DIY Wood Floor Installation – Top 5 YouTube Videos

Hardwood is one of the most beautiful flooring options available. But you should also consider the cost associated with it. Especially if you are on a low budget you would want to do the wood flooring installation yourself. DIY wood installing might seem like a great way to save money, but it requires skill and expertise to pull of such a difficult job without any professional help. If you are not confident about the installation, it is always better to hire a professional.

There are many steps in hardwood installation process,

  1. Acclimating the wood
  2. Preparing the floor
    1. Removal of old flooring
    2. Examining the floor
    3. Leveling the floor
    4. Cleaning and sealing the floor
    5. Laying the moisture resistant sub-floor
  3. Taking the measurements accurately
  4. Installing the wood floor
  5. Finishing the wood floor installation

For those of you planning to install wood flooring on your own, we have collected 5 YouTube videos to help you with DIY wood flooring installation.

1. How to Install a Hardwood Floating Floor – by UrbanFloor

2. Hardwood Flooring Installation: Nail Down Solid Hardwood Installation – by Armstrong

3. How to Install Engineered Hardwood Flooring – by doitbest

4. Glue-Down Hardwood Floor Installation – by

Wait a minute; we mentioned top 5 YouTube videos and there are only 4 of them isn’t it? That’s the twist here. In all the above videos you’ll learn how to install wood flooring, but in the last one, you’ll know “How NOT to Install Wood Floor”. This video will help you solve the problems that might arise during the installation process.

5. How NOT to Install Wood Floor – by BuildDirect

On a final note, these are videos collected from YouTube to help you and meant for purely informational purposes. Hope you like our list and found it useful. Post in your comments below.

DIY Wood Floor Installation – Top 5 YouTube Videos was last modified: January 10th, 2014 by Jason Valasek

16 thoughts on “DIY Wood Floor Installation – Top 5 YouTube Videos

  1. Shari

    great videos – love the what not to do video-I think many people try to take short cuts or have their own ideas even with “how to” videos.

  2. Kungphoo

    This is great! I love that you have provided a step by step guide and videos to educate us on how to install hardwood floors. You can never learn too much! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Sue

    Good info for anyone considering installing wood flooring. I think many people want to save money by doing things themselves without enough knowledge and wind up paying even more in the end to fix the mistakes. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Deborah

    I would definitely hire a professional if I were to add wood flooring to my home. It’s better to do it right the first time than to have to deal with problems later.

  5. Jason

    Wow, what an informative post, very detailed. Only because of my carpentry background would I try this myself. You guys make it look easy when it is very difficult to do properly. Definitely a bookmark post! Thank you

  6. Debra Clark

    So much information! Hardwood floors add such beauty to a home. It’s good to know that with time, patience & lots of measuring, it just might be something I can tackle. Great post, thank you!

  7. Barbara Loraine

    Thanks for sharing the videos. I love DIY and projects and Youtube videos to make the job easier. Having said that, I want YOU to study these videos so YOU can install my new flooring! I believe that some things are best left to experts like you! The best thing these videos can do is to let people know – better call Express Flooring to do the job right! :-)

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