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When Will I Need To Use A Moisture Barrier When Installing Laminate Flooring?

All laminate flooring requires an underlayment to allow the floor to float and give the locking system its strength. Sometimes the underlayment is already attached for you, but you may hear the term moisture or vapor barrier when installing laminate flooring. You may be wondering if you will need to use a moisture barrier. Depending on your subfloor and project, you …

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Installing Laminate Flooring in an Enclosed Porch

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Dear Lauren, Congratulations on your new addition! It sounds like you’ll have a great retreat to go enjoy your backyard or views. Enclosed patios are a unique type of room. It sounds like you have some of the most common challenges that go along with these rooms, including climate control concerns and consistent UV rays. Let’s take a closer look …

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Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs

For many homeowners, installing laminate flooring is one of the easiest and best ways to transform the look of a home while keeping costs down. Although installation is fairly intuitive on flat surfaces, stairs can pose a little bit more of a challenge. Choosing the Laminate Flooring For Your Stairs The first step to installing laminate flooring on stairs is …

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Your Guide to Installing Laminate Flooring On an Uneven Subfloor

Your guide to installing laminate flooring on an uneven subfloor requires you to pay attention to a few key aspects. Follow the tips below and your installation should go smoothly! How Level Is Your Subfloor? Most manufacturers require you to have it level to within ¼” over 10 ft. This is to insure the integrity of the floor and will …

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What size expansion gap should be left when installing laminate flooring?

An expansion gap is essential when it comes to laminate flooring installation. The recommended expansion gap is a minimum of ¼ inch. Expert installers say that the larger the space, the larger the expansion gap should be, as the floor needs more space to expand and contract with temperature. Since laminate flooring is a floating floor, it is not attached to …

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Installing Underlayment With Laminate Flooring on Stairs

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Dear Elaine, Great question! Underlayment is usually such a crucial part of laminate flooring installations, but when it comes to your staircase, you can leave your underlayment behind. When you install laminate flooring on your stairs, you must glue the planks to the thread and riser. You cannot use the click and lock installation method for this type of install. …

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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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Can I Glue Laminate to a Concrete Wall?

Can I Glue Laminate to a Concrete Wall?

If you’ve been keeping up with trends, you have now seen houses with laminate flooring installed on walls! But what if you want this look in a basement and you have to install on a concrete wall? Yes, You Can! You are in luck! You can glue laminate flooring to a concrete wall, but you will need a special adhesive …

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White Laminate on Walls Creates a Unique Look in Venus Med Spa

Installing laminate on walls is a great way to achieve a unique look for a reasonable price. Venus Med Spa utilized modern white laminate on walls for a stylish accent in their newest location. Our feature focuses on their Denver, Colorado location. Their story began when the owners noticed a gap in the aesthetic industry for product education. In 2009, they …

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