Check the contact cement to make
sure it is dry before applying the
laminate. I use the backs of my
fingers so I don’t end up with glue
on my fingertips.
Put down enough stickers to prevent
the two surfaces from touching.
countertop to keep the two glued
surfaces from touching each
other prematurely. Warning:
Contact cement bonds to contact cement instantly. You must
take care that these two surfaces do not touch because you
will not be able to move them
without causing damage.
Carefully position one of the
laminate pieces using the wall
marks as a guide for precise
alignment. Pull one or two of the
separator strips from one end
and touch the laminate to the
counter. I usually work from
closed area to open area. Pull
the separators out one at a time
working the laminate down as
If you have a seam, place the
second laminate in position after
the first piece is firmly in place.