Remodeling or updating a home for most of the homeowners is a way to turn their homes into a place they always idolized to get by applying new trends while also preserving the happy memories they shared at there. Depending upon the construction and material used in flooring, tearing it can be rough, dirty, and time & money consuming task for many.
But most of the homeowners after knowing an estimation of a project may be tempted to handle it single hand to save their labor charges. While doing it so many can also tend to feel it enjoyable but being a best residential & commercial remodeling services Miami providers we believe that flooring demolition is a task that meant to be for professionals who know their job well than an amateur. Because for some homeowners floor removal can be a daunting task and there are some hidden challenges too that you don’t know until the project goes underway. So, we The Miami Floors got some nice DIY tips for you to consider before starting your flooring demolition:
- Before starting implementing your DIY tools and ideas, it is important to find out the starting spots from where you can start easily mostly the places where a floor is exposed and can be hit easily. So, It is adviced to start from the edges or corners of the room. Also, remove the fixtures that may obstruct the process of removing the tiles. Start removing your tile from the point you choose by continue thrashing of hammer, chisels and other equipment you have. But remember this effort going to take a lot from your side.
- For most of the flooring scenarios, the floor material like tile, natural stone etc will be attached directly with the subfloor like concrete but it may also be attached to other underlayments too like plywood or mortarboard etc. So, you have to access the underlayment your floor has been using because damaged underlayment has to remove to get better results.
- While removing the tiles it is also necessary to dispose of the broken tiles as soon because it will be impossible to clear it once it piled up. But also remember that broken floor material can be sharp at edges and heavy to lift. So, a heavy dustpan or shovel can help you there as well as a stiff broom. When all the debris is cleared completely do address your floor and remove the nails or other issues like adhesives, dust etc.
Conclusion: While the DIY instructions above may sound easy to tackle or achieve, but believe us a flooring demolition Process does not sound that easy as it looks on paper especially for those who want to handle it alone. DIY at some extent will bother you rather than seem enjoyable because, in reality, this process involves lot chuck of energy, breaking, creeping dirt & noise, energy, and time.
But indeed, this is what has to be achieved by specialists who have equipment and resources to get it done efficiently and effectively. Professionals have numerous advantages to offer that can impact big on your time and bills. We too offer safe removing of ceramic, porcelain, VCT, carpet, coating, hardwood expulsion and in an eco-friendly manner as all of our equipment including our floor stripping machine STORM – GENESIS– EXTREME runs on electricity rather than on gas.
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