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Wood Flooring Installation Test (Continuing Education)

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Wood Flooring Installation Test

Why do manufacturers recommend that flooring be acclimatized prior to the installation?

When laying out wood flooring how is it recommended to be installed?
  1. Running along the longest wall
  2. Running along the shortest wall
  3. Start in the middle of the room
  4. Start in the closet
When installing wood flooring in a bedroom, what is recommended around the perimeter of the room to allow for expansion and contraction?
  1. Add caulking between the wall and the floor
  2. Leave a gap between the floor and the wall
  3. Do not nail the last 6" of the board
  4. Add extra nails in the middle of the room
Describe a flooring nailer and it's operation.

When installing hardwood flooring, what is done to the first row of flooring?
  1. Cut to fit parallel in the room
  2. Nailed and glued into place
  3. Face nailed to add strength
  4. All of the above
When installing hardwood flooring, what is done when you are required to change directions with the floor?
  1. Cut off the tongue
  2. Mitre the corner
  3. Change directions with a butt edge
  4. Add a spline
When installing a base molding such as a cove base, or quarter round it is recommended to add as many nails as possible through the molding directly into the floor.
  1. True
  2. False
When installing any type of flooring the door jamb can stay in place, however it can be cut down in place with the help of what type of saw?
  1. Flooring saw
  2. Reciprocating saw
  3. Circular saw
  4. Jamb saw
When installing flooring you may see the installer lay out 8-10 rows of flooring loosely in front of where he is installing. What is the name of this process?
  1. Racking
  2. Installing flooring
  3. Prepping
  4. Pre laying
What is the first thing to lay on the floor before installing laminate flooring?
  1. Concrete
  2. Glue
  3. Underlayment
  4. Flooring
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