Hardwood installation made easy. Hire a pro.
While some old TV commercials suggest that you can install ( a ) hardwood flooring yourself (in a cocktail dress no less!), this is a job that’s best left to a seasoned professional. But here are a few facts you might want to know about what to expect.
When it comes to the furniture, however, you will need to move any items that are in or on that furniture yourself. Like lamps, books and knick knacks.
A tiny bit of touch-up on the trim. Whether you removed the baseboards and molding yourself or had the installer do it, the process of taking them down and putting them back up might mean you have to do a teensy bit of touch-up painting here and there.
But you’ll be enjoying your beautiful new hardwood flooring while you do it. So it really won’t feel like work.