Laminate wood flooring is installed by locking the pieces together with a tongue and groove design, and then gluing them together at the edges on top of a closed-cell polyethylene foam padding. Installing a laminate wood... More »

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Pergo, Mohawk and Quick-Step are good brands of laminate flooring, according to Home Flooring Pros. Shaw and Mannington are also highly rated laminate flooring brands. More »

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Highly rated brands of engineered wood flooring include Westhollow, North American Hardwood and Saso, according to iFloor.com. IFloor reviewers rate brands out of five stars based on eight categories: color and design, w... More »

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To install IKEA laminate flooring, remove the tongue part of several pieces of laminate, place spacers along the wall to leave a 1/4 inch gap, and put the first piece of flooring in place. Lay all the other pieces to com... More »

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If applicable, remove carpet, base boards, carpet padding and tack strips. Level and clean the floor, and then measure it. Take those measurements, and calculate how much flooring will be needed. Under-cut the door frame... More »

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To install wood flooring over concrete, lay 6-millimeter polyethylene sheeting over the concrete, and use concrete screws placed at 16-inch intervals to fasten 3/4-inch pressure-treated plywood to the concrete. Finally, ... More »

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To install porcelain tile, remove the old flooring, apply thin set with a trowel, lay cement boards, apply more thin set on top of the cement boards, and lay out the tiles. Once the tiles are set, mix and apply the grout... More »

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