Hi my name is Samuel. I am a trim carpenter and exquisite concrete designs installer with 8yrs of professional experience. I want to give you some insight on how to lay laminate floors. I want to share this revolutionary product floating laminate wood floors. Laying laminate floors would be a great option for you to go with, if you want to save a buck like we all do in this time of recession. DIY! Its really very easy to understand from the first plank you clip together. Not to worry, I am here to help you in learning all you need to know.
When it comes to looking great, simple installation, on a budget but still durable. Nothing come close to laminate flooring. Everything you need for installing your laminate flooring always comes with easy to follow instructions on the box its going to make your work a breeze. Floating Laminate floors are not attach to your existing floor so that why I mean by is quick and easy. Trust me! I had homeowners that I have talked through with the beginning process and in no time understand laying laminate flooring. Its simple laminate floors clip and locks together upon attachment. How easy is that? Imagine no glue or nails, to install this type of floor. Wow, you can actually detach it for any reason, so if you move your floors can come with you. How cool is that? Lets say you want to sell you laminate floor? You could do so and make your money back plus an installing fee, because after you learn the information you gather from this site, you will be a Pro.
The secret behind glueless laminate flooring is each plank clipping together. Its a simple locking system that can help you fit each piece with ease. No more thinking like the past. This is the future! Think of it this way. Before you would have to hire a wood floor expert. Now a day you can have it done if you can learn certain tips and tricks. Now that being said! Time to get started ready!
Before you lay anything down on your concrete floor. Make sure to sweep the floor for rocks or anything else from the floor. After its important to lay a dry proof insulator. This help the water not to penetrate into the sub-floor. There are several variety of these liners you can choose from to pick the best that suits your sub-floor. Laminate floors have a large selection of that may have built in under liner. Its still best recommended to apply this damp proof laminate underlayment to your concrete floors. Insulation is another thought you should put into consideration. For absorbing noise and keeping moisture out is part of these laminate underlayments duties. There are different types of noise reduction insulator too. I explain in great detail of this product in my other article “Laminate Underlayment “.Be sure to research on this product before picking your laminate floor.
Now that you have learn the first process in laying laminate flooring, we can begin with the next step. Laying out the right direction for your floor. It is very simple! You must determine how the sunlight enters the room and lay the floor on the same direction of the sun rays. This helps you make the room larger. If you have a hallway you are recommend to lay the floor the long way to flow with the room. When I say the long way, this means to lay your laminate floor with the lines of the groves long. Where you can follow your grove lines as you walk. The best decision in laying laminate floors down is using your entry way as a guide. Laying your laminate floors the long way in the same direction as people enter your house or room is the best choice. Why? Because it flows with people entering your home or room. Its really not that complicated because when it comes down to it. Your preference is the bottom line!!
The best laminate flooring is well known for its superb durability and marvelous impact resistance. Its also known for its identical look and feel of real hardwood. Some of the best laminate flooring can actually fool a person to believing that you just laid a hardwood floor down. Shoes of any kind will not cause indentation to a quality laminate floor. Cigars or cigarette that are drop for seconds will not burn through. Plus worries of water getting on this type of floor is not an issue.