Laminate vs Vinyl Flooring – Who Wins a Head-to-Head Matchup?

Shopping for flooring and confused by the options? Both luxury vinyl plank flooring and laminate plank flooring offer two economical options for engineered flooring. Let’s compare and see if one is better than the other. The answers may surprise you. Comparing Luxury Vinyl Plank to Laminate Flooring – The Big Picture In a head-to-head matchup, … Read more

Can you put bamboo flooring over radiant heat?

Can you put bamboo flooring over radiant heat

Radiant floor heating systems are a popular construction feature in new home construction. They are also great for large-scale home renovation projects. They can be expensive to install, but several benefits make them appealing to homeowners. By utilizing convection mechanisms, radiant heating provides an energy-efficient heat source for your home. It’s effortless to run – … Read more

Do I Need Special Underlayment For Bamboo Flooring?

First things first: in case you don’t already know what underlayment is, it’s the material laid on top of the sub-floor before the bamboo floor is installed (the subfloor is pretty much the base floor of your house, whether it’s a concrete slab or plywood resting on floor joists). You will need underlayment if you … Read more

8 Common Installation Errors With Hardwood & Bamboo Flooring

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You can avoid a lot of flooring problems by simply learning what to do and what not to do when installing the floors. Follow this guide to find out the most common installation mistakes — and how to best avoid them! Mistake #1: Not reading the installation instructions Flooring is a big investment and can … Read more

A 7-Step Guide to Remove Dried Adhesive / Glue From Bamboo Flooring

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Bamboo flooring continues to increase in popularity due to its unique strength and elegant finish. One common problem homeowners experience is the accumulation of dried adhesive on the floor’s surface during installation. Failure to properly remove this glue while it’s still wet can lead to permanent finish damage. Below are seven steps to help you remove dried adhesive/glue … Read more