As gorgeous as hardwood floors are, they’re also expensive, which is why many homeowners opt to install laminated wood flooring instead. Engineered flooring so closely resembles genuine solid wood that it’s practically impossible to tell them apart. Plus, it’s much less expensive. However, that doesn’t mean you can throw it . . . Read more
Q. My floors are raised at the seams in one or more areas, creating a lump in the floor. What’s happening? A: If your floors even remotely resemble the photo above, it sounds like your floors are suffering from what we call “Peaking” or “Buckling.” This happens in wood and . . . Read more
Whether the laminate flooring in your home has been there since before you moved in or you recently installed it yourself, you want to keep it in good shape. Unfortunately, problems do come up sometimes. The good news is that in many cases, you can fix the problem without replacing . . . Read more
Laminate flooring is specifically designed for easy installation. In fact, installing laminate is a common first project among beginner-level DIYers. To help you with the laminate installation process we’ve created an infographic that will walk you through each of the steps. Happy installing! Do you have questions about the laminate . . . Read more
Laminate flooring is an affordable, easy-care flooring solution for homeowners. But where does it come from and what are its applications? We’ll break down the details about laminate flooring, plus show you the ways in which this popular flooring type has evolved over the years. What is Laminate Flooring? Laminate . . . Read more
Here are wood flooring alternatives to complete your kitchen.
Many homeowners wonder whether they should start with the cabinets or floors. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of either order.
Depending on your type of floors, the type of cleaning will vary, but any floor can be cleaned easily. Here’s how to clean your kitchen floor.
If you’re planning on installing laminate flooring in your home, you’ll inevitably need to deal with doorways. Whether you’re rejuvenating your floors in one room or your entire house, installing laminate flooring around exterior and interior doorways requires a few extra steps. Here’s what you need to know. Step One: Trim . . . Read more
Where to Install Laminate Flooring You can install laminate flooring in almost every room in your home, whether it’s above or below ground, or over wood or concrete. Most manufacturers aim to make laminate flooring an “install anywhere” type of product. Along with basements and living rooms, laminate floor installations are . . . Read more