Category Archives: Laminate Flooring

Carpet Vs Laminate: Which Is a Better Flooring Option?

When it comes to choosing affordable flooring for your home, there are several factors to consider. Carpet and laminates are both popular economical choices. Carpet dates back centuries while laminates are a new technology and they both make great floors. But you need to compare them on the basis of your needs to make an informed decision. In this blog post, we’ll review and compare both types of flooring. Composition and Appearance Carpets come in several varieties and styles such as Read more [...]

Should You Opt for Laminate Flooring in Your Bedroom?

Laminate flooring is a versatile, economical and easy-to-maintain flooring option. They’re a great alternative to carpet and can provide the look of hardwood floors, stone and ceramic tiles at a fraction of the cost. Laminates are also an excellent flooring option if you have kids and pets. This is why many homeowners consider it for their interiors. A bedroom is a place where you rest and sleep, therefore, it’s very important to carefully design this room.  Let’s discuss the pros and cons Read more [...]

A Buyer’s Guide to the Different Types of Bamboo Flooring – Part II

In the previous blog, we’ve discussed the grain types and colours of bamboo flooring. In today’s post, we’ll discuss the different types of textures and installation methods to help you make the right purchase decision. Texture Types There are three types of bamboo textures available for flooring purposes. Each has a unique look. Smooth: Smooth textured bamboo comes with multiple layers of sealant coating. It doesn’t allow surface level dust accumulation, meaning it’s easy to clean Read more [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Flooring Underlayment – Part I

Underlayment is an element to consider during the flooring process. You need to subfloor imperfections to get the final floor covering, also known as the finish floor, looking its best. Underlayment also acts as a moisture barrier, reduces flooring sound and provides other benefits depending on the type of finish floor. Here’s a comprehensive guide to underlayments. The different types, purposes and the results you can achieve with them will all be covered. Whether you hire a professional or you Read more [...]

No Gluing – Just Nail Down Your Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo floors never go out of style, do they? This flooring material is specifically designed to be placed in high-traffic areas. Bamboo is not wood, but a grass. As such, it responds strongly to temperature and humidity changes. Because of this, it is important not to use glue when placing the planks. Nailing them down is the better method of placing them. You could seek the help of a professional, but nailing down your bamboo flooring is something you can do it along with your family and friends. Read more [...]