There are a couple things to consider when deciding what is the best saw for cutting laminate flooring. Laminate flooring, because of its durability, is a very hard material. While any type of saw (table, circular, jigsaw, etc.) can be used to cut planks, the type of blade used can make a huge difference.
Use a flooring saw like this type Skill Flooring Saw. Much much safer and easier to use than a table saw. Look at the video in the link. Here
Then install shoe molding over the expansion joints and use transition strips to connect the laminate to adjoining surfaces, such as tile or carpet. Do not nail through the floor, just through the trim and wall. Your laminate floor installation is now complete, and you are able to resume use of your room immediately.
Temperature and humidity can affect flooring planks. Acclimate the flooring in the house for 48 hours before installation. Stack the laminate flooring being used flat on the floor. Remove any plastic wrapping from the boxes and leave air space around each box to allow air to freely circulate around them. Have about 10
Unfortunately, a laminate floor doesn't come in the size of your room. This means you'll need to saw some of your boards to make them fit. We'll show you how to use three different kinds of saws. HANDSAW: Sawing your boards can actually be done with a regular handsaw. Make a small cut first and then saw on! It's ideal
What many people don't seem to realize is that cutting laminate flooring is generally the hardest part of the whole installation process. It's simple enough, but there's a number of blunders an amateur can make which can render a plank unfit to be used in your home and if you do it enough… well, you're
This savvy guide teaches you how to install laminate flooring like a boss. You can print this out and follow it whilst laying laminate flooring.
In this post I will explain how to mark a laminate plank and how easy it can be cutting laminate flooring around a doorjamb. I will show you a few great tips that you can use to do this.
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Please don't listen to what some of the DIY websites say about how to cut laminate flooring! Because laminate is a man made material containing glues and resins it absolutely ruins the cutting edges of normal saw blades. Blades blunt quickly and you can burn out the motor of a power saw by trying to cut laminate flooring
Laminate flooring is layered like plywood, and the top layer usually consists of a coating of hard plastic. This coating chips easily, so you need to cut laminate flooring boards with care. A simple
How to Cut Laminate Flooring. If you are doing a laminate flooring installation that only requires making straight cuts, you will need a circular saw. You might be able to get by with a handsaw for a small job. If you also need to cut