DIY and professional installation of laminate flooring
The installation of laminate flooring is a time-taking process, which should be step by step, keeping to manufacturer’s installation recommendations. The first stage of laminate flooring installation is covering the floor with underlayment. Using utility knife, cut the needed piece of underlayment and install it. Then start installing laminate boards ( along the wall). You should make shims between the wall and laminate board to provide a gap allowing the floor moving.
If you hesitate how to install laminate flooring – you may watch short video instructions with step by step instructions of doing the labour. You won’t need many instruments when installing laminate, but a saw will be needed. If you do not own tools, rent them. There is no need to buy new tools when you do not plan to work with them often. Ask your neighbours or friends if they may borrow you equipment which will help you in laminate installation. Do not forget that professional installation of laminate flooring cost is sometimes more than the cost of materials. The labour is about $2-5 for installing only one square foot. If you need to cover at least 500 square feet, you need to prepare thousands of dollars to give to professional. No doubts, if a houseowner can let himself paying for skilled job, it is easier to call a master. You will get rid of a headache – in a day or two the flooring installation in your house will be done. Besides this you will get a warranty for the work.