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Filo

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 2:52 pm Reply with quote

This is probably a daft question, but here goes...

When laying the first row of laminate floor, which edge should go up to the spacers against the wall, the tongue or the groove?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:10 pm Reply with quote

stop being a man and actually read the instructions icon_wink.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:49 pm Reply with quote

lymmranger wrote:
stop being a man and actually read the instructions icon_wink.gif



Thanks for your help, much appreciated!
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:05 pm Reply with quote

the tongue goes against the wall. i always cut the tongue off on the first row.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 9:27 am Reply with quote

Filo wrote:
lymmranger wrote:
stop being a man and actually read the instructions icon_wink.gif



Thanks for your help, much appreciated!


...actually every pack of laminate flooring comes with a sheet of paper which quite clearly explains exactly what mr_vampy has told you. It is also a known fact that very few men actually read the instructions (I am particularly bad myself icon_redface.gif ).

So yes I was taking the "P" but in a helpful way icon_wink.gif icon_wink.gif icon_wink.gif
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