Does tile go under baseboards?
Keeping this in view, can you lay tile without removing baseboards?
While it is possible to remove the tiles adjacent to the walls without removing the baseboards, gaining access to the edges nearest the walls is much easier if they have been removed. Keep in mind, you are removing not only the old tiles, but also the residual grout and adhesive.
Additionally, does laminate flooring go under baseboards? For convenience, proper floor installation, and to save money, remove the baseboard during the installation process and reuse it with the new flooring. Since most types of laminate are not secured to the subfloor, the baseboard will help hold it securely into place.
Subsequently, one may also ask, do you install flooring before baseboards?
Baseboard Installation Baseboards are often installed before flooring, since they must be finished in place with either stain or paint and this is much easier without worrying about staining the hardwood, tile or carpet.
Should I remove baseboards when installing hardwood floors?
A: It is not absolutely necessary to remove baseboards to install new hardwoods, but remember that wood floors require an expansion gap of 1/2 inch along the surrounding walls to accommodate expansion and contraction with changes in moisture and humidity.