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4 Things You Need To Know About Floor Pad

We talk a lot on this blog about how important it is to do your research. Trust me on this one: the headaches of research now are worth their weight in migraine prevention gold later. Lost in the metaphors yet?

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Does Your New Floor Need Accessories?

What a long, strange trip it’s been: you’ve done your research, decided on a material, set your heart on a color, and then, oh, and then…you bought It. Your perfect floor, from Floors To Your Home, of course! But wait.

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Let’s Talk Subfloors!

When planning a new flooring project in your home, you’ll encounter one of three types of subfloor: cement, wood, or a pre-existing floor covering. Each has its own unique needs, which we’ll get to in a second. Regardless of what

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Floor Padding: When Do You Need It?

Underlayment is a term used for the padding placed below a floor. Underlayments serve as protection against moisture, they absorb sound, and they decrease subfloor imperfections. The padding is commonly made from foam, felt, rubber or cork, and usually comes

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Which Flooring Expands and Contracts the Least?

While the expansion and contraction of a particular kind of flooring is not usually one of the top 10 factors in the decision about which kind to buy, it is a feature of almost all floors. Changes in humidity and

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Laminate Flooring Problems and Tips in our Learning Center

< !DOCTYPE html> New Articles One of the ways we find out what people are interested in is to look at figures that tell us how many people read this page, or watched this video vs. some other page or

Posted in Basic Installation Tips, Laminate Flooring

Why Start Installing Laminate Flooring Away From The Wall?

We had some questions come in based on the video at the bottom of the post. In it, Adam starts a laminate installation a few feet away from the wall, then, after a few rows are locked together, pushes it

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Guest Post – Flooring and Mold Remediation: What You Need to Know

< !DOCTYPE html> Most people know what mold is (a group of fungal species), and what it does (cause respiratory issues), but not everyone knows how to get rid of it properly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and

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Is My New Floor Board Warped?

A quick answer to a quick question. Some find a slight curvature of their boards as they lay them on the floor, and worry that the plank is warped. Here, Adam demonstrates whether they are warped, and what a warped

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Critical Advice on Asbestos in the Basement

< !DOCTYPE html> Rebecca posted this on our post What is the best flooring for a basement?, and I thought a fuller answer than a mere dashed off comment was in order. ”Stumbled across your blog from Google and wondering

Posted in Basic Installation Tips, Customer Q & A, Vinyl Flooring

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