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Is laminate flooring stain resistant?

Is laminate flooring stain resistant?

You’re thinking on installing laminate flooring, but you have kids and pets to worry about ruining your new floors. You may wonder, “Is laminate flooring stain resistant?” The short answer is, yes! Prove It! We know, it sounds too good to be true, right? Laminate flooring is made up of several layers, the top layer being an aluminum oxide coating. Aluminum ... Read More »

Is Laminate a Pet Friendly Flooring?

Is Laminate a Pet Friendly Flooring?

Dear Michelle, Congratulations on the new puppy! You can rest a little easier tonight knowing that laminate is pet friendly. In fact, it’s one of the most pet friendly floors on the market. Unlike wood flooring, laminate is made with a protective layer. This layer is extraordinarily durable, which makes it difficult for your puppy’s paws to scratch the surface. ... Read More »

Can I Stain Laminate Flooring?

Can I Stain Laminate Flooring?

Home owners often wonder if they can stain laminate flooring. Unlike hardwood, laminate flooring cannot be stained. While laminate flooring looks a lot like hardwood, you must keep in mind the way it’s made is much different. Why Can’t Laminate Be Stained? Laminate flooring cannot be stained as it has an aluminum oxide coating on the top of the laminate. This coating ... Read More »

What is Angle-Angle Laminate Installation?

What is Angle-Angle Laminate Installation?

Angle-angle laminate installation is one of the most easy and DIY friendly installation methods available. When purchasing a laminate floor, be sure to pay close attention to the type of installation mentioned by the manufacturer. Using the wrong tools or improper installation technique can damage your new floors! Do I Install Angle-Angle Like Other Laminate Floors? Yes and no. Angle-angle installation works with ... Read More »

Can I use laminate flooring sealant to make it waterproof?

Can I use laminate flooring sealant to make it waterproof?

Laminate flooring is typically not waterproof. Although many floors have moisture protectant cores and surfaces, it is not 100% waterproof. This may sometimes bring up the question, Can I use laminate flooring sealant to make it waterproof? What You Should NOT Do Laminate flooring has an aluminum oxide surface that should never be tampered with. This meaning, applying a sealant ... Read More »

How to make laminate flooring joints more waterproof

How to make laminate flooring joints more waterproof

Many homeowners wonder how to make laminate flooring joints more waterproof. Typically, laminate flooring is not meant to be glued – however, in applications with high risk of moisture exposure, it is okay to glue the joins. A good quality laminate glue and silicone caulk can help seal your laminate to help make it more resistant to moisture. How To Do ... Read More »

Creating Cute Home Decor for Your Baby’s Nursery

Creating Cute Home Decor for Your Baby’s Nursery

Congratulations! Your little bundle of joy is due to arrive in only a few months and now it’s time for you to create the perfect space to welcome your baby home. Perhaps no better room is well suited for cute home decor than your baby’s nursery. This is the spot in the house where all the oohs, aahs, snuggles, and ... Read More »

What is Engineered Flooring?

What is Engineered Flooring?

Dear Betsy, Engineered flooring typically refers to engineered hardwood flooring. This is a specific product that consists of several layers of wood. The top layer is the hardwood flooring itself. This is the same as the traditional solid wood flooring. The layers beneath that consist of plywood, high-density flooring, or another core material. There are usually four total layers. The ... Read More »

The Newlywed’s Guide to Sifting Through Flooring Options

The Newlywed’s Guide to Sifting Through Flooring Options

Congratulations! You exchanged vows, promised to love each other until death do you part, and now you are knee deep in fixing up your future home. One of the first projects you’ll likely do is decide on the flooring options for each room. Flooring decisions are difficult. There are colors, types, and styles that you and your new spouse need ... Read More »

How to Restore Laminate Floor Shine

How to Restore Laminate Floor Shine

Ever take a look at your laminate flooring and just think it looks blah and dull? Over time flooring can lose its shine and spark that it once had, leaving you unhappy with your homes’ appearance. Between the constant flow of traffic and the usual day to day mishaps, you might notice your floor starting to look less vibrant. Here ... Read More »