I'm thinking of a refit in my bathroom (2.4m x 1.7m), so if I fit a
laminate flooring should it be fitted complete, and then the sink pedestal
(if I fit one) and toilet be installed on top of it, or should the reverse
happen (meaning I gotta cut around them once installed). If it is the
former, I'm worried the thickness of the laminate panels (7mm) would raise
the toilet too high to fit over the sewage outlet pipe, if you follow me?
Well removing and refitting the toilet is simple and laminate only lifts the
floor 10mm or so, so really you shouldn't have any problem with you sewage
outlet and it makes the finished result so much better. The sink can be more
problematic lining up the pipes.
I have done my bathroom in laminate floor, and lifted the toilet and
refitted it no problems and it has been down 2 years, make sure you get the
laminate that is designed for bathrooms though, more expensive but worth it!
Yes I've been looking at the stuff specially for bathrooms/kitchens. So did
you lay up to the bath itself (rather than under it) and, if so, what did
you do about securing it, lay a batten down or something, to but up against
The thing with laminate flooring is it's a 'floating floor' in other words
it doesn't get fixed down at all just laid on top of the existing floor.
When I laid my floor in the bathroom I used Aqualoc laid it up to 10mm from
the bath and all walls. I then used some matching trim all round and it
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