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Kitchen Flooring: Vinyl or Laminate?

The kitchen is one of the most-used rooms of the home and as such, it needs kitchen flooring designed to hold up to the daily wear and tear of life. Grease splatters, spilled food, and melting ice cubes are just a few of the daily occurrences the floors need to . . . Read more

Flooring Transition from the Kitchen to the Living Room

The living room and the kitchen are two of the most-used rooms in the home but their needs are very different, which often results in two different flooring types in these spaces. Keep the look between the two rooms smooth and safe by ensure that proper transitions are installed between . . . Read more

Vinyl vs. Laminate Flooring with Pets

Your pets are part of the family. Keep your home looking great year after year by choosing a flooring with pets in mind. You certainly want to choose something designed to hold up to the fur and claws and everything else that comes along with your furry family. Before you . . . Read more

The Pros and Cons of Installing Laminate in Your Kitchen

When you’re renovating your kitchen, sorting through all the available flooring options can be tough. Many homeowners seem to gravitate toward laminate for its many benefits. Before deciding whether laminate is the right choice for you, delve into this complete list of the pros and cons of installing laminate in . . . 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 Fix Peaking or Buckling Floors

As beautiful as hardwood floors are, they require a significant amount of care both during and after installation. Wood reacts to changes in the environment, even if that environment is your home, and its sensitivity can lead to ugly grooves, hills, and valleys undulating across your living room floor. Homeowners . . . Read more

Wood Flooring Issues: Delamination

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