10 most common mistakes when laying laminate flooring

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Keen to dodge the most common mistakes when laying laminate flooring? Fear not, we have been chatting to the experts about the errors they see the most frequently to ensure you know exactly what to avoid when installing your own floor.

Getting to grips with how to lay laminate flooring is not usually too complicated, which is just one of many reasons why this type of floor is so popular. However, there are certain factors to be aware of if you want to ensure you are happy with the end results and that you won't run into problems later down the line. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.