While placing a refrigerator on a floating floor is a common practice, it’s a good idea to plan ahead. Purchase and install a good-quality set of rollers for the bottom of the refrigerator before placing the unit on your new laminate floor.
Similarly, it is asked, do you install floating floor under appliances?
Applainces on a floating floor question. The floor should run under all appliances except for the dishwasher. The DW is where you run it just underneath the front leveling feet in most cases. Best thing you can do is go to a big box store and buy a sheet of thin Masonite and have them rip it into 12″ wide strips.
Likewise, should a floating floor be installed under cabinets? If you are installing a hardwood floating floor (or any floating floor such as cork or laminate), you should install the floor AFTER the kitchen cabinets are installed. So, floors that are nailed (or glued) should be installed BEFORE the cabinets and floors that are floated should be done AFTER the cabinets.
Similarly, it is asked, how much weight can you put on a floating floor?
Quick Recap. The biggest concern with a heavy object is pinning your laminate to the subfloor. With direct pressure on the joints and planks, this can cause buckling if expansion and contraction is blocked. Pianos under 500 pounds should be fine over a properly installed laminate floor.
Does kitchen flooring go under appliances?
When the Flooring Is Excessively High If total flooring height will be higher than normal—two inches or more—you may want to consider installing flooring before putting in the kitchen cabinets and appliances. One way to correct this would be to put plywood risers underneath the cabinets and appliances.