When you want to differentiate between installing floating floors and nailing or gluing methods, you must weigh the pros and cons before making any final decision.
One of the most obvious advantages of floating floor compared with non floating floor is that it is easy to install. Floating floors can be pieced together like a jigsaw - leading to a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly approach by eliminating odors and confusing adhesives and reducing installation time.
Another major advantage of choosing a floating floor over a non floating type is the way it responds to changes in humidity. The floating floor is installed as a large piece, and if it is not used for wall restriction, the surface can be moved in theory. This is a positive aspect because it allows the floor to adapt to changes in room humidity by expanding and shrinking.
However, the disadvantage is that the floating floor is easier to wear than its floating floor. Floating floors usually contain thinner materials that cannot be ground, often resulting in shorter service life. Therefore, in the long run, the flow of retail stores, offices and restaurants may be more favorable than that of ordinary people's commercial space.
Another disadvantage of floating floor is that this method is more noisy and hollow than traditional nailing or glue type methods. This is mainly due to poor quality of floor materials or incorrect installation. However, a thick (¼ ") cork cushion can help eliminate all unnecessary noise and can be installed directly under any steam barrier required by the manufacturer.