How to replace a section of laminate flooring. Step 1 replacing a damaged laminate floor plank close to a wall if the plank is close to a wall the easiest way to replace it is by unlocking the planks. If necessary measure the thickness of the replacement section of laminate and add. Drill two or three more holes on each side of the damaged laminate plank approximately 4 to 5 from each other. Laminate floor repair replace snap together planks.
I made this video showing how i replaced some warped laminate floor boards in our kitchen. Published on apr 28 2016. Remove the center section. Place a 14 inch spacer between the laminate plank and the edge of the track or wall to create.
Use the same procedure to remove all the planks in the first row and then keep going until you reach the damaged one. Lay the first piece of laminate along the wall or along the inside edge of a transition strip track. Draw a straight line between. Snap the intact tongue of the replacement board into the groove of the adjacent board on.
Installing a replacement prepare the replacement board by cutting off the bottoms of the grooves on one side and one end. The new plank has a groove at one end and one side. It is fairly easy to do so hopefully this video will help save you some money. Spread carpenters glue on the tongues of the boards that are installed in the floor.
To repair damaged laminate planks start with drilling a hole on each corner of the damaged laminate plank. Replace the baseboards and youre done. Set the cutting depth on a circular saw approximately 18 inch deeper than the thickness of the laminate flooring. Fit in the new laminate board and then reassemble the floor using a tapping block to join the laminate planks to each other.
Remove the bottom lip. Find the wall that is closest to the damaged plank. Next cut from the center section into each corner. Start by drawing a cutting line 1 12 in.