Latest Discussions : Flooring & Stairs

mcdermos

06:58AM | 01/23/07
Member Since: 01/22/07
2 lifetime posts
Our living room at the moment is empty with no fireplace or flooring. So which should be installed first the fireplace/fire or the laminate floor?

Tileguybob

05:21PM | 01/25/07
Member Since: 07/03/05
283 lifetime posts
If the fireplace will have a hearth, it should go in first. If the firebox is gas fueled it is framed in the wall or an already built wall bump-out, so the floor profile wont change and you could put the flooring in first. I would prefer to have all construction done before the flooring goes in to avoid damage.

mcdermos

12:42AM | 01/29/07
Member Since: 01/22/07
2 lifetime posts
Thanks for the help, the fire does have a hearth


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