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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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Can I Use Wax On Laminate Flooring?

Can I put wax on laminate flooring?

Laminate flooring is not like hardwood flooring. Yes, both are made out of wood, but the maintenance of the two is completely different. Which begs the question if you should use wax on laminate flooring. You Can NOT Use Wax on Laminate Flooring Unlike hardwood, if you use wax on laminate flooring it doesn’t make it shine. Using wax on laminate …

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How Long Should The Flooring Acclimate Prior To Installation?

Should my flooring acclimate

When speaking with your flooring installer, or reading your installation instructions, you may learn that you need to acclimate your flooring before you install your laminate flooring. How Long Do I Acclimate My Flooring? The recommended time for acclimation is 48 to 72 hours. Why is the Time so Long? The reason for this acclimation time is to allow the …

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Can I Use A Steam Mop On Laminate Flooring?

Can I Use A Steam Mop On Laminate Flooring?

We all want to deep clean our floors. It is one of the dirtiest areas in our home! Mud and dirt gets tracked in from shoes and pets, spills and messes can be left unseen and stick, food can get dropped from tables, and so much more. So you may be wondering if you can use a steam mop on …

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Is Laminate Flooring Fade Resistant?

Is laminate flooring fade resistant

As you may know, hardwood flooring can fade overtime with exposure to sunlight. Since laminate flooring is an engineered flooring, you might be wondering if laminate flooring is fade resistant. Yes, Laminate is Fade Resistant! Most laminate flooring is more resistant to fading due to the aluminum oxide coating on the top layer of the laminate. This layer prevents fading …

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Can I Glue Underlayment Down On My SubFloor?

Can I Glue underlayment to the subfloor?

The question of whether you should glue underlayment down to a subfloor may come up if you are installing flooring for the first time. You want to make sure you have a solid foundation for your new flooring. You would think this would extend to your underlayment. Should I Glue Underlayment Down? No, you should not glue down your underlayment. …

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What Plank Size Is Ideal For Certain Room Size?

Plank Size for Rooms

Plank size matters – whether it’s laminate, vinyl, hardwood, or any other type of flooring. You want to strike a balance with the plank widths, otherwise your room could look overwhelmed or cramped. What’s the Ideal Plank Size? The general rule of thumb when choosing is the bigger the room, the bigger the plank size can be. Most laminate designs …

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What Does Fiberglass Reinforced Mean?

What does fiberglass reinforced mean?

When purchasing a vinyl flooring, you may see fiberglass reinforced as a special feature on the box. What does this mean? You Want Fiberglass Reinforced Vinyl When a vinyl has fiberglass in its construction, the back of the vinyl is more rigid. This rigidity eases the installation process as well as creates a more durable and stronger plank. Vinyl planks …

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What Is The Width Of Vinyl Flooring Planks?

vinyl flooring planks

What is the width of vinyl flooring planks? We are asked this question every single day. The new generation of vinyl flooring no longer comes in a sheet format. The newest trend in the vinyl flooring industry is to deliver an easy to handle and easy to install product. Now customers can choose vinyl floors in a plank format available …

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