Tools for Laminate Flooring: What You Need and Where to Get Them

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Looking for the right tools for laminate flooring? Then you might be about to embark on a DIY project to lay your own flooring. 

Laying a floor might seem intimidating, just for the scale of the project, but it's actually relatively simple once you know how — and thankfully, laminate is one of the easier types of flooring to lay. 

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Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title and former digital editor of He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.