Which Way to Lay Laminate Flooring over an Existing Wooden Floor


Postby scousekevin » Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:16 am

Hello I hope someone experienced can give me a bit of advice.

I am going to lay laminate floor in a room with wooden floorboards, there is a bay window at one end of the room and the floor boards run lengh tways to and form the bay window. I have read quite a bit on the subject on various sites and there are many conflicting opinions as to in which direction the Laminate should be laid. I think it would be easier to cut the ends of the length if the laminate was running towards/away from the bay window, but that would mean the joints are running in the same direction as the floorboards.

Any advice would be much appreciated.

Thank YOU
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Postby welsh brickie » Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:37 pm

it does not matter which way its laid it will expand and contract anyway, so long as the floorboards are securely fixed.
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