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How to Undercut a Door - Laminate Flooring Installation with Transition Moldings

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Read this step by step guide on how to undercut a during during laminate flooring installation with transition moldings.

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How to Undercut a Door - Laminate Flooring Installation with Transition Moldings

  1. 1. How to undercut a door for installation with transitional moldings
  2. 2. Tools You’ll Need • Vibratory saw • Measuring Tape • Pencil • Laminate Flooring • Underlayment
  3. 3. Step One: Tidy Up • Clean up around designated area
  4. 4. Step 2: Make Your Mark • Take into account the thickness of your flooring with underlayment. • Put a piece of wood over your underlayment and make a mark on the wall of where you will cut
  5. 5. Step 3: Cut your Area • Using a vibratory saw simply cut over top of your line
  6. 6. Step 4: Finish Your Floor • Once your doorcut is ready you can proceed to your flooring installation
  7. 7. Step 5: Start with one Plank • Place one laminate floor against doorcut • You will see a gap that lies between the two rooms through the doorway
  8. 8. Step 6: Measure • Measure the width of the gap and cut that measurement from a full plank • Molding Sizes can vary. make sure to take into account the molding size and some room for an expansion.
  9. 9. Step 7:Measure the Length • Measure the length you will need to trim off each sides of your cut strip. Be sure to leave ¼” extra on each side of the plank so the plank stays in securely.
  10. 10. Step 8: Line it up Making these marks will help you to CLICK the planks together. Line the cut plank up to the doorway and mark where it should be installed.
  11. 11. Step 9: Click together • Click your cut strip with your full plank lining it up with the marks you made in step 8
  12. 12. Step 10: Simply Slide • Simply slide your plank and strip underneath door cut until it will not go any further
  13. 13. Step 11: Install Moldings • Install your transitional pieces in the gap that was left for them once your flooring is installed under the doorcut. • Remember to leave an expansion gap
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