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Plan Your Project
Plan Your Project
Choosing Your Floor
Mirage Classic
Mirage Engineered
Mirage Lock
Mirage Classic
A) Before You Begin
  • Install floor last when doing renovations.
  • Heat your home for at least one week before installation.
  • Keep subfloor dry and make sure basement is well ventilated.
  • Acclimatize the wood for at least 24 hours before installing.
  • Maintain relative humidity between 30% and 60%.
  • Use a hygrometer [relative humidity indicator] to check moisture content in the air to ensure that relative humidity is within the recommended range.
  * Important: Wear your security equipment and maintain a safe environment at all times.
Prepare your tools and accessories
Check subfloor moisture level
Check that subfloor is appropriate
Clean the subfloor
B) Preparation
Sketch out the installation
Lay felt paper
Open a few boxes and lay out boards in the same position they will be installed
Draw a line marking the first row
C) Laying Boards
Place, drill, and nail the first row
Use trimmed boards to start next row
Nail first rows by hand
Use floor stapler as soon as possible
Nail last rows by hand
Enjoy your Mirage floor for many years to come!
In the event of a discrepancy between the information written in this section and the Installation Guide, the latter shall prevail.