you to seek help for those professionals.

12. Measuring floor variations & applying floor leveler

Houses have floors that are built up wood layers or cement (like a slab). When contractors are building, 'time is of the essence' which means they can spend a lot of time making it perfect, or take just enough time to make money. That is why we need floor leveling products! I show you how to measure the floor for variations and then pour the floor leveler in those areas to ensure a flat area. If you would like to see how to mix the leveling compound, watch my video titled "Self Leveling Compound: How to Mix"

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14. Flooring Calculations - Strip Flooring

This video shows you how to calculate the lineal metres of flooring required to cover a floor if you are using the Strip Flooring method. Strip flooring is commonly used where you you want a high end finish and you want to protect the boards for as long as possible.
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15. How To Estimate Flooring

How to estimate remodeling materials of any kind is sometimes difficult. Contractor John walks you through step by step instructions on how to correctly estimate flooring material in any room you are remodeling or renovating. Contractor John shares a few tips and tricks to make the estimation of materials easier. Contractor John's book the Dimension Bible has all the formulas in it to make estimation of all home improvement projects easy for the handyman and handywoman.

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