When laying Chevron, the boards are laid using a mitre cut. This is a technique that requires precision and method when cutting and laying the boards. It gives a room character and even allows for creativity by inventing unique designs. If you want to start laying Chevron wood flooring, we have some tips for you.
Here we will cover the glued floating installation of Chevron wood flooring.
A layout plan is essential for the successful installation of your Chevron, as it will make it possible to balance the cuts. Use it to plan the number of rows, the laying direction, but also to see the pattern you want to create.
Check the flatness of your floor using a spirit level. Wood flooring must be laid on a clean, dry and level floor.
Mark the room’s centre line using your layout plan; it will be the reference to start installing.
To lay your Chevron wood floor, you will need: chevron wood flooring, skirting boards, Isol 30 underlay, adhesive tape, masking paper, blocks, a tape measure, a pencil, a square, a circular saw, a cutter, a hammer, a mason's ruler, a pull bar, gloves, Presto Gun adhesive, wedges, a cloth.
Follow these steps to successfully lay your chevron wood floor.
Filling in the spaces along a wall:
Filling a corner:
Leave the room empty for 24 hours to allow the wood to settle.
10. Remove the wedges.
11. Finish the installation by covering the expansion gaps using the appropriate accessories (skirting boards, radiator rings, threshold bars, etc.).
Installing Chevron wood floor requires good technical knowledge. If you need advice, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our Panaget experts.
For further information, download the tip sheet.
NOTE: Please note that all forms of masking tape should be checked for compatibility with lacquered wood flooring before use (consult the manufacturer if necessary).
Also, if the application time is too long, the adhesive may transfer to the lacquer.