Direction of boards: The vinyl plank flooring boards should lay parallel to the longest run of the room. For instance, if the space is 5-feet-by-8-feet, the boards should run along the 8-foot wall. This layout will look best. Start on the left side of the room and work right.
Horizontal, vertical, diagonal: the direction of your floor has a lot of impact on the. doors and windows, then opt for the direction that's the easiest to install.
Neither the first nor the last row should be ripped down much smaller than half a plank. Measure the width of the room, and divide it by the width of the exposed portion of the plank before you start installing vinyl plank flooring. For example, if your room measures 123 in., and your flooring is 5.75 in.
Most DIY'ers ask where do I start installing my laminate or vinyl plank floor,. work one direction while installing the laminate flooring or the vinyl plank flooring.