Can you install laminate flooring directly over hardwood flooring?

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Laminate installation is a very easy thing to do. There are many laminate options too:
  • Glueless laminate flooring: These laminate floors snap together at the edges
    If you're installing laminate on grade, below grade, or in other areas subject to moisture, you'll also need a thin plastic underlayment to prevent seeping moisture from below.
  • Laminate floorings with underlayment attached: These glueless planks come with an included underlayment
  • Glued laminate flooring: there are great DIY guides as well. You SURE CAN install laminate over wood and even radiant heating systems too.
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Can hardwood flooring be laid over the existing laminate floor?

Answer . It shouldn't be done. Part of the instalation process is testing for humidity and you won't be able to get an accurate reading. It should be places right on top

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