Laminate Flooring


A friend of my wifes has asked me to lay some laminate flooring (Click type) for them in their hall. The hall was originally fitted with glue type laminate flooring, which they have now removed. The original installation was done with the flooring put under the (cut) architraves etc. Does anybody have any tips/experience as to how I can get the last run of flooring under any architratraves that are already cut. If it was glue type I would just cut to suit, slide under the architrave and 'pull back' into position, but with click type this would not be easy! Any tips or ideas most welcome.
Cheeers
John
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If they are decorating the hall after the floor is fitted, then remove all the skirting boards and architraves before fitting the flooring. You still need the expansion gap around the edges though. Then replace the woodwork. It makes a fantastic finish to the flooring, and makes life a lot easier for the floor fitter. Remember too, to leave a small gap between the skirting and flooring to allow for expansion there as well.
If they have just decorated the hall, then you can use the technique of lifting the floor in the middle to slide it under the woodwork, but it's a hard job to do if you haven't tried it before, and needs the aid of one more person, usually, to make it happen.
So, my advice is tell them that you need to remove the skirting and architrave to make the job look beautiful, or your not doing it for them. :-)
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Forget the laminate mate - she's after your sparrow

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