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Old 04-29-2006, 01:23 AM   #1
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From Carpet to laminent?

Please excuse the ignorance... we just moved into a new house which I love. The only thing I don't love is all the carpeting that the dog and kids are quickly ruining. The house we moved from was all tile and I wasn't happy with that as much either.

I know, picky... anyways I was wanting to put wood flooring down and everyone keeps suggesting laminent. How difficult would it be to do ourselves? Any suggestions? I don't want to get in over my head if its really something that we shouldn't even try to do ourselves. thanks for the advice!


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Old 04-29-2006, 09:57 AM   #2
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If your refering to Click Laminate flooring
it is a piece of cake to put in. Just follow
the instructions and you will have a great floor but if your are refering
to glued Laminate flooring then leave it to the pro's since there is a little more to it.
Here are two floors I have done and thay were my first at this.
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Old 04-30-2006, 08:27 PM   #3
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I hate to cross-post but I can't do much better than refer you to this page.

I'm not quite done with it, but I will be before you start your project, I'm sure.

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A little warning. The click together wood flooring is very easy to put down, very attractive, BUT WILL NOT HANDLE STANDING LIQUID! Should the kids spill something on a seam that they don't clean up very soon it will buckle. Trust me.
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