accessories_11Use this checklist to get ready before you start your laminate flooring project. Make sure you have everything on hand so that everything goes smoothly. And don’t forget: Read the installation instructions that come with your Swiss Krono USA American Concepts thoroughly before starting and properly acclimate your laminate flooring for at least 48 hours in the space where it will be installed.

These are tools we recommend:

  • Moisture-test kit
  • 6-mm polyethylene film (when installing over concrete)
  • Underlayment pad
  • Laminate glue (if installing in a bathroom or within 5 feet of a sink, dishwasher, refrigerator, pool entrance or mud room)
  • Hammer
  • Tapping block
  • Spacers
  • Door jam/undercut saw
  • Fine-tooth jig saw, high-tooth or -count circular saw
  • Pull bar
  • Sharp chisel
  • Tape measure
  • Pencil
  • Carpenter level
  • Felt floor protectors
  • Safety glasses
  • Dust mask
  • Filler repair putty

These are accessories we recommend for installing laminate flooring:

  • Installation kit for laminate flooring
  • Specialized premium tools for installing wood and laminate floors. May include an adjustable heavy-gauge pull bar, expansion spacers and a heavy-duty tapping block.

For more insights into pads, installation, and other related topics, check out these links on the Swiss Krono website:

In the Swiss Krono Installation FAQ area, you’ll find the following resources:

  • Sound quality
  • Underlayment
  • How to install laminate flooring on stairs

When you’re ready to buy laminate wood flooring, visit our American Concepts flooring line. We have 10 different floors that are moisture resistant; their lifetime warranty protects for spills that can sit for up to 24-hours. Plus we have 13 other flooring options ranging from 12mm thick with a lifetime warranty to 7mm thick and a 15-year warranty.