Gap UNDER drywall for laminate flooring.

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Gap UNDER drywall for laminate flooring.

Since my drywall is 1/2" off the unfinished floor, my laminate flooring can easily slide under the drywall, which means I have 1/2" space under the drywall (the thickness of the drywall) which I can use for the expansion gap when installing laminate flooring. Is it proper to use the space under drywall for expansion gap?
 

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11-29-20, 09:03 AM
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As long as the flooring has room to expand and contract, it doesn't care if it is under the drywall or not. Just make sure there isn't any debris or obstacle under the drywall that would prevent this.
 
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As long as the flooring has room to expand and contract, it doesn't care if it is under the drywall or not. Just make sure there isn't any debris or obstacle under the drywall that would prevent this.
 
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