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Should you put flooring down before kitchen cabinets?

Asked by George Bowman on September 09, 2021

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If you are installing a hardwood floating floor (or any floating floor such as cork or laminate), you should install the floor AFTER the kitchen cabinets are installed. So, floors that are nailed (or glued)should be installed BEFORE the cabinets and floors that are floated should be done AFTER the cabinets.

Do you install flooring before toilet? If you're installing a new floor, pedestal sink, and toilet, you should install the laminate flooring first so it's under the sink and toilet. Because laminate flooring floats above the sub-floor on top of underlayment, it will expand and contract slightly with the temperature andhumidity of the room.

Can I install kitchen cabinets myself? Installing kitchen cabinets is possible to do alone. The installation process does not make much difference whether you are a petite woman or a bigger, strong man. The most difficult aspect of this project is handling the awkwardly shaped and sometimes heavy cabinets while you precisely locate them on the-wall.

In what order do you remodel a kitchen? Remodeling Your Kitchen—An Order of Steps

  1. "Undo" the Kitchen. Remove cabinet doorsfirst.
  2. Who's in Charge?
  3. Replace Dated Kitchen Plumbing.
  4. Replace Wiring and Install Kitchen Lighting.
  5. Hang the Drywall.
  6. The Art of Mudding.
  7. Paint Kitchen Walls and Ceiling.
  8. Install Kitchen Flooring and Baseboards.

Which side of laminate do you start with? Both are cut to micron precision so that they create a snug, interlocking installation. You will want to start in the left side of the wall you pick with the tongue on the long side of a plank facing the wall. The tongue against the wall should beremoved.