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    • justaquestion
    • By justaquestion 18th May 17, 7:50 PM
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    New laminate flooring.
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    • 18th May 17, 7:50 PM
    New laminate flooring. 18th May 17 at 7:50 PM
    Hi,

    Would appreciate a bit of advice, replacing a few laminate floors in both living area and hallway, have settled on 10mm stuff (not sure if the depth matters so much, say 8 or 10mm as I have found that the top layer on the laminate is as thin as a postage stamp)

    We got the old floor done about 10 years ago, put down some fairly thick silver backed underlay, so hoping that can be used again? We did have a part water spill maybe soaked through to the underlay as well as that part of floor got really damaged.

    Going to get fitter to life skirting as that is how it was done last time.

    Advice appreciated as whether underlay for the most part should be ok (where the floor wasn't water damaged) and if cost of £5 per sq yard seems reasonable plus £20 per room to lift skirting?

    Thanks a lot
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    • beefturnmail
    • By beefturnmail 19th May 17, 1:25 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 1:25 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 1:25 PM
    Underlay is pretty cheap relative to the amount you will be spending on the floor... When I bought my laminate last autumn it was free with the order.
    • Carrot007
    • By Carrot007 19th May 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 1:58 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 1:58 PM
    Skirting is also cheap. And was repalced free when I recently got my kitchen/conservatory done.
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