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Other denominations

Parquet flooring installer; Parquet installer; Wooden flooring installer.


Parquet flooring installer is an occupation specialised in tasks related to the preparation, setting out and on-site placement of natural or synthetic wood parquet and flooring. The increased use of flooring with wooden finishes in new construction works and renovation projects in existing buildings, aside from creating an entire industry specialised in the pre-fabrication of different elements, pieces and systems with different types of wood as well as synthetic materials, has resulted in the specialisation of workers who lay this type of flooring and thus, the appearance of the occupation of parquet flooring installer.


  • Carry out a previous study, on the plans, of the graphic documentation or, on site, of the place where the flooring must be laid.
  • Prepare the work area and organise the environment, determining and adapting the necessary materials, tools, machines, auxiliary resources as well as the group and individual protective equipment.
  • Prepare the support where the flooring will be laid down, carrying out drainage, cleaning, levelling, drying, etc.
  • Set out the flooring that is to be laid out, take the measurements and locate the dimensions, lay out the lines, carry out levelling, modulation and distribution.
  • Cut and machine the pieces of the flooring, adjusting them to the layout.
  • Place the perimeter joint, insulation material and strips.
  • Veneer the wood, join together and nail or glue down the laths.
  • Place the skirting boards.
  • Rectify any misalignments
  • Sand down the flooring with the sander.
  • Choose the accessory elements, complements and finishes.
  • Carry out maintenance tasks, repair existing flooring and apply treatments to protect the wood.

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