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How to Prepare Concrete for a Tile Installation

Think you need to install a layer of plywood or a cement board underlayment over your concrete floor before laying tile? Before you do all the extra work, discover how easy it is to lay tile on concrete. Find out which precautions you should take before placing tile and find . . . Read more

How to Use Your Flooring Sample

You never want to commit to a new type of flooring before you’ve tested samples in your home, whether you’re looking into laminate, hardwood, or carpeting. Engaging with your flooring samples while you’re at home will help you understand how the flooring will look and feel in your home, and . . . Read more

What Are Five Common Wood Flooring Installation Mistakes?

Wood floors are a great investment for many homeowners. They look stylish, feel great underfoot, and can add to the value of your home. While you can add many types of wood floors to your home with a DIY installation, homeowners can succumb to many pitfalls during the process. Learn . . . Read more

Vinyl vs. Laminate: What’s the Difference?

When you’re looking for budget-friendly, easy-care flooring options, vinyl and laminate are often the first two suggestions you’ll get. While these two types of floors have much in common, they have a few key differences that are important to consider when deciding upon which one to install in your home. . . . Read more

How to Choose the Perfect Hardwood Flooring Underlayment

Whether you’re installing hickory or maple flooring, underlayment is essential. Underlayment may not be visible underneath your beautiful wood floors, but this material offers many key benefits. Along with providing added support and sound protection, underlayment also improves durability and helps your flooring last longer. To get the most out . . . Read more