help with laminate


HI All
Do i need Cork for the space between the laminate and the skirt, or do i just leave the space empty?
thanks
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I've used cork in the past, but if the floors big enough you could just leave it. However, I recently laid a floor in my kitchen, and I used brown frame sealant all the way round. It will flex to take movement, but if there's a big water spill, say the dishwasher leaks, it should help to prevent water getting under and into the floor.
Al
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Get yourself some beading. Or alternativley, for a better result, remove the skirting, lay the laminate leaving an 8mm gap then re-fit the skirting for a professional look.
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Beading is the next stage on, I can't imagine anyone laying a laminate floor not using beading to finish the job.
I'm sure the OP was going to do exactly what you suggest, once they'd filled that gap. As for remounting skirting boards, it's a right royal PITA and I'd only do it if they needed replacing anyway. Beading is far easier/cleaner.
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