Laminate Flooring Problem

Hi there,
I recently installed laminate flooring in my condo but unfortunately some of the gaps that I left along the wall (for seasonal expansion and contraction of the flooring) were just a little too wide. In one section there was a gap of about 1", in another small area the gap was 1.5". I was wondering if I could use a semi-T moulding or if I should just completely redo the floor.
Thanks for the help.
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Re-doing the floor is a bit radical. Think about using a contrasting trim and make it a "feature' instead of a mistake. Ed
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Did you install the quater-round base molding? Do you realize you are supposed to have used spacers to get the space right. Read the instructions and decide what has to be done. Some snap togehter laminate can only be snapped once so make sure you know what you got before taking anything apart.

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One room I did was not at all square and I had a similar problem as I approached one end. My solution was to add a second and smaller piece of base board moulding between the original baseboard and the quarter round. Cheers, JG
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Don't rip it up---you'll ruin in.
Go to home depot or someplace and buy a couple boxes of opposite (very dark for light floor, or very light for dark floor) laminate flooring. Rip it down on a table saw and install around the perimeter----but be sure to leave a small gap (the smallest permitted by the manuacturer).
Then put your base board (not resting on top of the floor) on top and skip the quarter round. Stock baseboards do a great job of hiding the gap---that's what I did in my dining room.
You will get an awesome looking "outline" on the floor that will look great. It's a lot of work, get a new tablesaw blade (or add a new blade to a rented on) and a compass to scribe where needed.
Don't rip up the floor---you will ruin the existing, installed stock.
B.

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