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Laminate Flooring AC Wear Layer...what is this?

When you are shopping for laminate flooring you will hear what the AC WEAR layer is…. But what does this MEAN?The AC stands for Abrasion Classification and is measured using the industry standard Taber Test. The Taber Test is a method of testing that uses a small machine that rotates a 4″ samples ...
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The Oil Finish Look In Hardwood Flooring

When oil finish hardwood flooring became widely available several years ago, it was a very sophisticated look – and limited by the fact that it was significantly more expensive than aluminum oxide or polyurethane finishes.But, as in all competitive markets, things (price among them) have changed. ...
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What does acclimating laminate flooring mean?

One of the first steps in the installation process of laminate flooring could be one of the most important: acclimating. What exactly does that mean?What does acclimating laminate flooring mean?The dictionary defines “acclimating” as a verb, meaning “to become accustomed to a new climate or ...
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Laminate Flooring Is A Popular Choice

Laminate flooring has become the most popular choice in home flooring for a very good reason. Laminate flooring can easily mimic the look and feel of hard wood, ceramic flooring, natural stone and a large number of other kind of flooring. However, it’s great looks are only the tip of the iceberg in ...
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How To Clean A Laminate Floor

How To Clean A Laminate FloorWe get a lot of questions about how to clean a laminate floor in your home and which floor cleaners to use. Enough that we felt it important to review the topic with you in detail. Here then are our 11 Laminate Floor Cleaner Dos and Don’ts.First, let’s review the Basics ...
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How Laminate Flooring Thickness Is Measured

How is laminate flooring thickness measured?  If you’re trying to figure out how to choose laminate flooring for your home and wondering how thickness fits in, look no further! For laminate flooring, plank thickness is measured in millimeters (mm). A millimeter is quite small, roughly 0.039 inches. ...
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Laminate Flooring, Engineered Wood or Hardwood?

If you like the idea of hard wood floors, you should be sure you understand the alternatives to hard wood such as Laminate Flooring and Engineered Wood. Many people consider Engineered Wood or Laminate Flooring to be a better choice than solid hardwood flooring, especially in conditions of varying ...
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Tips For Personalizing Reclaimed Solid Wood Flooring

Because reclaimed wood flooring is a recent innovation in home decor, many people consider it a unique choice on its own. However, you can add even more customization by first carefully selecting which timber to use. Below, we’ve listed additional ways to make recycled lumber floors your own.1. ...
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Average Prices For The Floor Stripping And Waxing Services

A lot of customers and service providers ask what are the average prices for floor stripping and waxing services. Nationally prices average between 30 to 60 cents per sq.ft. But in order to estimate the price a lot of additional factors have to be considered:1) Size of the job. Usually, the bigger ...
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BEAULIEU

Beaulieu Australia is one of the largest carpet manufacturers in Australia, recognized as a market leader in solution dyed technology and environmentally friendly floor-coverings.Our broad range of synthetic carpets carry a range of added benefits, providing excellent value for money and superior ...
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How Does Laminate Flooring Get Damaged?

Water Damage on a Laminate Floor Does it Matter How Much Padding Is Under a Laminate Floor? Prepare Your Furniture Laminate flooring is a popular floor covering for living rooms, bedrooms and even kitchens. Although it may look like a wood floor, laminate flooring isn’t as durable as a true solid ...
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Carpet and Vinyl Flooring

I was looking to replace my carpet and vinyl flooring in my home to laminate. I decided to start comparing prices, so i started with Home Depot and Lowe’s.carpet and vinyl flooringI will tell you one thing, the price that they quote you at the store and the final price they give you when they come ...
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