Transition pieces

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  1. Feb 23, 2008 #1

    Outbacker

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    I will be putting in new laminate flooring over the next week, and I have a question for you guys. I am putting the flooring down the hall, and into a bedroom off the hall. The rest of the rooms are carpet or tile off this hallway. Do I need a transition piece between this room and the hallway, or can it be a un-interrupted flow of flooring into the room?

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  2. Feb 23, 2008 #2

    Daryl in Nanoose

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    Yes you will need a transition piece everwhere where the laminate meets another floor.
     
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    Not sure why laminate is different, but in my house the hardwood floors flow continuously from room to hall to room.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2008 #4

    Daryl in Nanoose

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    Laminate needs to float and have expansion spaces thats why you need transition pieces.
     
  5. Feb 23, 2008 #5

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    Plus it would be really hard to start your laminate in the middle of the bedroom or hallway which ever you did first.
     

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