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Yes. In fact, it's a good practice to run a bead of silicone along the edge to seal out moisture that could creep under your flooring and ruin it.

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Yes. The purpose of the transition is to create a pleasing edge to your flooring without binding it, since a laminate floor is designed to "float" and must not be inhibited in movement. Silicone, instead of a transition piece, will still allow enough movement for expansion and contraction. In fact, even if you do use a transition piece, it's a good practice to run a bead of silicone along the edge to seal out moisture that could creep under your flooring and ruin it.


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If the entry is open to the elements, then I would say no. Water would get into the joints and degrade the unprotected fibre board base beneath the laminate. Even if the entry is closed off you are going to be walking a lot of water in. You could seal the joints off with clear silicon and put a door mat down but then it would negate the effect this sort of flooring promotes.


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