How To Install Laminate Flooring On Stairs With Overhang?
Follow the below-given steps in order to Install Laminate Flooring On Stairs With Overhang:
- Remove: The first step in the process is to remove all the old carpet from the stairs, pull the carpet with the help of pliers so that the carpet becomes loose from the tack strip or in a lot of cases staples.
- Cut: Now cut the overhang from the stairs, a lot of the stairs have an overhang which is on the top edge. There are two steps to cut the overhang either simply cut it off or fill the area under the hang.
- Laminate Treads: Now cut the laminate treads, in order to cut the Laminate planks, simply cut the laminate in the middle, so that there will be 2 equal sized planks.
- Risers: The risers need to be flush with the top of the tread so that the stair nose will sit at the proper level. First of all, cut the risers from side to side in order to fit, in case they are not square to the side that time they need to cut at a slight angle. In the case of painted wood risers then it should be taller than the stairs, and in case of the laminate flooring as risers then simply connect the 2 planks together, so they will be tall enough.
- Stair Nose: Now its time to cut the stair nose, it should be cut tight to the wall on both sides of the stairs.
- Attach: Attach the laminate treads, risers and stair noses. With the help of the good construction, adhesive install the first "Riser" at the bottom. After that spread the glue all over the place where the "Treads" will be attached. Attach the treads from the bottom chair. At last, attach the "STAIR NOSE", in order to glue the stair nose in place use the best quality construction glue.