Technology laying laminate diagonally with his own hands

By Admin | Flooring And Floor Coverings
18 April 2016

Laminate today put almost everything.Therefore, he roofed on the floor, looks pretty standard and monotonous.However, there is one way through which you can make even a cheap novelty to show off the variety of laminated boards.It is laying laminate diagonally - she will make an exclusive and original your apartment.

Diagonal laying laminate at 45 degrees


  1. How laminate we need
  2. What tools do we need
  3. Put laminate system
  4. Video: Laying laminate diagonally

laminate What we need

classic method of laying laminate flooring - the board of the board - requires very uncomplicated calculation of the amount of material.You have to take the area of ​​the room and divide it into one area parketiny.Rounding this number to an integer, we obtain the desired number of boards.In this way, laying waste we will not grow.

Here - see figure:

Normal installation
in the front row have to put all the whole board.The last of them will have a little trim.

In the second row the first th

ing we put this piece of cut.His right side has a lock for connecting the floorboard with the following.Then lay out the rest of the whole board, and the last of them newly circumcised.

third and all subsequent rows spread the same way.At the beginning of each series must be cut off a piece.

When laying laminate diagonally with his hands calculation of the amount of material is somewhat different.

See Figure:

Laying on dioganali
principle is almost the same as in the classic styling.Only the extra pieces will be cut on both sides of the series, and not one by one but by two.Also change the shape of these pieces - they become triangular.

Stacking laminate at an angle of 45 degrees, we will move from the corner of A to C. The cut pieces of angle composed of two, will be squares.Their size is equal to the width of one side of the floorboard.This will be the remains of the material.

Next move from corner to corner With B. The residue does not work - we will be sawing off pieces of laminate flooring, is an extreme left.The angle of the same - 45 degrees.After the corner B is passed, once again need to cut material from each side of the row.Triangles, put together, make a square whose sides are equal to the width of the board.Therefore, we calculate the area of ​​the material is as follows: to add floor space area of ​​all the trimmings.And we calculate this amount, the width of the laminate planks lifted squared and then multiplying this value by the number of rows with the remains.The number of rows is equal to the sum of X1 and X2 (see figure):

Driving laying on dioganali

knowing geometry, we see that the two equal triangles - BDF and CAE - rectangular and equilateral.A square with sides AC has a diagonal size of which - the sum of X1 and X2.Given that the square root of 2 is 1.42, we get:

X1 + X2 = 1.42 AU;

now amount X1 and X2 divided by the width of one board - get the number of rows of the laminate;

Area surplus is equal to the width of one of the board multiplied by 1.42 AU.


number of laminate boards will be equal to the sum of the total area of ​​laminate flooring and other squares, divided by the area of ​​one of the board.

number of laminate boards still divided by the square of one board to the sum of the following quantities: (AS × CD) + (width × 1,42 boards AU).

For example, there is room 7 of 9 meters.Board length is 1 meter, and its width - 10 cm.Calculate the right amount of floorboards.

Room area = 7 × 9 = 63 m².

Area surplus = (1,42 × 7 × 0,1) = 0,994m².

area one board = 0,1 × 1 = 0.1 m².

(63 + 0,994) / 0.1 = 640 pieces.

laminate planks so much we need for the diagonal laying method.

This way you can calculate how many boards you need, if the angle of installation is different from 45 degrees.But it is understood that this will entail a larger consumption.After all waste will be much greater.Therefore, when deciding how to lay laminate diagonally, better stay at an angle of 45 degrees.

What tools do we need

We need:

  • substrate - sheet or roll.Its area equals the area of ​​the room.
  • Electric jigsaw with fine toothed (or hacksaw) or circular saw.
  • Mallet with rubber tip or a hammer.
  • Squares joiner with a clear line.
  • Knife - wallpaper or stationery.
  • Roulette with a pencil.
  • roll of scotch tape.


Put laminate system

1. We remove dust, dirt and debris.Then proceed to rastilu substrate.If it is in the form of sheets, then put them so that the seams have turned out to extensibility.Each seam should be a good glue, using adhesive tape.In the case of the roll substrate it is necessary to roll the band room.The substrate should be up to the wall if there are ways of radiators it is necessary to cut, see figure:

Rusty substrate

2. himself laminate should be put on one of the corners of the room.

We start from the corner
If the path will meet the heating pipes, neatly go around them.

3. against a wall laminate does not fit.Therefore, we need special wedges.However, this may well serve as a trimming of laminated boards.After all, their thickness gives just the right gap.

Marking the laminate at 45 degrees
To trim angle was smooth, it is necessary to make a pattern at 45 degrees or use a square to mark the board.

4. The initial series consists of a single board form a trapezoid.Its upper part is lower trapezoid located above it.Measure out everything with a tape and gon (or template), we note the cut line with a pencil.Then take a jig saw or a hacksaw to cut off the excess.When a number is already more than one board, and few saw off from the left-most of these extra pieces.Then all the boards of a number of pin and attach (is loosely) it to the previous row.

Measure the distance from the wall
to measure how much should be cut from the right.Do not forget to leave a gap at the wall for a wedge.

Measure out this distance in the next floorboard and cut off the right piece.

5. loosely coupled upper and lower rows separated, then right Fasten a piece.Now you can join the ranks as it should, to tap connection.

Devices for rapping boards
order not to damage the board laminate between the mallet and her paving piece of laminate or special nastavki.

6. Put series in this scheme, gradually approaching the corner of the room.In the corner we need to change direction, which will be cut off once a piece of board.Furthermore there is no difference - acting in accordance with the scheme.

7. And here we come to the corner, which is opposite to, which was started laying.Stayed small piece.Carefully label that we put on the proper place.

Well, our exclusive ordinary laminated floor boards ready.So now you know how to lay laminate diagonally.Nothing complicated, costs a bit, but the result is impressive.

Video: Laying laminate diagonally

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