How to Install Laminate Flooring

New flooring is a great way to dramatically change the look of any room. Today we’ll show you an economical and durable way to update your floor using Flooring Liquidation centers laminate flooring. To prepare the installation the unopened plank should be placed in the same room that they will be installed in 48 hours before work begins.

Laminate Flooring Installation Tips Tampa, Florida

Make sure the surface is clean smooth and level for a complete list of plans and materials needed to complete this project visit flooring Liquidation Center. Since we are covering vinyl flooring, a polyethylene underlayment should be put on top of the vinyl. We are using an underlayment to help correct subtle variations in the subfloor reduce sound and add comfort on concrete you want to make sure the underlayment has a plastic attachment sheet to keep moisture out. Next you want to determine what direction the planks should lay for optimum aesthetic appeal. We recommend laying the planks parallel to the incoming light source next measure the room for square and width of the last row of flooring. If the last row is less than the width of the planks the first row will need to be cut when cutting the planks. The teeth of the saw should go into the top surface to reduce splintering.

Laminate Flooring Installation
Laminate Flooring Installation

Always lay planks left to right using 3/8 inch spacers between the wall and the planks be sure to stagger the planks between 12 and 24 inches apart. Insert the planks at a 45-degree angle and shimmy the piece until it locks into place and lays flat there should be no gaps between the planks. Whenever necessary use the installation block to tighten the floor spots, like door frames and cabinets, require glue after. Installing the planks, replace the baseboards and nail quarter rounds to the wall or baseboard that’s it you’ve now given an ordinary room and
extraordinary look with new laminate.

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