Installing laminate wood around/under door jambs?


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Old 12-05-05, 05:06 PM
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Installing laminate wood around/under door jambs?

Another installation question (for some reason I can't find answers to any of this using the search function on the top of the page). Sorry for the newb question, but this is my first time installing these and I want to make sure it's done right.

I am putting in the Harmonics laminate floor into 2 rooms, and both rooms have door frames that come out to the closet. Do I have to cut the frames to fit the wood underneath so that it looks seamless, or how does it work? I am also supposed to leave 1/4" space between the wood and the wall/frame, so how do I make sure I allocate enough room under the door frame so that it doesn't buckle?
 
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Old 12-05-05, 07:22 PM
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Cut the door jamb and trim to to allow the material to slide iunder. There will be plenty of room uner there for expansion. There is a very recent thread talking about this. Last week I think.
 
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Old 12-05-05, 10:57 PM
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You probably already know you will need an undercut saw.
 
 

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