Floor Install Tips - Floating Wood Floors
Installing a wood floor over an existing floor or concrete slab.
Reasons as to why one would float a hardwood or laminate floor:
Floating floors are ideal for those that have multiple floor coverings that may be too troublesome to remove or too costly to renovate.
One way to understand the floating floor concept is to think of a jigsaw puzzle.With a jigsaw puzzle, pieces connect to each other, not to the table. Serving to keep the puzzle in place: weight of the puzzle; friction contact between puzzle and table; side-to-side attachment of the individual pieces.