Vinyl Flooring Outdoors

Can Vinyl Flooring Be Used Outside?

Vinyl is one of the most popular flooring types for homes, apartments, and commercial spaces. It’s easy to clean, durable, and inexpensive – perfect for high-traffic areas like hallways or living rooms. But what about outside? Can vinyl flooring be used outside? Vinyl flooring should only be installed in a temperature-controlled environment. If you are …

Waxed Laminate Flooring

Can I Use Wax On Laminate Flooring?

In many ways, laminate flooring is different from hardwood flooring. While it may look similar, laminate has been engineered to look that way. Laminate flooring should be maintained and cleaned very differently to other types of flooring. For instance: You should NOT use wax on laminate flooring. If you apply wax to laminate, it won’t …

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Do I Need Underlayment to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring?

Whether you need an underlay or not will depend on the type of vinyl plank flooring you intend to install, and what the subfloor is made of. While most vinyl flooring has been designed to be installed directly on top of the subfloor, and not require underlayment, this is not always the case. Some vinyl …

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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 …