A complete guide to installing Pergo Flooring with all the tips and tricks I learned. I do a much better job explaining things in video, so watch that if you are really going to install some. But here are some pictures and steps too.
Step 1: Get Tools
You need a hammer, beating block, 3/8" spacers, an oscillating saw and a chop saw
Step 2: Prepare Subfloor
Start with a clean dry subfloor. Remove carpet, pad, and tack strips.
Step 3: Place Spacers
Place 3/8" spacers along all walls, to keep planks away to get an expansion gap.
Step 4: Click In
Lift planks at a slight angle, put together and push down to lock together.
Tap on end of plank to remove any joint gaps.
Step 5: Cut
Use the chop saw to cut planks at the end of each row.
Use oscillating saw to cut out holes for vents, and to cut off the bottom of vertical trim, so planks will fit under.
Step 6: Done
Enjoy your new Pergo floor.