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First the manufacturer will tell you how much of a gap you need to leave. Read the instructions and follow them. Also for laminate your baseboards should practically sit on it. I would need to see pictures of what you are currently doing but we almost always remove the baseboards. If you don't want to remove the baseboards then you will have to install ...


You should remove the baseboard, install the flooring, and then reinstall the baseboard. At least that's how I do it. Most people leave the baseboard in place, and cover the expansion gap with quarter-round or shoe molding. If you're going to do it this way, you'll have to leave the manufacturer recommended expansion gap between the flooring and the ...

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