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If you remove the baseboards you won't need 1/4...

If you remove the baseboards you won't need 1/4 round. After installing the laminate, you cover the gap by reinstalling the baseboards.

If you want to add 1/4 round, there is no need to remove the...
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Posted By Rider12

HotinOKC already answered most of these...

HotinOKC already answered most of these questions. But I'll confirm what he said.

Seeing as you plan to install NEW baseboards, remove the old baseboards/molding before laying the Laminate. The...
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Posted By Rider12

On Home Depot.com, they show that they still have...

On Home Depot.com, they show that they still have the Pergo dark espresso oak laminate.

I'm not sure this is what you want, because it has a different model number than what you posted.

Here's...
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I think you misunderstood, or I worded things...

I think you misunderstood, or I worded things wrong. The T sits flush on the laminate, not that it is flush with the laminate, it is flush with the carpet since we tucked it under the T. It...
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Styrofoam under laminate? I just put down about...

Styrofoam under laminate? I just put down about 550 sq ft of laminate in my house. I looked at a lot of flooring and at a lot of stores before choosing what we did. I didn't see any place that had...
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When installing the laminate in the kitchen, we...

When installing the laminate in the kitchen, we took the front plate off the bottom of the dishwasher. The plan was to just run the laminate to the front legs, but looked like it was going to block...
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My guess is your nails are too short. IMHO, A...

My guess is your nails are too short. IMHO, A pneumatic brad nailer would work best. But if you don't have a compressor, thats not much of an option. I decided to remove the baseboards instead of...
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Posted By Rider12

You will need to take all of the keys with you.

You will need to take all of the keys with you.
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Posted By Rider12

Where my Laminate transitions to carpet, the...

Where my Laminate transitions to carpet, the carpet is tucked under the T-molding. I considered stapling the carpet down where it tucks under the molding, but so far I haven't had any problems with...
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I just bought the Dupont Real Touch Elite...

I just bought the Dupont Real Touch Elite laminate. Local Home Depots don't stock as much Dupont as they do Pergo, so I did a special order of Dupont. The take home sample boards have all the...
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Posted By Rider12

Thanks for the replies. This...

Thanks for the replies.






This is starting to confirm a few doubts I have about HD. They offered to make up a quote for the installation. I had them fax me the break down of the prices of...
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Posted By Rider12

Does The Floor need to be perfectly level?

I have been looking at a lot of different brands of Laminate at several different places. What we like, and what matches our oak wood work the best is the Dupont Real Touch Elite, sold exclusively at...
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Posted By Rider12

Thanks HotinOKC! I will be sure to check...

Thanks HotinOKC!

I will be sure to check in to the wood kick plates..I didn't realize they were 1/4" thick.

Do you have any experience, or opinion of the Dupont Real Touch Elite laminate? I...
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Posted By Rider12

I agree that the wooden kick plates look nicer,...

I agree that the wooden kick plates look nicer, but then what? Add more quarter round to cover the gap for the laminate?
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Posted By Rider12

Thanks for the reply CDW. I have another...

Thanks for the reply CDW. I have another question.

What do most do in the kitchen, at the dishwasher?

I have heard some prefer to take the dishwasher out and lay the laminate under it, or...
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Posted By Rider12

Removing Baseboards to install Laminate?

I have been reading a lot of the posts. I appreciate all the shared knowledge in this forum.

I am planning to install Dupont Real Touch Elite laminate. It looks to me to be of good quality. ...
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