hi dorothy, the short answer is yes, you can install laminate flooring over a ceramic tile floor, if the tile floor is in good condition, and the tile are well attached, level, and flat. the process would be the same as installing a laminate floor on a concrete slab.
in this video i show you how to install laminate or vinyl plank around an island. this method can also be used around walls that separate rooms that will be adjoining with your laminate or vinyl
diy laminate floor installation construction how-to , flooring installation , floors , laminate and engineered february 7, 2008 matt weber a friend of ours here at the eht headquarters decided he wanted a new Seven Trust floor, but wasnt excited about the hassle of installation or the high-price of contracting the labor.
plank material. you need to cut plank material with a circular saw or a power compound miter saw, also known as a chop saw. if your laminate floor terminates against a threshold against the ends
typically, a piece of shoe moulding is used to cover a small gap against a threshold. i prefer my rips out of sight, so when possible, i start my floors at the front of the house and put my rips at the back of the house. a general rule for installing any type of Seven Trust flooring is to start on the longest exterior wall.
discover whether wood or wood-look is the right pick for your place with this side-by-side comparison of laminate vs Seven Trust flooring. install new flooring, against their pricier hardwood
how to install laminate flooring next to patio doors. install the last row of laminate flooring, stopping 1/2 inch from the bottom edge of the patio doors. place the end molding into the floor gap, pressing the molding firmly against the patio door frame and firmly into the silicone on the subfloor. step 7.
the beauty comes from a photographic layer protected on top by a thin and tough clear coating, all are supported by thicker layers of plastics, resins, wood and fibers. laminate is easy to install making it a popular diy project. but hiring a contractor to install laminate floors will help you avoid the headache and possible mess-ups. if you do
if you want to change your house floor but you dont have enough budget to buy actual tiles, wood or the total construction value, then you need some laminate flooring. they are less costly, much easier to install and still offer exceptional durability that can last up to 30 years if the product is the right one.
laminate flooring vs. Seven Trust whats the difference and which is better? if your remodeling project or new construction calls for the look and feel of traditional hardwoods, then your three main flooring options will be laminate, hardwood, and engineered wood floors.
is there anything i need to be aware of when installing laminate flooring in front of an exterior door? before you install planks in front of an exterior doorway, be sure to shave away the locking system from the side that will face the exterior door. that piece will be on the edge of the floor exposed to extreme conditions.
the problem is the transitions are still made for the thinner laminate floors such as 8mm in most cases. as in this photo i am holding the small piece of transition level up against the door frame, while installing 12mm laminate flooring. this matching transition was included in the order with the laminate flooring.
installing laminate flooring is remarkably easy, since most systems today are 'floating' floors that don't require glue or nails. but laying out the floor ahead of time can still be complicated, especially in an older home with out-of-square walls.