If you’re looking to purchase vinyl flooring, you likely have many questions. One of them may be- Is vinyl flooring anti static? Well, vinyl floor is an anti-static. This antistatic agent is a compound used for treatment of the surface in order to reduce buildup of static electricity. Its role is to make the surface itself slightly conductive by absorbing …Read More »
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Can I Put Laminate Flooring on Stairs?
Are you finishing up an installation and wondering, can I put laminate flooring on stairs? Well, laminate and vinyl flooring can be installed on stairs! This is a great way to expand your beautiful floor onto your staircase, and easily refresh an outdated staircase. Installing laminate flooring on stairs is definitely one time you won’t use it as a floating floor …Read More »
How To Remove Scuff Marks From High Gloss Laminate Floors
One of the best features of modern laminate floors is their durability. Even in areas with heavy foot traffic, laminate floor can retain its fresh-out-of-the-box shine without endless hours of cleaning and polishing. This is a big reason for the product’s popularity among homeowners. However, there may be times when you notice the occasional skid mark on your floor. These marks often originate from …Read More »
How is Vinyl Flooring Made?
You may be wondering – How is vinyl flooring made? Unlike laminate, vinyl is composed of different materials and applied with a different application process. To understand vinyl’s intricacies, you must first understand how it’s made. Each vinyl floor consists of three core components: felt paper, vinyl foam, and a protective layer. Sometimes, on textured vinyl planks, inhibitors are applied. …Read More »
Can Vinyl Floor Be Used for Indoor and Outdoor Use?
You may be wondering, can vinyl floor be used for indoor and outdoor use? Well, vinyl floor can be used indoors and outdoors, however most vinyl flooring is only specified for indoor usage. While it is possible to install vinyl flooring outside, vinyl flooring performs best in a temperature controlled room. It is important to know that your flooring can have issues …Read More »
Benefits of Laminate Flooring
What are the benefits of laminate flooring and makes is the right choice? Did you know that laminate flooring is quickly becoming the floor covering of choice? Why? It’s healthier, more durable, and gives a luxury look at a cost effective price. Laminate flooring offers appearance of real hardwood floors or slate, but for about two-thirds the cost! Laminate flooring is an …Read More »
9 Steps for Successful Laminate Installation
Laminate flooring is one of the most consumer friendly floors in the marketplace today. Laminate flooring is: easy to install, easy to maintain and cost effective. These reasons combined make laminate flooring desirable to homeowners all around the world. Installing laminate flooring is easier than ever with these 9 steps for successful laminate installation! Unfortunately, warranty claims against flooring products …Read More »
11 Biggest Mistakes When Installing Laminate Flooring
Before you dive right into the installation of your laminate flooring educate yourself a little bit. When you take the necessary steps to prepare for the installation of laminate flooring, you will be successful. Read our list of the 11 biggest mistakes made during laminate flooring installation. 1. Not sealing laminate joints in water sensitive areasLaminate flooring products are recommended …Read More »
What Are 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 …Read More »
Do I need underlayment to install vinyl plank flooring?
Do I need underlayment to install vinyl plank flooring? This is a question we get daily! It is important to know if you need underlayment or not with a vinyl flooring installation. Unlike laminate flooring, most vinyl floors are designed to lay directly on top of the subfloor. The type of vinyl flooring and type of subfloor you have will determine if you …Read More »