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Ask Bob and Betsy: Can I Use Laminate Flooring in a Bathroom?

Ask Bob and Betsy: Can I Use Laminate Flooring in a Bathroom?

Dear Ariana, You’re right. There’s no such thing as waterproof laminate flooring. But that does not mean that laminate cannot be installed in rooms where there is some water. The biggest concern with bathrooms is both water and humidity, which can cause buckling or bubbling. For those reasons, we would only recommend installing in a half-bath or powder room that ... Read More »

Can I Install Laminate Flooring Under A Bathroom Toilet And Sink?

Can I Install Laminate Flooring Under A Bathroom Toilet And Sink?

You’re finally doing that new bathroom renovation! Awesome! You’ve decided on the laminate flooring, the perfect pedestal sink, and a brand new toilet. But you know that laminate flooring isn’t waterproof… so, do you install the flooring under the bathroom toilet and sink, or do you cut around it? Start With The Flooring If you’re installing a new floor, sink, ... Read More »

Is Vinyl Waterproof?

Is Vinyl Waterproof?

You are finally finishing up that basement! Congratulations! However, you live in a high risk flood area… What do you do? You’ve heard about vinyl flooring, but the waterproof claims seem to good to be true… Well, The Claims Are True! Vinyl plank flooring is the perfect flooring solution for busy households, basements, bathrooms, and even kitchens. It has the ... Read More »

Is laminate flooring water resistant?

Is laminate flooring water resistant?

We are often asked is laminate flooring water resistant. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t cut and dry. Most surface spills can be wiped up quickly and will not cause any harm, however if spills are allowed to soak into the joints of the laminate, major issues can occur. Here is the break down: Laminate Flooring Is Water Resistant If you are worried about your ... 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 »

Is Waterproof Laminate Flooring Right for Your Home?

Is Waterproof Laminate Flooring Right for Your Home?

It comes as a surprise to many homeowners – waterproof laminate flooring does not exist. You see laminate flooring for bathrooms and kitchens, so it makes sense that you would assume that the flooring in these moisture, spill-ridden rooms is waterproof. However, this is not the case. Laminate Flooring Is Water Resistant This means that if liquid is spilled on ... Read More »

New Flooring Solutions for Commercial Spaces – Click Vinyl Plank Flooring

New Flooring Solutions for Commercial Spaces – Click Vinyl Plank Flooring

Commercial spaces are often challenging when it comes to flooring. A need for long-term use, durability, aesthetics and budget all come into play with a commercial space. There are many options for commercial grade flooring, but click vinyl plank flooring offers a beautiful, affordable and easy to maintain solution. We’re here to give you tips on choosing the right click ... Read More »

Basement Remodeling: Waterproof Click Vinyl Flooring

Basement Remodeling: Waterproof Click Vinyl Flooring

A basement remodel can be one of the most challenging, but beneficial projects a homeowner may do. Whether it turns into a man-cave, a guest suite, a playroom, or home gym, it can greatly increase the value of a home and create more functional living space. Creating a space that is warm and cozy, versus damp and dreary is the biggest ... Read More »

Mudroom Flooring Ideas Designed For The Active Household

Mudroom Flooring Ideas Designed For The Active Household

A mudroom and an active household go hand in hand. Luxury vinyl plank flooring in a mudroom will make clean up a breeze. Vinyl plank flooring is waterproof and beautiful. Click lock vinyl plank floors are every homeowners dream when it comes to maintenance issues, as maintenance is extremely minimal. Why Choose Vinyl Flooring? Your mudroom can be stunning, as ... Read More »