select floors with the aesthetic look and functions you need — like easy install, waterproof, etc.
remove carpet, carpet pad, and tack strips
prep the subfloor by sweeping + leveling with underlayment concrete if needed
start on the left side of the longest wall and attach planks with a click or tongue & groove
install flooring row by row, staggering the joints
install baseboards and quarter round moulding (optional) to finish the edges