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How to Calculate The Square Footage of a Room

When buying new flooring for your home you will have to calculate the square footage of the rooms where your new flooring will be installed. You will then know the exact amount (in square feet) of laminate, vinyl, carpet, or whatever flooring you have chosen you will need to buy. Every single area that your …

Laminate Flooring With Carpet Underlay

Can I Install Laminate Flooring Over Carpet Underlay?

When deciding to replace old flooring with laminate there is a tendency to look at ways to manage the overall cost by reusing the underlay that you already have. This can be an effective strategy, if you have some unused laminate flooring underlay lying around or if you are replacing a laminate floor with a …

Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered Hardwood Flooring (A Buyers Guide)

Before purchasing engineered hardwood flooring you really should understand everything there is to know about it and the different variations available. This guide will help you go from novice to expert in only a few minutes of your time. Once you have read this article you will be confident enough to choose the right engineered …

Laminate flooring over tile

Can Laminate Flooring Be Installed Over Tile?

Laminate flooring has become an increasingly popular choice for those looking to replace flooring throughout their home. The main reason for this is that laminate flooring is cheap, resilient, and easy to install. But can you install it directly over tile? Yes – You can install laminate flooring over tile providing your tiles are in …

Floating Floor

What Is a Floating Floor?

If you have visited any DIY blogs or websites you will have likely come across the term “floating floor” and may have been confused by the expression. The term “floating floor” refers to flooring that has not been attached either by nails, screws, or glue to the subfloor. Meaning the flooring rests (or floats) above …