101 Questions Series

What is single plank laminate flooring?

Laminate plank flooring is available in a number of different plank styles. Plank styles vary between one, two, and three or more style planks, meaning that every individual board of laminate flooring has that number of distinct planks in the design. Single or one plank laminate flooring is a style that features one plank of wood per plank of laminate flooring. …

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What is Laminate Flooring Made Of?

Today, laminate flooring is a practical flooring solution for almost any room in the house as well as your business. But what is laminate flooring made of? We get this question every single day. Generally speaking, laminate flooring is a wood based product made by fusing together a few basic layers and sealing them together. Laminate flooring is made by …

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What are beveled laminate flooring edges?

Beveled laminate flooring edges are nothing more than a little grooves between laminate flooring planks. Beveled edges on laminate planks add a natural style reminiscent of hardwood floors to the flooring, giving it a more authentic wood look. Each edge is slightly rounded to give a V-groove between each plank.  Each plank is constructed to display its own distinct look presenting an individual …

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How Big are the Tile Squares in Tile Laminate Flooring?

Tile laminate flooring varies in style between collections and manufacturers. The tile squares in tile laminate flooring are available in a number of sizes, and are usually made to mimic natural tile looks. So, if they vary, what are my options? Since the tiles often come in a plank format, the measurements provided account for the entire size of plank. …

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Is Thick Laminate Flooring Better Compared to Thinner Laminate Flooring?

Thick laminate flooring is not necessarily always better. Laminate flooring is measured for durability with the AC rating – the higher the rating, the more durable the floor. For example, you can have an 8mm with a rating AC4 and a 12mm with a rating AC3. Which is better? Well, it depends on your needs. If you have kids and pets …

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AC Rating For Laminate Flooring

What is AC Rating? When buying laminate flooring, it is important to be familiar with all of the features. The AC rating is the universal measurement for determining how durable a flooring is in the laminate flooring world. The AC rating for laminate flooring was created by the European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF®). The abrasion rating system is a guidance tool …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Laminate Flooring: Moisture Resistance & More

We’ve taken the most frequently asked questions from our customers relating to moisture resistance and compiled a list of 4 top questions regarding this important issue. 1. I’m looking to lay laminate in a laundry room & mud hall. Will water be an issue? Some laminate flooring, like Armstrong and Alloc Commercial brands, has a moisture resistant core and wax edges to protect …

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Frequently Asked Questions about Laminate Flooring: Ordering & More

We know there are many questions when it comes to ordering and buying new flooring, especially through an online retailer. We talk with customers daily and have compiled the top 6 frequently asked questions about laminate flooring focused on ordering. 1. I am looking at using laminate at my front entryway. Would there be any problems with front door traffic or moisture? …

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Laminate Flooring Frequently Asked Questions: Installation & More

Installation of a laminate floor can be a DIY project. For first time installations, there are many questions and concerns. Here’s a list of the 8 most frequently asked questions about laminate flooring installation. 1. What is the recommended thickness for laminate flooring? The thicker a laminate floor is, the more sturdy it will be. If you are installing on …

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Laminate Flooring Frequently Asked Questions: Durability & More

We know that purchasing new flooring can be a big decision. We talked to first-time flooring buyers all the time and have gathered a list of 8 most frequently asked questions focused on laminate flooring durability. 1. We are looking for something to go with tongue and groove walls.  We have small kids and a dog and need something durable.  What …

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