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The New Armstrong PRYZM Hybrid Flooring

Armstrong PRYZM is a unique hybrid flooring. Choose from 20 unique designs created with MasterWorks Technology®. Multi-width and single-width planks, micro-bevel edges and realistic textures combine for a natural look – with the versatility of a 100% waterproof floor! The heavy weight of appliances & furniture will not affect PRYZM, and daily abuse from pets, kids’ cleats, and high heels are …

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Can I install COREtec Flooring on Stairs?

Dear Jess, That is a really excellent question! As covered in a previous blog post, “Installing Underlayment With Laminate Flooring on Stairs,” you know that underlayment is a crucial part of laminate flooring installations, but when it comes to your staircase, you can leave your underlayment behind. However, COREtec brand vinyl flooring that comes with attached cork underlayment, the installation is …

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What is COREtec Plus WPC Vinyl Flooring?

You may have seen COREtec Plus flooring in the news, or maybe in your local flooring store. Without much knowledge of the brand, you may pass it off for a laminate!  COREtec Plus WPC vinyl flooring is the newest innovation in the flooring market, and it has many benefits for any busy household or business location. COREtec brand flooring is …

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Can I install laminate flooring over vinyl flooring?

Many homeowners ask whether or not they can install laminate flooring over vinyl flooring. The short answer is yes, you can install laminate flooring over vinyl flooring. However, there are special things to consider. How To Do It Right Laminate flooring can be installed over vinyl as long as: The vinyl is level The vinyl is in good condition The vinyl …

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How much does laminate flooring cost to install?

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Dear Brianne, One of the top considerations homeowners make when choosing their next type of flooring is the cost. In addition to the cost of materials, you must judge how much it will cost to have a professional come in and install the flooring for you. That is, unless you want to install the flooring yourself. To save money, many …

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Is laminate flooring the same as vinyl flooring?

Is laminate flooring the same as vinyl flooring? We get this question asked a lot. It is easy to get confused between laminate flooring and vinyl plank flooring, since they look so similar. Laminate flooring and vinyl flooring are two entirely different products! Although they have a lot in common, including very similar looks, they share some major differences. Vinyl …

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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’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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