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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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When Will I Need To Use A Moisture Barrier When Installing Laminate Flooring?

All laminate flooring requires an underlayment to allow the floor to float and give the locking system its strength. Sometimes the underlayment is already attached for you, but you may hear the term moisture or vapor barrier when installing laminate flooring. You may be wondering if you will need to use a moisture barrier. Depending on your subfloor and project, you …

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What is the Best Laminate Flooring for a Kitchen?

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Dear Jennifer, Congratulations on your home remodel! Laminate flooring in your kitchen is a great choice, but there are special considerations you should consider when purchasing laminate flooring for a kitchen! The Best Laminate Flooring For A Kitchen Keep in mind, laminate flooring is not waterproof. There are special laminates that have properties that can help with kitchen accidents. When deciding …

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What’s the Difference Between Laminate and Linoleum Flooring?

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Dear Sam, As a homeowner, you have a lot of choices in flooring – so many in fact that it’s easy to get overwhelmed by it all. Both laminate and linoleum are popular types of flooring by homeowners wanting to make an affordable, yet good looking update to the home. Knowing the differences between laminate and linoleum can help you …

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Vinyl Flooring for Rental Properties?

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Dear Derrik, Vinyl flooring is a great option for your rental! Vinyl flooring is perfect for homes and rental units for a variety of reasons. We’re happy to help weigh the pros and cons of having vinyl flooring in your rental property! The Best Vinyl Flooring for Rental Properties In truth, a rental is no different than a residential installation. This means that there …

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Can I Use Vinyl Plank Flooring on Top of Radiant Heating?

With technology advancing as it is today, one of the best inventions as of late is radiant heating! For those who don’t know what it is, radiant heating is a special type of heating that is placed underneath the flooring. The heat radiates through the flooring, making it warm on your feet. Many people love these floors in bathrooms and …

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Fit Culture Studio Outfitted with Quick-Step Laminate Floors

Fit Culture Studio Outfitted with Quick-Step Laminate Floors

About Fit Culture Fit Culture is a new fitness destination in Daniel Island, SC that has been outfitted with Quick-Step White Brush Pine. Created by husband and wife team, Ben and Sarah Sands, Fit Culture’s goal is to build a community of men and women that live a fit lifestyle focused around a healthy mind, body and spirit. The studio offers a wide variety of classes, including …

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Can I Put Vinyl Tile On Top Of Vinyl Sheet Flooring?

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Dear Jack and Carolyn, It’s great that you want to revamp your flooring from old vinyl sheet flooring to vinyl tile plank flooring! Before installing over top of your previous vinyl flooring, you should follow the tips below. Tear It Up! By applying a glue-down vinyl over another vinyl, your are creating a soft substrate for you new floor. Glue-down …

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What’s The Best Way To Install Engineered Hardwood?

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Dear Ali, The great thing about engineered hardwood is that it can be installed a few ways, depending on the situation! The three recommended ways is floating, gluing, or nail/staple installation. We will help you determine which installation type is right for your installation situation! Preparation Regardless of which installation type you choose, you should always prepare your subfloor and …

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Hardwood 101

Here at Bestlaminate, we want to provide you with all of the hardwood flooring information you need. Learn everything about hardwood flooring whether it’s from the way it’s made to the basics of the installation process. Anything you need, you will find it right here with Bestlaminate, your source for the best information about hardwood flooring. You can easily learn the basics below. Learn the …

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