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Is it alright to put laminate flooring in a kitchen?

Laminate floor is a duplication of hardwood flooring which is used in areas demanding extra protection due to high foot traffic. You will find a range of laminate flooring options in different colors, patterns, and styles, making it a good option for you to invest in.
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Laminate flooring is gaining widespread popularity amongst homeowners because it gives a vibrant and clean appearance to your kitchen. The reasons as to why laminate flooring is gaining popularity is because the incredible durability and strength of it support your floor with its smooth protective surface while also resisting unwanted scratches, stains, wearing out and fading.
 
However, before investing in laminate flooring, there are a few cons that you need to keep in mind. Some of them are:
 
• If the laminate flooring is damaged once, it cannot be repaired again.
• Laminate flooring cannot be sanded down and polished and rebuffed like hardwood flooring. Once the planks of laminate flooring get damaged, they should be completely replaced because if the layer of wear resistance gets scratched too deep, then the core HDF opens up and is prone to dirt.  
 
Professional laminate installation experts will guide you from start to finish of your flooring management and installation. You will have complete access to your laminate flooring project at every step. 
 
You can expect the installation team to:
 
• Remove your old flooring and prepare subfloor surfaces
• Deliver and lay out your new flooring
• Cover entryways and vents to contain dust and debris
• Clean up installation area and remove project waste
• Walk through the final inspection with you
• Provide maintenance recommendations and warranty information
 
If you get laminate flooring from us, you can save up to $607. We also provide a free lifetime installation warranty with all of our flooring products. Give us a call today to set up a free in-home estimate.
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How to choose the best carpet store

Floors are one of the most important features of your house, and carpet installation can make them look perfect. With so many colors, materials and designs available, it’s hard to choose the best carpet, and to choose among various carpet stores is even more exhausting. The wrong carpet will wear out quickly, fade and show stains, regardless of your best cleaning and maintaining efforts. So to get quality and affordable carpets, it is always better to educate yourself and research all the options of carpet stores.

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The best way to clean dark wood floors

Hardwood flooring in your house requires the utmost care as it undergoes more wear and tear compared to other fixtures of the house. Dark wood floors offer an aesthetically pleasing beauty to your home, but they have a well-earned reputation for showing every little scratch and smudge of dirt. Hardwood is notoriously hard to maintain.  To maintain the beauty of dark hardwood flooring and hardwood installation, having a daily cleaning routine and following hardwood cleaning tips is the key.

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2016 Flooring Trends: Keep your Home Current

Flooring plays an important role while you are constructing a new home or renovating the old one. People look for the latest flooring trends and are prepared to tackle the new trends for their houses. Earlier, the flooring trends don’t change often nor the décor of the house, but the advancement in technologies has led these trends to change rapidly. Even, it is possible to do more than ever before with variety of flooring options. Continue reading


How to Remove Carpet Mold

Carpet floorings is extremely soft to touch and feel and give certain richness to whichever area it is installed in and that is why a lot of people prefer installing carpet floors in their house. But this flooring requires maintenance and one needs to be extra careful about it. One of the biggest problems pertaining to this flooring is developing carpet molds which spread odor in the house. These molds are especially developed underneath the furniture and one needs to check the surface regularly. 
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Luxury Vinyl Tile is the NEW Flooring Trend

Out of the various Vinyl Flooring Options, Luxury Vinyl Flooring is definitely one of the most unique and popular choices that people prefer. Up until now, Luxury Vinyl tiles were not a favorite choice amoung homebuyers and the average customer. They were thought to be more for commercial establishments. But now the trend is changing quickly. This particular type is very different from other vinyl tiles even in its manufacturing and even its aesthetics. Continue reading


Environmental Benefits of Installing Hard Wood Floors

Your home is a place where you can relax and enjoy. You invest a lot of time and money to make your home interior comfortable and put an effort to maintain it. But, a lot of times, you miss out on things that can be hazardous to your health. For example, if a person is allergic to dust, he/she should never put carpet flooring in the house otherwise it can deteriorate his/her health. Hardwood flooring, which is also another very popular choice of flooring among the people, has a lot of environmental benefits. Few of them are listed below:

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Avoid Myths

A lot of people believe that using wood for making the Hardwood flooring leads to deforestation of the land and directly impacts the environment. This is actually a myth. According to the US Department of Agriculture Forest Services, the annual growth of the trees from which hardwood is sourced is much more than the annual harvest of those trees. If you are a nature love who thinks using hardwood flooring in the house is going to ruin the environment, this should clarify your myth.

Easy to Produce

According to University of Wisconsin Wood Product Program Solid Wood Flooring Life Cycle Analysis, producing hardwood floors from the raw materials collected from the forests requires less energy and water as compared to the production of any other flooring surface. This means that it is directly affecting the environment by saving up on energy and the water. Hardwood flooring is considered one of the most sustainable types of flooring because it is durable and does not need to be replaced as often as say carpets or tiles.

Cools down the Surroundings

In order to improve your indoor air quality, you install various electronics in the house that eventually harm the environment more. For instance, air purifier purifies the air inside your house but throw out CFCs in the environment which leads to global warming. One of the most natural forms of purification of your indoor air is by installing hardwood flooring in the house. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, it not only purifies the air around you, it also keeps your surroundings cool by reflecting back the UV rays falling on it. Therefore, for children or elderly people who are prone to air-borne diseases, hardwood flooring is perfect.

Carbon Neutral

One of the most common functions performed by trees is breathing in carbon dioxide and breathing out oxygen. Hence, your hardwood floors are carbon neutral that produce oxygen during its growth cycle and trap the carbon dioxide within them.

It’s Durable

Hardwood flooring is essentially a very durable type of flooring. This means once invested, you don’t need to change it for another 25-30 years and if maintained well, it will not wear and tear. This feature makes it environment friendly flooring and ensures that less wastage of wood is done. Also, while other flooring options go in and out of style every 5-6 years, hardwood flooring has been an evergreen variety of flooring available in the market.

With all these benefits, one is sure to be inclined to buy hardwood flooring and support the environment.