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Laying laminate flooring in one room, carpet/lino in another

Postby matt20 » Fri Aug 17, 2007 1:18 pm

I am considering laying laminate flooring on the whole ground floor of my property, with the exception of the kitchen, which I plan to lay with tiles at a later date.

There is currently wood flooring effect 'lino' type flooring in my kitchen - how do I deal with joining this with the new laminate flooring where they meet?
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Postby foxxyladyfour » Tue Oct 16, 2007 11:49 am

I am also about to lay laminate in one room and already have wood effect lino in the adjoining room , so could do with an answer to this prob too!
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Postby Ken Woodchef » Wed Oct 17, 2007 10:53 pm

Hi, you will need to obtain a reducing strip (teardrop profile) to provide a step-down of the differing heights between the Laminate and lino at the door threshold. The type and height of this will depend on the depth of the finished laminate (depending on the type of underlay used under the Laminate).

Check the height of the finished Laminate floor and the width of door (between inner cheeks of frame) then take this to a flooring store or large DIY store where they will have a variety of reducing strips.

Hope this helps

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