21.09.2016 | Before installing laminate flooring, it’s helpful to keep a few basic facts in mind: the dimensions and any special characteristics of the room, available tools and materials, and the preferred thickness and structure of the flooring. You start with the #underlayment.
21.09.2016 | Various underlayment materials are available for meeting different requirements. On mineral substrates, it’s essential to spread a vapour barrier before installing underlayments to insulate against impact sound and reflected walking noise. This is the basis for laying the actual laminate flooring using the “cut-and-clic” method.
21.09.2016 | Laying laminate panels is child’s play because the panels simply snap together when angled and then pressed with a thumb. Our DIY specialist, Thomas, shows how much space should be left along walls and between joints. Here’s a tip: you don’t need a rule to cut them to size! And what about #special situations like doors and heating installations?
21.09.2016 | If you don’t want to shorten door frames, this clip shows an alternative. It’s also easy to install flooring around heating pipes. The room is rounded off with #accessories.
21.09.2016 | What about transitions to other rooms? The last step is placing the skirting boards – the different styles give the room a special touch. Now the important thing is proper care. #care