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Where to Start: Beginning a Laminate Flooring Installation

Where to Start: Beginning a Laminate Flooring Installation

Dear Sian, Many people can relate to your nervousness to start a laminate flooring installation. The beginning of any big project is critical. You want to start it on the right note so everything runs smoothly. You’re in luck! A laminate flooring installation doesn’t require years of on-the-job training and experience. It’s ideal for DIYers. To help you enjoy the ... Read More »

When Do I Need to Use a Transition Molding?

When Do I Need to Use a Transition Molding?

Dear Randy, This is a great question. The need for a transition piece can be confusing in rooms with unique sizes and shapes. As a rule, we recommend using transitional molding in any room that is larger than 30 feet in width without any obstructions. Without this, the stability and strength of your floors are in jeopardy. You are installing a ... Read More »

Installing Underlayment With Laminate Flooring on Stairs

Installing Underlayment With Laminate Flooring on Stairs

Dear Elaine, Great question! Underlayment is usually such a crucial part of laminate flooring installations, but when it comes to your staircase, you can leave your underlayment behind. When you install laminate flooring on your stairs, you must glue the planks to the thread and riser. You cannot use the click and lock installation method for this type of install. ... Read More »

What Tools Do I Need to Install Laminate Flooring?

What Tools Do I Need to Install Laminate Flooring?

Dear Brian, There are really only about five tools that you’ll need to install laminate flooring. They are as follows: 1. Tape Measure You’ll need to measure your space so that you can cut your laminate flooring pieces to fit precisely. A tape measure is the best and easiest way to do this. 2. Jigsaw At Best Laminate, we like ... Read More »

Your Guide to Installing Laminate Flooring On an Uneven Subfloor

Your Guide to Installing Laminate Flooring On an Uneven Subfloor

Your guide to installing laminate flooring on an uneven subfloor requires you to pay attention to a few key aspects. Follow the tips below and your installation should go smoothly! How Level Is Your Subfloor? Most manufacturers require you to have it level to within ¼” over 10 ft. This is to insure the integrity of the floor and will ... Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions about Laminate Flooring: Ordering & More

Frequently Asked Questions about Laminate Flooring: Ordering & More

We know there are many questions when it comes to ordering and buying new flooring, especially through an online retailer. We talk with customers daily and have compiled the top 6 frequently asked questions about laminate flooring focused on ordering. 1. I am looking at using laminate at my front entryway. Would there be any problems with front door traffic or moisture? ... Read More »

Laminate Flooring Frequently Asked Questions: Installation & More

Laminate Flooring Frequently Asked Questions: Installation & More

Installation of a laminate floor can be a DIY project. For first time installations, there are many questions and concerns. Here’s a list of the 8 most frequently asked questions about laminate flooring installation. 1. What is the recommended thickness for laminate flooring? The thicker a laminate floor is, the more sturdy it will be. If you are installing on ... Read More »

Laminate Flooring Frequently Asked Questions: Durability & More

Laminate Flooring Frequently Asked Questions: Durability & More

We know that purchasing new flooring can be a big decision. We talked to first-time flooring buyers all the time and have gathered a list of 8 most frequently asked questions focused on laminate flooring durability. 1. We are looking for something to go with tongue and groove walls.  We have small kids and a dog and need something durable.  What ... Read More »

Do It Yourself Laminate Flooring Installation

Do It Yourself Laminate Flooring Installation

Bestlaminate is here with a guide to do it yourself laminate flooring installation. Laminate flooring is one of the most popular choices among homeowners and is a great do it yourself project!  From the affordability to the simple installation, laminate flooring can be a fairly simple change that can transform your home. Installation of laminate flooring is known to be DIY friendly. ... Read More »

Hiring a Flooring Installer

Hiring a Flooring Installer

Hiring a flooring installer is a very important part of your project if you have decided you do not want to do it yourself. Although laminate flooring is one of the most DIY friendly flooring options on the market, not everyone feels comfortable with installing it without a pro and that is completely understandable. But don’t worry! Bestlaminate is here ... Read More »