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Where is Laminate Flooring Made?

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Dear Pamela, Lumber Liquidators has certainly had their fair share of change ups since pulling the Chinese made laminate products from their shelves. Although they had originally reassured customers that the product was safe, something must have sparked the company to pull the products. It’s normal for the headlines to stir up feelings of fear and worry. The flooring you …

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What is the Best Laminate Floor for a Beach House

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Dear Hilary, Great question! Finding the best laminate floor for a beach house isn’t always easy. You’re smart to be conscientious of water from the canal. As you know, laminate is not completely waterproof. Still, the right products are durable enough to stand up to the occasional spill or tracking in of water. It shouldn’t stand in your way of purchasing …

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Is Laminate Flooring Similar to Linoleum?

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Dear Marie, Great question! Many people wonder about the differences between laminate and linoleum. More importantly, homeowners like you want to know what’ll look better and last longer in their home. To help you decide what’s best for your house, here’s a breakdown of a few core features of both. Price Both types of flooring are inexpensive compared to hardwood …

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What Tools Do I Need to Install Laminate Flooring?

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Dear Brian, There are really only about five tools that you’ll need to install laminate flooring. They are as follows: 1. Tape Measure You’ll need to measure your space so that you can cut your laminate flooring pieces to fit precisely. A tape measure is the best and easiest way to do this. 2. Jigsaw At Best Laminate, we like …

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How Much Underlayment Do I Need to Buy?

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Dear James, This is a common question. Since underlayment isn’t actually seen, many homeowners think that they might be able to get away with leaving a little room on the sides of the flooring, and not buying the full amount needed. That’s dangerous and it could decrease the life of your flooring. As a rule, we suggest buying as much …

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New Colors in Quick-Step Dominion Collection!

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Quick-Step Dominion Collection has NEW COLORS! Quick-Step laminate flooring has added FIVE new colors to their Dominion collection! These designs are really fun and funky with a hint of rustic and eclectic to them. These floors have a smooth hand-scraped finish that is reminiscent of hardwood, but with the benefits of laminate. With an AC3 durability rating, these floors will stand up to heavy …

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What Are the Best Questions to Ask Before Buying Laminate Flooring

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Dear Mark, Buying new flooring is both exciting and a little bit scary. You want to make the best choice for your home, budget, and long-term comfort, but how? Asking smart questions before you buy your laminate flooring is the best way to know that the purchase you’re about to make is the right one for your home. Here are …

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Quick-Step Reclaime Collection NEW Design: Castle Oak!

New Quick-Step Reclaime Castle Oak

Castle Oak: the NEW design from the Quick-Step Reclaime collection! This floor has a modern grey color, with the reclaimed wood look you love! Castle Oak will make you feel like the king or queen of your home. It has all the perks of laminate flooring such as easy clean up, scratch resistance, and even a moisture resistant core! As with …

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What Are the Advantages of Laminate Flooring?

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Dear Tracy, Great question! Each floor certainly has its unique attributes, but one type of flooring (laminate) stands out over the others. Ceramic tile is easy to clean but it’s hard and not easy to install. If it gets damaged, you’re left to restain, resurface, or repair the hurt area. That’s not only costly but it can also destroy the …

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Quick-Step Reclaime Collection NEW Designs!

Quick-Step Reclaime Collection NEW Designs!

Quick-Step Reclaime Collection has NEW DESIGNS! Quick-Step laminate flooring has added three new designs to their Reclaime collection! These designs instill the warmth and charm of a hardwood floor with deep synchronized cutting to create a realistic wood-grain texture. These floors are very realistic in their appearance and with a 4-sided micro-beveled edge, it will be hard to convince your friends and …

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