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Installing Laminate Flooring – A How-To Guide

A video step by step guide to installing laminate flooring. Everything you need to know about how to install laminate floors.

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5 Things to Know about Buying Laminate Floors

Learn how to buy the right laminate flooring that will last you a long time. Here are 5 things about laminate flooring that you need to know about to make that happen.

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How to Install Laminate Flooring – Part 1 – The Tapping Block

Matt shows you how to install a laminate floor including proper use of a tapping block, making sure you don’t break the tongue on the laminate flooring boards.

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How to Install Laminate Flooring – Part 2 – The Pull Bar

When installing laminate flooring close to a wall you’ll need another piece of equipment – the pull bar. Matt from BuildDirect explains how to use it here.

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(11) Comments

  1. Your video on 5 Things To Know About Buying Laminate Flooring is very informative. Thank you. Does all of that information also apply to engineered hardwood flooring? My condo is heated via radiant heat which, of course, means that water is running through pipes that are encased in concrete flooring. In this case, moisture-resistance is a larger than usual issue. How reliable is engineered hardwood flooring with this type of heating system?

    • Engineered wood differs from laminate in a fundamental way, even if they’re kind of similar in terms of board design. With engineered, you get real wood as opposed to an image of wood (or stone, etc) that you’d get with laminate. As such, if you are thinking of going with engineered flooring, make sure that the particular product line is radiant heat-friendly. A lot of engineered wood products are. But, not all of them.

  2. i have a project of about 600 sq ft of area to do; this video is quite easy on showing the do’s and don’t on laminated flooring, im going to try the savanna cherry with underpad attatched to it onto a concrete flooring i now know i need to install a moisture barrier check the flatness of the surface and price all material needed, i have my floor stripped and cleaned all i need to do is order at a good deal for xmas that way i can gain some points at home if u know what i mean thank so much for the info i will be ordering within the next few days , still looking for the bargain prices

  3. I bough luminate 12 mm for my living room.When I opened founded luminate three diferent sizes:
    6 planks- 1206mm*136mm*12mm;
    6 planks-683mm*136mm*12mm;
    6 planks-523mm*136mm*12mm.
    How can I installation it ?
    Thank you.

    • Hi Wayne,

      Thank you for the inquiry.

      Laminate Flooring is a completely synthetic material, and as such, has no appeal for termites.



  4. My mannington pecan laminate flooring is water damaged at the back door in my kitchen. I want to cut out the damaged area and put in a tile floor. My question is what do I use for the transition or separation from the tile and the existing flooring. Any suggestion are welcome. Thank you Doreen

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