Laminate Flooring Direction

Which Direction Should You Install Laminate Flooring?

Deciding which direction to lay your laminate flooring often takes far longer than it really should. This is primarily due to the many articles offering contradictory advice. The truth is that you need to decide the direction for yourself and stick to the plan. It has been most common through history to lay hardwood flooring …

You Can Paint Laminate Flooring – But You May Not Want To!

A common theme around online DIY forums and craft blogs is the concept of whether you can paint laminate flooring. In fact, there are hundreds of posts and forum threads that attempt to answer the question “can you paint laminate flooring?” In this post, I will provide my take on the answer to this question …

Staggered Laminate Flooring

How to Stagger Laminate Flooring!

When laying a new laminate floor you should be looking to stagger the laminate boards. While there are no steadfast rules to doing this, if you understand the basic concepts as to why it matters you will more likely than not lay a floor that is more aesthetically pleasing, likely to last a lot longer, …

Acclimate Laminate

How to Acclimate Laminate Flooring!

Laying laminate flooring requires a lot of pre-thought and planning. It’s the seemingly little things that can make a big difference to how your flooring will look in a years time. Acclimating your laminate flooring is one of those areas that first-time laminate DIYists sometimes believe to be unnecessary. Many will find out the hard …