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Which Laminate Flooring Edge Type Is Best For Kitchens?

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Dear Joe, We’re glad that you have found the perfect flooring for your renovation! You’ve made the hardest decision when it comes to selecting a new laminate flooring. It seems that the final question is which laminate flooring edge type should you choose. Let us explain the differences between these floors and which would be best for your kitchen and first-floor installation. The …

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Craft Room Table Using Laminate Flooring

While adding some projects to our Pinterest board, I came across one awesome use of laminate flooring that we just had to share! Laminate is so versatile and can be used for a range of projects – desks, table tops, accent walls, etc. All Things Heart and Home was looking for the perfect craft table. One that was durable, had lots of …

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Why Laminate Flooring Is A Perfect Home Renovation Option

Why Laminate Flooring Is A Perfect Home Renovation Option

Today’s economy has homeowners looking for ways to improve the value and comfort of their homes without spending more than they can afford. Home renovations, traditionally, are invasive, expensive, and highly stressful. One of the most common renovation projects is painting the walls of a room, since it provides a big improvement in a relatively short period of time. However, …

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What can happen to laminate flooring without the proper expansion gap?

Are you installing laminate flooring soon? Then you should know you need to leave an expansion gap around the perimeter of your room, right? Because you know that things like this picture below can happen. This is called buckling and this is the most common thing that happens when you don’t leave the proper expansion gap. What is Buckling? Buckling occurs when laminate flooring …

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How to Keep Your Laminate Floors Clean This Holiday Season

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This time of year, it seems like keeping your house clean is impossible. Kids track mud and dirt into your house after playing in the snow. Guests bring in salt into your home from the sidewalks. Your crafts, gift-wrapping, and decorations leave glitter, glue, and tape on the floors. You could keep sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping your way to cleaner …

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DIY Christmas Gifts Made With Wood

Wood decor and rustic projects are some of the top trends in design this year. If predictions hold true, they’ll continue to be enormously popular for years to come. That’s because wood offers a traditional and timeless look. It’s classic and classy. As you start to look at DIY Christmas gift tutorials, consider gifts that offer long-term decor. The first step …

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Last Minute Tips for Protecting Laminate Floors During Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is almost here! It’s every food-lovers favorite holiday. Unfortunately, it’s also the day when pots get dropped, wine gets spilled, and food gets tossed around the dining room. As you gather around your table to give thanks for the food before you and the family beside you, don’t forget to take care of the floor below you. Although durable, …

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Insane Before and After House Flip in Ohio

Our friends Michael and Doris from the Wright Group Real Estate are local Cleveland real estate agents, house flippers and loyal Bestlaminate customers. After seeing these photos, we HAD to share this make-over. Trust us when we say this is one insane before and after house flip. Before –  Scary Curb Appeal  This is the before with a new door. Notice the old windows …

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Can Laminate Support the Weight of a Piano?

Our customers have a wide range of talents, including many pianists! Due to the weight of pianos, we often get asked “Can laminate support the weight of a piano”? It certainly can, but there’s a few things to keep in mind: 1. Durability and Stability A thicker flooring with a higher AC rating will be your best bet when choosing a laminate …

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