Aside from the abovementioned flooring saws, there are also other alternative options that can be used to cut through the laminate flooring. Here are some models that you can take into consideration:
1) Exchange-a-Blade 2100005 9-Inch Laminate Flooring Cutter
This cutter is designed to offer precision cutting and is also highly capable of slicing through floor widths as long as 9 inches. It comes with an extremely sharp blade which prevents the splitting of boards or splintering of edges. It also comes with an extra-long handle, thus giving users with a maximum leverage, thus ensuring effortless cutting action.
This model comes with a lightweight design, which means that it can also be portably carried around, especially when doing DIY tasks. The manufacturer behind this model has chosen a blade that is made out of a high carbon steel which provides the assurance of durability and longevity. This tool is well-suited for cutting engineered wood flooring, PVC tiles and vinyl, vinyl siding or fiber cement, including pressboard lab siding.
2) Roberts 10-64 13-inch Pro Flooring Cutter
As a professional model, this flooring cutter is more on the expensive side. However, in terms of purpose, this model is well-suited for cutting clean edges, especially on vinyl flooring and siding, engineered wood, VCT tiles, laminate, foam and rubber tiles. It comes with a generous cutting width of 13-inches, with a 5/8 cutting thickness.
The blade is also replaceable and may be removed easily for sharpening. The manufacturer has chosen an aluminum construction for this model, thus giving it its lightweight design and rigid features. The handle is also extendable, allowing you to increase leverage, effortlessly cutting through all flooring types.
3) Bullet Tools 9-inch EZ Shear Sharpshooter Siding and Laminate Flooring Cutter
In terms of price, this model belongs to the mid-priced option category. It is well-suitable for cutting laminate and siding flooring up to a width of 9 inches with 5/8 inches of thickness. This model features a durable shear blade, with the capacity of outlasting 20 or more normal saw blades. It removes the hassle of using electrical cords while reducing the amount of produced dust.
This cutter also saves you time as it can be used and placed in the same room being floored, thus giving you complete efficiency in terms of cutting, measuring and installing the flooring. This tool is designed to cut through the laminate floor, fiber cement siding, engineered wood, luxury vinyl and other similar products.
4) Bullet Tools 13-inch Magnum Laminate Flooring Cutter
In terms of premium features, this laminate flooring cutter is considered as one of the best. It is designed as an extremely versatile cutter, and a generous cutting capacity of up to 13 inches in width, with a thickness of a full inch. This model is also designed in a way that it deals with airborne dust and mess which may prove to be a problem if you were using other flooring saws.
Since it comes in a compact design, you can cut where you are laying the flooring, thus saving you a good amount of time performing the task. It also affords a really low noise level while being used, which means that you can work on it any time of the day, or even night.