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Humidity and Laminate Flooring: What You need to Know

You might already know that water and laminate flooring don’t mix, but what about humidity and laminate flooring? The wood materials in the laminate flooring expand and contract with moisture. Depending on how humid your home is, the flooring could change widths. Too much humidity could impact your floors integrity if it’s not installed correctly. Manufacturers generally recommend that you …

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What we ask when you shop for floors

Embarking on your first flooring project and don’t know where to start? You’re not alone! Many customers come into our showroom and have no idea what questions to ask or where to start. With over 400 floors to view in our showroom and even more online, it can be overwhelming! What We Ask You Sometimes customers are overwhelmed by the selection that …

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How do I clean laminate floors?

How do I clean laminate floors?

If you have laminate flooring in your home, it is important to know how to clean it. Laminate flooring is recognized on the market to be one of the easiest floors to clean. With a seamless surface commonly associated with antibacterial features and resistance to wear, laminate is very low maintenance. However there are some guidelines you should follow: General Cleaning …

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Pros and Cons of Loose Lay Vinyl Flooring

When considering a new floor, you’re faced with many options. Do you choose a stone, color, or wood design? Do you pick laminate or vinyl? What kind of underlayment do you need? It’s an overwhelming decision to make. Narrowing your choice to the most innovative and popular types of flooring can help you know what’s going to last you for …

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Help! My Flooring has been Discontinued!

New flooring is one of the best ways to add style to your home. Manufacturers are always updating their collections to be up to date with the current styles and trends, and unfortunately this means that floors from the past are sometimes discontinued.  Often, we have situations where customers have damage or want to extend their flooring project, only to …

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The Top Threats to Laminate Flooring You Need to Be Aware Of

Love your laminate? We can relate. One of the best parts about having laminate flooring is the peace of mind. The material is one of the most durable on the market, so you can walk, run, play, and live comfortably knowing that your floors are safe from most risks. Still, like any material there are threats to laminate flooring. These …

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Do You Know What to Look For in Flooring Companies?

You’re ready to replace your floors, but where do you start? Perhaps you’ve looked online at flooring colors. Maybe you’ve already done your research on the type of flooring you want to install. Now, you need to find the right business to purchase your flooring from. Your new flooring isn’t a small investment. You deserve to have 100% confidence in …

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The Newlywed’s Guide to Sifting Through Flooring Options

Congratulations! You exchanged vows, promised to love each other until death do you part, and now you are knee deep in fixing up your future home. One of the first projects you’ll likely do is decide on the flooring options for each room. Flooring decisions are difficult. There are colors, types, and styles that you and your new spouse need …

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How to Restore Laminate Floor Shine

Ever take a look at your laminate flooring and just think it looks blah and dull? Over time flooring can lose its shine and spark that it once had, leaving you unhappy with your homes’ appearance. Between the constant flow of traffic and the usual day to day mishaps, you might notice your floor starting to look less vibrant. Here …

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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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