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What is Laminate Wood Flooring?

What is laminate wood flooring? Laminate flooring is a hard flooring surface that resembles the look of authentic hardwood floors. Laminate floors are engineered with a wooden fiber core and topped with other materials to increase durability and wear protection. The Different Looks Of Laminate Over the course of time, laminate flooring companies have brought in the look of ceramic …

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How to Clean Laminate Floors?

Knowing how to clean laminate floors is the first step to keeping them beautiful for years to come! Laminate floors are designed to be easy to clean and easy to maintain. We’ve prepared a few tips for you that might come in handy! Invest in a Microfiber Mop or Cloth Buy yourself a good quality microfiber mop with removable cloths or …

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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, pedestal …

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Will A Heavy Pool Table Ruin My Laminate Flooring?

You’ve finally saved up enough to get a pool table! Now your home can be the ultimate entertainment space. However, you installed beautiful laminate flooring a few years ago… Will you have to sacrifice your entertainment to save you laminate flooring? With the way pool tables are constructed, the weight is distributed evenly throughout 4 legs, so worrying about the laminate flooring buckling …

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What can happen to laminate flooring without the proper expansion gap?

Are you installing laminate flooring soon? Then you should know you need to leave an expansion gap around the perimeter of your room, right? Because you know that things like this picture below can happen. This is called buckling and this is the most common thing that happens when you don’t leave the proper expansion gap. What is Buckling? Buckling occurs when laminate flooring …

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Can Laminate Support the Weight of a Piano?

When installing laminate flooring, it is important to remember to protect your floor from your furniture. Many homeowners have pianos, and a common concern is if laminate flooring can support the weight of a piano without any damage. In general, laminate flooring can support a piano, but there’s a few things to keep in mind: 1. Durability and Stability A …

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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 …

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Is Laminate Flooring Wear Resistant?

We are often asked if laminate flooring is wear resistant. Yes, laminate flooring is wear resistant due to the aluminum oxide coating that is applied to the floor during production to extend the lifetime of the floor. Laminate flooring is given an AC rating, which tells the consumer the durability of the floor. What is an AC Rating? An AC Rating was …

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Is laminate flooring scratch resistant?

Laminate flooring is the preferred flooring among homeowners because of its durability. Laminate flooring is scratch resistant, as long as you properly care for it. It is important to take time to maintain your flooring and avoid dirt from gathering on the surface, which will dull your floor out over time. See below for the most common reasons why laminate flooring …

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Is laminate flooring stain resistant?

You’re thinking on installing laminate flooring, but you have kids and pets to worry about ruining your new floors. You may wonder, “Is laminate flooring stain resistant?” The short answer is, yes! Prove It! We know, it sounds too good to be true, right? Laminate flooring is made up of several layers, the top layer being an aluminum oxide coating. Aluminum …

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