Archive for May, 2014

Laminate Flooring Guide In 12 Steps

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014:

Here’s a laminate flooring guide for the do-it-yourself person. 1. Measure the Room Measure the rooms you are going to floor to see how much flooring you will need.  Add 10 percent to allow for waste.  You can bring back unopened cartons if you purchase your flooring from certain stores (see below). 2. Look and Color This one is all up to you, of course, but here are some tips.  Generally, dark flooring will shrink a room and a light-colored flooring will enlarge the way a room looks. 3. Type Make the job easier and go with glueless — enough said! […] Read More →

How To Clean Laminate Floors

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014:

Are you looking for information on how to clean laminate floors? There are lots of online articles on how to do it but I suggest that you follow the manufacturer’s recommendations. Not only to make sure that the cleaning of the floor is done as efficiently as possible, but also so you will be doing everything you can to keep the warranty in force. Here are some tips from different flooring manufacturers: Quick*Step Laminate Floors Quick*Step flooring, which is used by more of my customers than any other, has a product called Quick*Step Quick Clean. It comes in a spray bottle […] Read More →

How To Install Laminate Flooring

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014:

How to install laminate flooring yourself. Measure the Room Measure your room to determine how much flooring will be needed. If it is a square room, simply measure the length of the room and the width of the room and multiply the two numbers.  This will give you the number of square feet of flooring needed. If the room has uneven spaces, just measure the small spaces as if they were their own room and then multiply.  Then add the total square feet of all the small areas in order to get the total square footage. Purchasing the Laminate Flooring […] Read More →

Black Laminate Floors

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014:

Black laminate flooring is an inexpensive and easy way of obtaining classy, new-looking floors. Instead of installing expensive and hard-to-maintain hard wood flooring, or marble or stone that conducts the cold, and requires additional floor insulation, choose realistic simulations of these coveted styles, and purchase and install the flooring at less than half of the price. Laminate flooring is long-lasting, is easy to install and maintain, and can transform an ordinary room into an extra-ordinary living space. What is Laminate? Laminate is a flooring material that is available in tile or plank form. It is made of a combination of […] Read More →

Armstrong Laminate Flooring

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014:

Armstrong laminate flooring is a department of the Armstrong residential flooring company that operates on six of the seven continents and in a variety of countries. The official website for the company boasts that they are a global leader in flooring, ceilings and cabinetry. The company itself is based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and employs thirteen thousand employees all over the world. Armstrong laminate flooring is made to provide customers with an appearance that is not only upscale but provides them with floors that look just like real stone and real wood. The flooring is made to be resistant to both […] Read More →

Westhollow Laminate Flooring

Saturday, May 17th, 2014:

Critics of the laminate flooring industry often argue that laminate floors look artificial. The first laminate floors that rolled out in the market during the early 80s may indeed have that obvious synthetic look. Yet technology has greatly increased since then. Now, laminate manufacturers have found a way to make laminate floors look real. One of the realistic looking laminate floors out in the market are made by Westhollow. Relatively new to the laminate floor industry, Westhollow has nevertheless managed to capture the attention of homeowners across North America. The reason behind this is that Westhollow laminate flooring, particularly wood […] Read More →

Best Laminate Floor Manufacturers and Brands

Saturday, May 17th, 2014:

Teeth whitening products flooded the market because, before dental bleaching became a common procedure, people had few options to cover up stained teeth. Yellow stained teeth were the norm before a doctor of dental medicine in New York named Morris M. Blum invented lamination in 1938 to cap, bond, and ultimately hide badly colored teeth with clear plastic resins. A laminate is basically something that is made by fusing two or more layers of material together. Since Dr. Blum’s discovery of the lamination process, the laminate industry has expanded to produce a variety of products. In fact, things created through […] Read More →

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