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August 10, 2016 23:10

Tips for repairing laminate

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  • 1 method repair laminate without dismantling
  • 2 Eliminating coating defects
  • 3 method repair laminate to disassembling

use laminate as a floor covering to provide a home beautiful and reliable floor, wear-resistant, can endure extremes of temperature, exposed to the sun.During the operation on the surface may be formed scratch defects.Eliminate scratch or abrasion on the laminate, can be corrected without replacement.

All repair work is carried out with the disassembly and without it.If the coating is laid glueless method, then disassemble to replace the damaged item will not be difficult.There are other methods that can help to restore the laminate without disassembly.

repair method laminate without dismantling

Repairing laminate without complete disassembly

repair laminate without complete disassembly

In identifying the critical state of one of the panels can be carried out repair laminate without disassembly:

  • Find element, suitable in size and leave the roomin which it will be stowed.It is necessary that the
    board has absorbed moisture and has taken the necessary sizes.
  • To remove a damaged panel on the applied markings in the corners to retreat to 4 mm from the edge.From tags to hold the line at an angle of 45 degrees to the longitudinal axis.As a result, a triangle - places cuts.
  • Using hand-held circular saws to make cuts on to draw a triangle, gently without causing damage to the entire structure.Then a chisel to remove them.Clean the grooves and ridges of a chisel.
  • Prepared lamella can be established to facilitate the work can be polished up to 5 cm wedge tenon situated at the socket of the slot.When you install, you can use glue, remove excess with a damp cloth.Then try not to touch the repaired area 12 hours

Elimination of defects cover

Removing scratches on the laminate:.

  • You can make your own hands by buying a set for repair.It is composed of wax crayons several colors.This makes it possible to pick up the perfect shade of the existing floor covering.With their help, you can remove small scratches.Before you use a wax crayon to the laminate surface should be cleaned, then put a pencil to scratch and polish flannel rag.
  • special putty from the same set used for the removal of deep scratches.Clean the scrape, putty is applied with a spatula.Surplus removed with a damp cloth and wiped dry basis.And leave for 3-4 hours.
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Chips are eliminated with the use of special fillings, it can help to repair the joints and slats.The surface must be cleaned, degreased and on the edge of the damaged area to put masking tape.Repair squeeze toothpaste into a container, then it is possible to add pigments and uniformly mixed to obtain a complete similarity laid laminate.To prevent errors is to use the attached instructions to the palette.Spatula to fill in the damage, remove the cling film and excess.Leave a repair place for an hour.

different spots may appear when operating on the ground.Before the start of their removal is necessary to specify their nature:

  • Fruit, coffee, wine, tea, blood.If the stain is fresh, the surface should be wiped with a damp cloth.Dry help remove special tool for cleaning laminate flooring.
  • Any repairs accompanied by the appearance of spots of paint and the question arises: what to wash laminate renovated.The answer is simple: these stains can be removed with acetone, nail polish remover or universal solvent.So you can remove and crayons and paint.It is necessary to use a small amount and do not expose them to uncontaminated surface of the floor.Nail polish can be removed with the use of detergent, a small amount of water and a brush of medium hardness.
  • rubber, dirt, cosmetics, crayons are removed with a dry cloth made of nylon.Marks from rubber naboek can be removed by a simple eraser.
  • spots of fat must be cooled, gently scrape off the remnants and wipe with a sponge and detergent.
  • Acid stains can not be removed.In this case you need to replace hardened slats.

best way to remove stains while they are fresh, after a while there is a risk of absorption into the board.What lead to the need of replacement of contaminated slats.

repair method laminate dismantling

This method is only if:

  • panels laid cover up, this may result in the bay floor with water or non-compliance with the rules on the behavior of the process of laying the slats.
  • emergence of a squeak, says the displacement of some sections of flooring.To eliminate it necessary to disassemble and replace the floor support and align basis if necessary.
  • bullied edge indicate a leak or small puddles.To prevent further destruction of the flooring must be replaced warped slats.

A laminate to prevent the restoration of their hands need to follow the rules of the care of this type of floor covering.