Laminate floor direction

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

Asked by Sarath on 6th Aug 2021
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"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
"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
"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
"From windows to the door, It all depends what format your room is ."
Answered on 6th Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
"Along the daylight entering from the window. This will optically increase the room"
Answered on 6th Aug 2021 - Member since Aug 2017 - report
"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
"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
"it will all depend on room layout your installer will explain best route"
Answered on 18th Nov 2022 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
"Typically in rooms, it should always be run away from the window rather than across, and in a hallway, it should always be run longways! But really the decision is yours"
Answered on 10th Nov 2021 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
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