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    Laminate floor direction

    Flooring Specialists

    How can I figure out what direction to install a laminate floor?

    Asked by Sarath on 3rd Aug 2021
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    Best Answer

    Scott's Floor Fitter'

    "You should always lay your flooring going towards the window it will make the room feel bigger"

    Answered on 6th Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    CB CARPENTRY & FLOORS

    "You always go with the longest way of the room, and hallways should be fitted according to the length."

    Answered on 11th Oct 2021 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    Sakura Construction Limited

    "From windows to the door, It all depends what format your room is ."

    Answered on 6th Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    DW Home Improvements

    "Along the daylight entering from the window. This will optically increase the room"

    Answered on 6th Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2017 - report
    Snape&Sons

    "Generally speaking, you lay along with the longest run which makes the space appear bigger. But can be laid diagonally depending on the look you require. Also, try to lay away from a window if the room is square."

    Answered on 16th Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    Floor Chip Inc.

    "It depends on what you want to achieve, a longer or wider look. As well it depends on the shape of the room. And what pattern you want."

    Answered on 23rd Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
    JS Joinery

    "In a living room for example I personally always run my boards the longest length so if your livingroom is a 5x4 go for the 5m run.
    As many floors as I’ve done it’s more about aesthetic rather than being right or wrong"

    Answered on 17th Sep 2021 - Member since Feb 2018 - report

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