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The Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring Underlayment

Underlayment is an important step for any laminate flooring installation. There are several factors you will need to consider when choosing an underlayment. Learn more about what you should know before buying a laminate flooring underlayment. What Is Flooring Underlayment? It is a thin foam pad, often made of polyethylene or polypropylene, which is laid on the sub-floor before installing …

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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 …

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How much does laminate flooring cost to install?

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Dear Brianne, One of the top considerations homeowners make when choosing their next type of flooring is the cost. In addition to the cost of materials, you must judge how much it will cost to have a professional come in and install the flooring for you. That is, unless you want to install the flooring yourself. To save money, many …

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Welcome to the Bestlaminate Blog

With each post on the  Bestlaminate blog, we will be offering tips for a wide variety of areas including flooring, home decor, renovations and more!  These tips will assist in making your home improvement project and maintenance a more positive experience.  Areas of coverage will include (but not limited to): Flooring Selection Modern Kitchen by New York Architects & Building …

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What are pros and cons of vinyl plank flooring?

Pros and Cons of Vinyl Plank Flooring

The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Plank Flooring Vinyl plank flooring is one of the most popular flooring choices for busy households, offices, cafes and commercial applications. There are many pros to vinyl flooring, one being it has 100% waterproof surface, but there are also a few cons you may want to consider depending on your needs. Below is a …

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How to Calculate Square Footage of a Room

How to calculate square footage of a room

Calculating Square Footage of a Room: Knowing how to calculate the square footage of a room is essential when you are planning to buy new flooring. Figuring out your square footage is quite easy! Use our free square footage calculator to make calculating your square footage even easier. To measure the total square footage of flooring you will need for your …

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Underlayment 101

Flooring Underlayment 101 Guide will provide you with all of the underlayment information you need. Learn everything about underlayment whether it’s from the brands, the types, or even the basics of the installation process. Anything you need, you will find it right here with Bestlaminate, your source for the best information about flooring underlayment. You can easily learn the basics below. Underlayment …

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Hardwood 101

Here at Bestlaminate, we want to provide you with all of the hardwood flooring information you need. Learn everything about hardwood flooring whether it’s from the way it’s made to the basics of the installation process. Anything you need, you will find it right here with Bestlaminate, your source for the best information about hardwood flooring. You can easily learn the basics below. Learn the …

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Vinyl 101

Here at Bestlaminate, we want to provide you with all of the vinyl flooring information you need – introducing Vinyl 101! Learn everything about vinyl flooring whether it’s from the brands, the history, or even the basics of the installation process. Anything you need, you will find it right here with Bestlaminate, your source for the best information about vinyl flooring. You can …

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Do Hardwood Floors Need to be Waxed?

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Dear Jeff, Great question! Even though it seems like a straightforward maintenance concern, it’s not. How is your floor surfaced?  The first question you’ll need to ask yourself before worrying about whether or not you’ll need to wax or re-wax your hardwood is how your floor is surfaced. Polyurethane and other types of surface finishes should never be waxed. To …

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