Laminate flooring is great; just finished laying about 1200 SF in my house (with the help of family). I used a Fein Saw to cut the door jams in order to get the boards flush underneath the doors. Also used the top of the line padding underneath that acts as a high decibel/moisture barrier. It's not too complicated to lay the flooring - just takes time. One of the main issues is getting the first few rows in a room done right (especially if the room is not square).