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Old 07-04-2007, 12:56 PM   #1
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Laminate Installation Question

In installing the laminate flooring, how did yall install in the hall/twin bed area where the floor meets the storage area below beds? Or any area with a overhang. There is about a 1" overhang where the floor needs to slide under and in order to snap pieces together you have to put pieces together then lower connecting piece into place but the overhang is there? Do you leave a large gap on each side, I don't think so? So what is the trick to this as there has to be a way.
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Old 07-04-2007, 07:32 PM   #2
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Not sure if I understand the question

If I understand this....You'll have to install the new piece onto the side of your last row, keeping the end as close to the overhang as possible. Then CAREFULLY tap on the end of the new piece using a soft block of wood to move it under the overhang. If you get too rough you'll mess up the end to where the ends won't connect.
BTW, is this click together laminate? Tongue & groove? A photo would be great if possible.
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James,

When I did my safari w/o removing the beds, I ran the flooring lengthwise with the trailer.

On the pieces that went under the overhang of the twin, I clicked the two pieces together first, then put the whole unit under the overhang.

Next I used the angle bar that comes with the floor installation kit so you can slide it over the floor edge that is under the overhang of the bed and then hammer it horizontally into the center piece of the floor.

Easier to do than to type.

Good luck!
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thanks fyrz and tim
that is just the info I needed, I tend to ask first and think after.
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