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5 DIY Steps to Laying Laminate Flooring on Wooden Floors

Laying Laminate Flooring

Laying laminate flooring on wooden floors can be tricky, but it’s not impossible. The best way to avoid problems and potential disasters is to do what you can before the floor covering is installed. This article has 5 easy and practical DIY steps that can help you lay laminate flooring on your wooden floors. Get the another tips how to decor with wood molding.

Moisten the Wooden Floors

Moisten the Wooden Floors

The first step of a wood floor refinishing project is to prepare the floors. First, the old finish needs to be removed. Begin by identifying the type of finish that is currently on the floor.

If it is polyurethane, varnish, lacquer, or shellac, then you can use a chemical stripper to remove it. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to prepare the solution and apply it to the floor.

If it is wax, then you

Lay down a sheet of plywood

The second step is to lay down a sheet of plywood. You can use a table saw or circular saw to make the cuts in the plywood. If you are using a circular saw, it is important to make sure that you use clamps to hold the wood in place while you cut it. Clamps will prevent your project from tipping and falling off your work surface during the cutting process.

Measure and mark the floors

Measure and mark the floors

The third step is to measure and mark the floor. The height of the steps can be measured with a metal tape measure. Place it next to the doorframe and then use a pen to draw a line on the floor at that height. Use a carpenter’s square to draw straight lines from corner to corner of the room, and make sure they are parallel with your first measurement. You can also use chalk to mark off your lines if you prefer, but make sure you wipe them off before moving on.

Cut out the pieces to fit in between your marked lines

Cut out the pieces to fit in between your marked lines

Set up your sewing machine with a zigzag stitch

Start sewing the top of the dress on the right side of the fabric. Sew about 1/4 of an inch down from the top on the right side.

Start sewing on the left side of the fabric about 1/4 of an inch down from the top. Sew about 1/4 of an inch down from the top on the left side. Sew along the curve of your hem line, gathering evenly so it is smooth and even at the bottom.

Apply adhesive to one side of each board

How to apply adhesive to one side of each board:

1. Clean the surface of the boards by wiping with a dry cloth and then wipe it with a damp cloth and then dry it.

2. Squeeze an even amount of adhesive on the clean surface of one board and spread it evenly with a putty knife or paint roller so that all the fibers of the board are covered.

3. Apply an even amount of glue to both surfaces of the next board and press firmly together so that they adhere to each other, making sure there is no air between them.

4. Repeat this until all boards have been glued together, but not yet glued on their long edges. Make sure that you glue boards together in pairs so they can be flipped over easily after they have been painted.

Why You Should Lay Laminate Flooring on Wooden Floors

When you lay laminate flooring on top of hardwood products Houston, it will stay flat. Wooden floors are not typically level because of the unevenness of the wood. When you lay laminate flooring on top, it will not buckle or warp because it is made out of a plastic material. This will keep your floor looking like new for longer periods of time.


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