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What is the History of Laminate Flooring?

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Dear Bruce, You might be surprised to learn that laminate flooring is a relatively new type of flooring. In the beginning, laminate was used primarily on countertops. This was because the material is so durable against scratches and moisture. As the material became increasingly popular, it was developed into flooring. The History of Laminate Flooring The first laminate flooring was created …

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History of Kronotex Laminate Flooring

Kronotex USA, is a fully owned subsidiary of the well known Krono Group Switzerland. It was in 2005, that an American facility was constructed in the United States. This fully modernized plant is located in Barnwell, South Carolina. Headquartered in Lucerne, Switzerland, this well known manufacturing group operates a total of nine independent manufacturing companies in several locations across Europe. Three …

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History of Kronopol Laminate Flooring

Kronopol laminate flooring is known and appreciated by consumers throughout all seven continents. This Polish based company is located in Zary, Poland, and is part of the Swiss Krono Group. When this formation came together, more than a hundred years of experience became involved in the production lines of these high quality wood based products. This wood based-materials company is …

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Alloc Laminate Flooring: The Fascinating History

Alloc laminate flooring is one of the most common names in the world of laminate flooring today. The head-office and factory was established in 1952 and is located in Lyngdal, Norway. Lacquered boards were produced here for the shipbuilding industry, under the name Fibofabrikken. It was in the 1960’s that the production of high-pressure laminate began. Alloc is the only …

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The History of Pergo Laminate Flooring

Pergo laminate flooring is one of the most recognizable names in the flooring industry. With two manufacturing plants in both the United States and Canada, as well as two plants in Sweden; Pergo is a leading supplier in flooring around the world. From 1923 to the present, Pergo flooring has evolved into one of the most well known, respected, well …

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Lavender Vintage NYC Apartment

New York City is usually known for its constantly changing atmosphere, but it is also full of rich history. A lot of NYC apartments are located in pre-war buildings, and many people like the feel of these old spaces, but they don’t like the maintenance that comes with them. So the solution to this problem is to take a relatively …

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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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The Historic Beauty of a Southern Plantation Home

A beautiful plantation home with 4,600 acres resides in gorgeous Beaufort, South Carolina. That’s right, you heard us… four THOUSAND, six hundred acres!! Surrounding this historical mansion are southern Spanish moss trees, 29 miles of deep, waterfront properties, and 9 actual islands. The last known date of existence takes us all the way back to 1780, this is decades upon …

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5 Colorfully Simple Decor Tips Straight from Amsterdam

Take a boat ride down any of Amsterdam’s many canals and you’ll see colorful houses, bicycles lining the street, and the simple styles used in this Renaissance city. From the bridges to the historical houses, Amsterdam’s decorating style is unlike any other. When you think of Dutch style, colorful houses along the water come to mind. Inside those houses are …

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Mixing Old and New for the Perfect Vintage Look

I love going to visit my grandma. In her living room, she uses an old trunk as her coffee table. This isn’t just any old trunk though. This is the trunk her family used when moving to the United States through Ellis Island. On top, it’s rather unsuspecting. She has your regular coffee table affair of coasters, magazines, and conversation …

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