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Is laminate flooring scratch resistant?

Laminate flooring is the preferred flooring among homeowners because of its durability. Laminate flooring is scratch resistant, as long as you properly care for it. It is important to take time to maintain your flooring and avoid dirt from gathering on the surface, which will dull your floor out over time. See below for the most common reasons why laminate flooring …

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Should You Replace Flooring Before Selling a House?

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Dear Stephanie, Great question! Many homeowners try to pinch pennies on the necessary home repairs before pouring more money into a new house. It makes sense. However, there are certain home repairs that are more important than others. These are the home repairs that’ll allow you to get your house off the market faster and get the highest value for …

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Cheap Flooring Ideas to Spice Up Your Decor

Looking for a way to spice up your home decor? There are so many things that you can do with flooring to add a unique dimension to any room. Here are some cheap flooring ideas that you can do to add a unique touch to any room in your home. Create Interest When getting new floors you can take them …

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Is laminate flooring stain resistant?

You’re thinking on installing laminate flooring, but you have kids and pets to worry about ruining your new floors. You may wonder, “Is laminate flooring stain resistant?” The short answer is, yes! Prove It! We know, it sounds too good to be true, right? Laminate flooring is made up of several layers, the top layer being an aluminum oxide coating. Aluminum …

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Is Laminate a Pet Friendly Flooring?

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Dear Michelle, Congratulations on the new puppy! You can rest a little easier tonight knowing that laminate is pet friendly. In fact, it’s one of the most pet friendly floors on the market. Unlike wood flooring, laminate is made with a protective layer. This layer is extraordinarily durable, which makes it difficult for your puppy’s paws to scratch the surface. …

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Can I Stain Laminate Flooring?

Home owners often wonder if they can stain laminate flooring. Unlike hardwood, laminate flooring cannot be stained. While laminate flooring looks a lot like hardwood, you must keep in mind the way it’s made is much different. Why Can’t Laminate Be Stained? Laminate flooring cannot be stained as it has an aluminum oxide coating on the top of the laminate. This coating …

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What is Angle-Angle Laminate Installation?

Angle-angle laminate installation is one of the most easy and DIY friendly installation methods available. When purchasing a laminate floor, be sure to pay close attention to the type of installation mentioned by the manufacturer. Using the wrong tools or improper installation technique can damage your new floors! Do I Install Angle-Angle Like Other Laminate Floors? Yes and no. Angle-angle installation works with …

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Can I use laminate flooring sealant to make it waterproof?

Laminate flooring is typically not waterproof. Although many floors have moisture protective cores and surfaces, it is not 100% waterproof. When planning an installation in kitchens, foyers and laundry rooms, many people ask, can I use laminate flooring sealant to make it waterproof? What You Should NOT Do Laminate flooring has an aluminum oxide surface that should never be tampered …

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How to make laminate flooring joints more waterproof

Many homeowners wonder how to make laminate flooring joints more waterproof. Typically, laminate flooring is not meant to be glued – however, in applications with high risk of moisture exposure, it is okay to glue the joins. A good quality laminate glue and silicone caulk can help seal your laminate to help make it more resistant to moisture. How To Do …

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Creating Cute Home Decor for Your Baby’s Nursery

Decor for Your Baby's Nursery

Congratulations! Your little bundle of joy is due to arrive in only a few months and now it’s time for you to create the perfect space to welcome your baby home. Perhaps no better room is well suited for cute home decor than your baby’s nursery. This is the spot in the house where all the oohs, aahs, snuggles, and …

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