What is the best way to cut laminate flooring?

  • Use a table saw and fine-toothed, carbide-tipped blades.
  • Use a jigsaw with carbide-tipped blades for corner cuts.
  • Have extra blades available. Laminate is hard on blades and dulls them quickly.
  • After making your cutting mark, line it with blue painter’s tape to prevent the laminate from chipping off along the cut.
  • Rent a jamb saw if you’re cutting laminate for doorways. It will save you hours of cutting time.

    Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

    Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

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