7th May 2018

How to Plan and Prepare Your Home for New Laminate Flooring

Thinking about having new flooring installed in your home? From the bathroom and kitchen to bedrooms and your living room, laminate is an excellent, low maintenance 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 your floor for new laminate.

Choosing the Right Laminate

Before you start thinking about preparing your home 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, 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. Preparing your floor for laminate 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 new floors far easier, providing a clean surface for your new floor 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 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 home for new flooring.

Laminate Floors from Joe Walker’s Flooring

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

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