Archive for the 'Laminate Flooring' Category

Types of laminate flooring

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Laminate floors have been popular in some European countries for a good many years. In Sweden for example laminate wood floors using a thin layer of oak adhered to a cheap softwood base was used in public or social housing as long ago as the late 1960’s. Today laminates of many types are in common […]

Cutting laminate flooring

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Now that laminate flooring is growing in popularity, many more people are fitting this themselves as it is an item that is on display in DIY supply stores. Today most homes have central heating so inevitably there will be piping to cut round and as the floor level is being raised it will be necessary […]

DIY Tips - How to Lay Laminate Flooring

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

A laminate floor saves on the expense of buying solid wood flooring and is something you can easily lay yourself. The first step is to prepare the floor. A laminate floor needs a level concrete base beneath it, so you should carefully brush the floor to remove dust, dirt and debris. Use a spirit level […]

Laminate Flooring Installation

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Laminate Flooring Installation Instructions The following guidelines are for general use when installing laminate or wood flooring as a home improvement, always check the manufacturers information and installation details before any work commences or it may lead to the invalidation of any guarantees of you laminate floor Make Sure the Floor is Even Before laying […]