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DIY Flooring Do’s and Don’ts: What You Can and (Shouldn’t) Install By Yourself

Jan 15, 2019 10:11:20 AM / by Robert Lewis posted in diy, installation

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We’ve all experienced the hype after watching Fixer Upper on HGTV, but before you go an rip up your floor and try to install the distressed vintage oak you just have to have, take a look at what you can actually install by yourself.


With the different types of floors out there comes various levels of difficulty for each one. There are certain flooring projects that you could absolutely take care of after some YouTube tutorials, even if you’ve never seen a hammer in your life.

There are other types of flooring projects that you should absolutely leave to the professionals due to the level of detail, consideration, and work that is involved.


I’m going to break it down so that you can see what you can install by yourself and what you should leave to the trade professionals.



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