Laminate flooring question - T-mould

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Old 03-10-14, 02:16 PM
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Laminate flooring question - T-mould

During my flooring install I am using a t-moulding between the lino and my current laminate install. The moulding says to leave half an inch between floors and this moulding appears to use a compression fit within that half an inch to hold it down.

Do I still need to leave an expansion gap under the molding for the laminate floor? and if so, what is the best way to secure the moulding to the floor?

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Old 03-10-14, 03:01 PM
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Laminate T molding comes with a metal strip that is attached to the floor in the gap you mentioned. I usually leave a 3/4" gap for that expansion you refer to. Once the metal strip is in place, the Tmolding will fit in it.....one time. It cannot be removed without destroying the holding capability.
 
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Old 03-10-14, 04:22 PM
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That sucks I already bought a one piece T-moulding that is just wood. I guess that will have to go back to the store.
 
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