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Why Need to Adapt to Laminate Flooring and How to Do It?

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Why Need to Adapt to Laminate Flooring and How to Do It?

The quality of home decoration depends on the decoration and the selection of materials. Therefore, the decoration materials are not selected, and the decoration is useless no matter how good it is. Especially the wood flooring in livingroom at home, many people don't know which is better, solid wood flooring or composite flooring.

Engineered timber flooring is a floor made of natural wood directly processed. It is a natural solid wood texture and has a great texture.

Composite flooring is divided into solid wood composite wood flooring and reinforced composite wood flooring. Parquet is a single piece of high-quality solid wood sawn and sliced into surface board, core board and bottom board. Then, the three monolithic pieces are glued together according to the three-dimensional arrangement of longitudinal, transverse and longitudinal directions, and pressed at high temperature to form boards, which are divided into three layers and multiple layers.

Laminated composite flooring, also called impregnated paper laminated wood flooring, consists of a wear-resistant layer, a decorative layer, a high-density substrate layer, and a balanced (moisture-proof) layer.

Laminate plank flooring has many advantages such as abrasion resistance, beautiful appearance, environmental protection, moisture resistance, mothproof, easy installation, easy cleaning and care, economical and practical, etc., which has won more consumers' favor.

Laminate floors are just like sanding hardwood floors and need to be adapted in the room to be installed before the actual installation. The core material of laminate flooring may be affected by humidity and temperature conditions in its environment.

What If You Are Not Used to Laminate Flooring?

Once the wood look laminate flooring does not adapt to the humidity and temperature of the room, the wood board is easily compressed or expanded from the installation position. If the board expands or shrinks, it may cause a bend or gap at the joint.

Each manufacturer has instructions on how to properly adapt its laminate flooring products. Read through these product installation instructions before installation. There are still some general guidelines that you can follow.

It is very necessary for laminate flooring to adapt to the environment. Please put the non slip laminate flooring you bought in the room to be laid at least 2 days in advance to give them enough time to adapt to the expansion or contraction of the room temperature and humidity. This prevents bending or other problems after installation.

Remove the existing skirting line from the wall using a pry bar. Put the part aside and reinstall it. Floating laminate (the kind used in this project) should be installed on a hard, smooth surface, such as vinyl. If the existing floor is damaged, remove it to expose the floor.

The following are general guidelines common to most manufacturers.

After ensuring that the humidity and temperature in the room are stable, place the cartons side by side in the middle of the floor. Keep the box at least 3 feet away from the outer wall. In addition, keep it away from any heating and cooling vents.

These engineered laminate floors need to sit in the room for at least 2-3 days. These few days will give the board enough time to adjust the humidity and temperature of the room. After 48-72 hours, laminate flooring can be installed.

These general rules are not fully applicable to all laminate flooring brands. It is best to read the manufacturer's product instructions before laying good quality laminate flooring.

Reference:

All About Materials, What Happens If You Don't Acclimate Laminate Flooring.


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