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Cut-outs for floating floors

Difficulty level:

Way.

Necessary tools:

Small wooden blocks less than one centimeter thick.
A hammer or a mallet.
A hold to hit.
A jigsaw with saws suitable for cutting laminated wood or a handsaw.
A false square.
One meter.
Wood glue packaged in a bottle.
A sponge.

Laying a floating floor sometimes requires special cuts because of obstacles encountered in the room: exposed pipes, angles, recesses...

Here are some practical tips for you to cut your blades well according to the situations encountered.

Step 1: cutting around pipes.

Cut-outs for floating floors: pipes

If the part has exposed pipes, it is necessary to cut the blade so that it can "surround" the pipes. To do this, take the measures that will allow you to make a precise and clean cut:

Distance between the blade and the first pipe.
Distance between the pipes.
Distance between the pipes and the wall.

Cut-outs for floating floors: pipes

Record your measurements on the blade taking into account the thickness of the pipes and shims.

Then drill holes with a wick whose diameter will be slightly greater than that of the pipes to have a little room for maneuver during installation.

Then cut the blade with a jigsaw. The cut should be beveled. The part extracted from the blade must be kept as it will be used in the finishing.

Once the blade is cut, fit it as you did for others.

Paste the cut piece and replace it on the blade to limit the empty space.

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Cut-outs for floating floors: blade

Step 2: corner cutting.

Cut-outs for floating floors: cut-outs

A room may have reentrant angles which therefore require easy cutting of the floor.

Position the blade on each side of the corner and mark the distances directly on the blade, always taking into account the thickness of the shims.

Cut-outs for floating floors: cut-outs

Cut-outs for floating floors: pipes

Join the markers in order to delimit the part of the blade to remove and cut it with a jigsaw.

Once the blade is cut, fit it as you did for others.

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Step 3: slant cutting.

Cut-outs for floating floors: blade

A room is not always regular, it can also have walls that do not intersect at right angles. It is therefore necessary to make a cut at the bias of the parquet.

To do this, take the measures that will allow you to make a precise and clean cut:

Distance between the previous blade and the angle.
Using a false square, the angle formed by the walls

Cut-outs for floating floors: blade

Cut-outs for floating floors: cut-outs

Record your measurements on the blade taking into account the thickness of the shims. You will delimit the area to be cut. For this use a jigsaw.

Once the blade is cut, fit it as you did for others.

Cut-outs for floating floors: floors


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