dcsimg

What is a floating floor? And do I need it under kitchen cabinets?

Answered by Brendan ~ April 28, 2010 ~ No Comments

What exactly is a floating floor? I was told I may need it under the new kitchen cabinets that I am planning to installed. Is this necessary?

Olivia ~ Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Brendan Fowler

A floating floor is a floor that has no positive attachment to the sub-floor below it. This is very common flooring installation method. I would not recommend installing cabinets over the top of a floating floor. The installation of cabinets over the top of a floating floor essentially creates a positive connection between the flooring and the sub-floor thus changing the characteristics of the flooring. Floating floors should go in after the cabinets have been installed.

No Responses to “What is a floating floor? And do I need it under kitchen cabinets?”

From the Reliable Remodeler Directory

You may be interested in these Pennsylvania Home Improvement Contractors: