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pamedic13 11-18-2006 08:23 PM

Laminate Flooring around a brick fire place
 
How do you secure a floating laminate floor up against a brick fire place

majakdragon 11-19-2006 07:37 AM

I am not a flooring expert but most that I have seen or read about "floating" floors states that it needs a space (usually at least 3/8") between solid walls. This is usually covered by a molding (either 1/4 round or baseboard) so the floor can expand and contract without bowing. Watch this post for the expert answers.

pamedic13 11-20-2006 12:09 PM

Thanks
 
Any Ideas would be appreciated. Thanks in advance

Floorwizard 11-20-2006 11:43 PM

undercut the hearth and slide lam underneath.

Darylh 11-20-2006 11:49 PM

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There is a transition piece you can get that has a straight finished edge. Install the uchannel and then just click it in place but pay carefull attention to the measurements so you get the uchannel in just the right place.

Darylh 11-21-2006 12:01 AM

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and another way

pamedic13 11-21-2006 09:42 PM

Thank you
 
:thumbup: :thumbup: I just wanted to thank you all for you help.:thumbup:


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