Asked by: Xevi Gnirssasked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd February, 2020
Do I need to remove baseboard for laminate flooring?
Also to know is, do I need to take off baseboards when installing laminate flooring?
If you already have baseboards in the room, you can do one of two things: Remove the baseboards and either reuse or replace them after you install your laminate.
Also, should I remove baseboards before install vinyl plank flooring? Generally, it's a good idea to remove baseboards before installing your flooring, here's why: The finished product might look better.
Secondly, do I need to remove baseboards to install hardwood flooring?
A: It is not absolutely necessary to remove baseboards to install new hardwoods, but remember that wood floors require an expansion gap of 1/2 inch along the surrounding walls to accommodate expansion and contraction with changes in moisture and humidity.
Do you have to remove skirting boards to lay laminate flooring?
You dont need new skirting if you want your laminate under it unless the existing skirting is damaged. The people should have just taken your skirting off, laid the laminate, then replaced your skirtings on top. Its not a big job and its not difficult to do.