Prior to installation of the laminate on the floor, shouldensure that the rough floor indoors even. You can check this with a spirit level. If the floor will be uneven, need their alignment, such as a dry screed technology. And if there are small depressions and hollows, for the correct folding of the laminate can be simply putty with a special solution.
And so, you have done a preliminary draftswork, buy the right amount of packaging laminate with you and he was taken to the site. Do not rush immediately to open the package and start it lay. As technology laminate laying on the floor that requires getting used to the floor covering to the temperature conditions of the room. Let your packing 'em in the room for 1-2 days.
For the installation of the laminate floor will need:
- laminate substrate,
- Saw jigsaw or end,
- a hammer,
- Scotch paint,
For proper placement of the laminate, the prepared base substrate laminate floor, spread, and all the joints connect with adhesive tape.
Better if it will be a cork, it will protect your laminate flooring from moisture, heat, and add additional noise insulation, as well as hide the minor unevenness in the floor.
Adhering to the technology of laying laminate floor,begin to lay the first horizontal row of laminate flat angle stykuya ends of the board. Further alignment will be on this series is very important to assemble it correctly. When he reached the last board in the series, measure its length and cut, taking into account the gap. Remember that for the correct folding of the laminate, it is necessary to take into account the gap between the laminate and the wall at both ends of the series, the minimum is 8 millimeters.
Now, the remaining piece of the laminate from the first series,if it is along the length of at least 20 centimeters, go first board in the second row. Laying in Extension saves material and makes the laminate cover picture more impressive. This technology laminate laying on the floor makes the end joints less visible.
If you do hoite Extension board in 1/3, then 1/3 of the cut from the board and start the second row with her. Less of this option - no savings laminate to trim away a lot of stuff.
The next series is going the same way as the first row.
Connect both series, if necessary, then tap them with a hammer and nastavki.
The resulting surface of the slide from the floor to the wall and place the wedges to them as you can use the remnants of the laminate.
Consider also your walls and irregularities during the installation wedges. They may require different thicknesses.
Further, the process of installing a laminate floor, going along the same lines.
When you get to the last strip, it cannot fit between the wall and the surface of the finished laminate. Measure the distance in a few places between the wall and ready to laminate. Draw a pencil to mark the desired laminate strips and saw off a jigsaw. Lay, as before, leaving the desired gap.