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Blog Post #12: Three For Three

Invincible H20   Coretec





Manninton Adura  Mannington Adura 

Meg knew she wanted a warm, easy-to-maintain floor that would complement her remodeled kitchen, and the adjacent foyer and dining room.

Jean wanted a traditional hardwood look, without the expense and maintenance of hardwood, for her open-concept condo.

Vanessa wanted new floors that were suited for her basement – durable, easy-to- clean and resistant to moisture.

Their searches ended with three different brands and styles of luxury vinyl tile (LVT), which has been the top-seller in the resilient flooring category for more than three years now. While vinyl flooring has always been water-resistant, the newer Waterproof Plastic Composite (WPC) styles are completely waterproof and offer a major attraction for people with pets and children.

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Post #11: A Better Way to Cut the Rug

“When you can choose from an extensive selection of broadloom styles, you can find the exact colors and patterns you want, you can choose a custom border, and even shapes that include cut-outs for things like built-ins and fireplaces,” says Greg Theilman, account manager at Carpetland’s Milford store.

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Post #10: Trending in Tile

Long known for durability and easy maintenance, tile also could be the most versatile choice for flooring and feature walls that exists today.

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Post #9: Hardwood: Solid or Engineered?

If you are looking for a new hardwood floor in today’s popular, wider widths, you are most likely looking at engineered flooring. Unlike solid hardwood flooring, an engineered floor is put together in layers, using the premium wood species only on the surface.

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Post #8: Carpet Pad & Your Indoor Air

Most people, including many flooring retailers, are not aware that the CRI Green Label Plus Indoor Air Quality testing and certification program used for carpet was not made available for carpet cushion until June 2014. Until that time CRI Green Label, a less stringent standard, was used for carpet pad.

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Post #7: Humidity, Flooring & Mold

There are more reasons to know your indoor humidity levels than just for the health of your floor. It's good for your own health too.

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Post #6: How to Choose Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT)

Not all Luxury Vinyl Tile Floors are created equal. Read these points when shopping for LVT to be sure it will offer lasting performance.

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Post #5: Cork Tips from Lorna & Roy

What should you consider when weighing your options between cork and engineered floors?

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Post #4: Wood Woes

Planning on installing your own hardwood flooring without any experience? Before you decide you can do it yourself, there are some warnings you should read first.

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Post #3: Carpet Catastrophe

Ordering and installing your own carpet is laden with things that can go wrong.

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Post #2: In the Wake of 60 Minutes

Confusion and half-truths follow report of excessive formaldehyde in some Lumber Liquidators’ laminate floors.

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Post #1: What's the Best Carpet Pad for a Basement?

Would a natural fiber pad work if I put a sheet of plastic as a vapor barrier under it?

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