How to Prevent and Keep Footprints Off Laminate Flooring

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Laminate flooring is one of the most popular types of flooring you’ll encounter today and for good reason. The many benefits of this type of flooring make it a no-brainer for many households. However, laminate does come with some downsides. One issue is that once the protective coating fades away, the flooring is more likely … Read more

Shark NV500 vs NV501: Detailed Comparison

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The Shark brand always delivers good vacuums at an affordable price. Out of all the different companies out there, they have one of the biggest selections of products to choose from. One common comparison people often want to read about is the Shark nv500 vs nv501. Although these products are very similar they have some … Read more

How to Fix Laminate Floor Water Damage

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The popularity of laminate flooring has exploded over the last few years. It’s durability, stylish look and functionality are all reasons why many homeowners have chosen this type of flooring. It’s not all rainbows and butterflies though. Sure laminate flooring can withstand minor spills and a bit of moisture but anything more than this and … Read more

Laminate Flooring Thickness Guide: 7 vs 8 vs 10 vs 12mm

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So you’re looking to buy some laminate flooring but aren’t sure which thickness is best. There’s 7mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm and more. This raises many questions. Does a couple of mm difference really matter? Is thicker laminate more expensive? The short answer is that yes, the thickness of laminate flooring you get does matter. Not … Read more

Pergo Outlast+ Laminate Flooring: Detailed Review

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The Pergo brand (now a part of Mohawk Industries) is one of the pioneers of laminate flooring. In fact, they practically invented it 40 years ago. In this Pergo Outlast Plus review and buying guide, we’re going to go over everything that you need to know about this flooring including the benefits/drawbacks, where to buy, … Read more

Flooring Options for Basements: Best & Worst Choices

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The basement is one of the trickiest parts of the house to choose flooring because of all the hurdles you will encounter. The majority of basements are built on a concrete slab below ground. This means that most will have an uneven surface which will limit your flooring options. First of all, basements are known … Read more

Can Hardwood Flooring Be Installed in a Basement?

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Yes, technically It is possible to install hardwood flooring in the basement by gluing it down directly to the concrete. However, it’s much better to either install subfloor first or use engineered wood flooring. The reason for this is because a basement is below the ground and more prone to moisture and water leaks which … Read more

How to Empty a Shark Vacuum Step by Step

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Lost the instructions for your Shark Vacuum cleaner? No worries, we’re here to help! Part of proper vacuum maintenance is the annoying job of emptying the dirt from the dirt cup. If you’re reading this article then you’re most likely wondering how to do this as fast as possible. We’ll go over all that in … Read more

How to Remove Black Stains from Hardwood Floors

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Hardwood flooring is probably the most beautiful type of flooring that you can use in your home. This is why it can be an absolute nightmare when you’re faced with a dark stain on your beautiful hardwood. Maybe it’s from a spilled drink, or possibly some type of water damage which can cause a much … Read more