To enable to install laminate flooring properly, you will need some accessories for a successful installation. Accessories like glue, pipe collars, under lay and the like but not all are needed some can be created at home with simple materials. Manufacturers of laminate flooring usually create their own laminate flooring accessories. It is recommended that you use one brand of laminate flooring accessories for the reason that it will result to a consistent color and pattern.
Choosing the right laminate flooring underlay will depend on the sub-floor and other environmental considerations like noise.
Different kind of laminate flooring underlay:
- Foam Underlay
- Damp Proof Membrane
- Board Underlay
- Sound + DPM Underlay
- Combi Foam Underlay
When it comes to laminate flooring skirting and trims there are different sizes and shapes to choose from that depends on the requirement of the installation.
- Scotia Bead
- End Moulding
- Skirting Installation Kit
- Decorative Skirting
When you have different kinds of flooring, you can use transition bars to make it a continuous pattern.
- Hard Surface Transition
- Carpet Transition
Pipe collars are useful when installing laminate flooring around pipes and make sure that there is an extension gap around the pipes.
In case the laminate flooring incurs small or tiny scratches sealants and repair kits can fix the problem. Sealants usually are made of acrylic that allows particular amount of movement. And it comes in different colors to match the floor which is also the same with repair kits.