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click vinyl plank, loose lay vinyl plank, luxury vinyl, vinyl plank flooring -

There are two main categories of vinyl planking that are being used today. One of them that you'll find more with the lumber yards, and a few of the cash and carry flooring stores, is the click or floating vinyl.  They carry this because of a few different reasons, which we will get into a bit later in this post, while at quite a few specialty flooring stores that supply and install their own products (such as GR Flooring), you will find most of us push the 5mm loose lay planks and tiles.  (Although most will carry both styles). Here is...

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luxury vinyl, vinyl plank flooring -

Now let’s discuss using Vinyl Plank, also known as Luxury Vinyl Plank – on stairs! So first of all, why would we want to use vinyl plank on stairs?  Well, there are quite a few reasons – it’s very durable, easy to clean, and when done properly – it looks great!  I’ve spoken in the past about floating vinyl and glue down vinyl, and the ease and looks of how it goes on stairs is one of the best reasons for glue down.  Again – I’m talking the 5mm loose lay, with pressure sensitive adhesive to help hold it in...

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laminate flooring, luxury vinyl, vinyl plank flooring -

Today we are going to talk about some of the differences some of the pros and cons of laminate flooring and luxury vinyl flooring. We get lots of questions, lots of people looking to do it themselves and a lot of misinformation out there. Obviously, this is our opinion other people might have other opinions. The one thing that we are very proud of though here is that we do extensive testing on things before we sell it, we will not sell something that we don't actually believe in.  Before we do, we need to know that it will work...

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Today’s topic of conversation - Solid versus Engineered Hardwood Flooring!   Now, I've said it before - there's lots of questions, but when we start to talk about solid and engineered wood, there's not only lots of questions there's lots of misinformation out there!   First of all – not all engineered are created equal.  The three main lines of hardwood that we carry – Mirage, Lauzon and Vintage – all have very thick layers of wood on the surface.  The thickness of the surface layer of wood is important for two reasons.  First reason is that it is a...

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hardwood flooring, laminate flooring -

Today’s topic of conversation is Laminate versus Hardwood.   Now by Laminate, we mean the one that there's no actual wood on the face of the plank, not an engineered floor.  Engineered flooring is where you have a thin layer of wood on top of some kind of particle or plywood core.  Laminate is just that it's a picture of what on top of HDFS or some kind of other core to it.   This has been a topic of conversation since laminate started becoming popular, well over a couple of decades now.  Everyone has so many questions as to...

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