7th May 2018

How to Plan and Prepare Your Home for New Laminate Flooring

Thinking about having laminate flooring installed in your home? From the bathroom and kitchen to bedrooms and your living room, laminate is an excellent, low maintenance flooring option. Whether you have never had laminate before, or have had it before, there are a few things to remember when it comes to preparing floor for laminate flooring.

Choosing the Right Laminate

Before you start thinking about preparing floor for laminate flooring, you need to choose the right laminate. Choosing the right laminate is more than just finding your favourite finish, you also need to think about where the laminate is going to go. The type of laminate you choose will vary depending on which room the laminate is for. Additionally, you need to consider how the laminate is installed. At Joe Walker’s Flooring, our expert team can install any type of laminate flooring with ease, but it is worth considering to ensure that the right finish is achieved.

Preparing Floor for Laminate Flooring

When it comes to installing laminate flooring, the preparation stage is key. From removing the existing flooring to preparing the sub-floor, there are countless things you need to remember. Failure to prepare is preparing to fail when it comes to laminate flooring. Preparing floor for laminate flooring is arguably the most important stage to ensure that your laminate can be efficiently and properly installed.


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Underlay makes the installation of flooring far easier, providing a clean surface for your new flooring to sit on. Adding underlay can also provide additional sound and heat insulation as well as a better feeling underfoot. Underlay also acts as a moisture barrier. This is particularly important to consider if you are installing laminate flooring in a bathroom or kitchen where the floor is likely to get wet. At Joe Walker’s Flooring, we ensure that the best underlay for the job us used, properly preparing your flooring for laminate flooring.

Laminate Flooring from Joe Walker’s Flooring

At Joe Walker’s Flooring, we have the best laminate and carpets Glasgow has on offer, as well as the expertise required to properly install your new flooring. Preparing for laminate flooring couldn’t be easier with the help of Joe Walker’s Flooring.

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