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What is a floating floor?

Ian Minotti | October 4, 2019

Unlike the conventional way of nailing or gluing flooring material to the subfloor, a floating floor uses a technique that allows individual boards and planks to lock together. They are not attached to the subfloor. The concept is similar to that of a Jigsaw Puzzle, where various pieces have to be fitted together.

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How to choose hybrid flooring for your home

Ian Minotti | August 2, 2019

There are so many different types of flooring you can have in your home, from vinyl to laminate, tiles, carpet, and solid wood flooring. But have you heard of hybrid flooring before? Hybrid flooring is one of the newest types of flooring you can have in your home and is a revolutionary new product that gives you the stunning look of hardwood floors while providing the durability of laminates or vinyl flooring.

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Step by Step Guide on How to Install Hybrid Flooring

Ian Minotti | July 16, 2019

Hybrid flooring has a “click-together” design (also called “floating floor” structure) for easy installation by anyone. However, you must read the flooring guidelines carefully just in case there are unique installation requirements you must know about beforehand.

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8 or 12mm: How to Choose Laminate Thickness

Ian Minotti | July 16, 2019

Laminate is considered one of the toughest materials in the flooring industry. In the past, there was one standard thickness for laminate boards. However you’ll see a wide array of options today ranging from 6mm all the way to 12mm. To the untrained eye, it’s hard to imagine just how a few millimeters can make a difference. Does it really matter if you skip out on as little as 5mm?

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Bamboo, laminate and engineered wood floorings

Ian Minotti | June 24, 2019

One of the first questions that you need to ask yourself when it comes to choosing new flooring for your home is whether you’d like walking on hard or soft flooring? This can depend on the function of the room, what your priorities are (i.e. comfort versus durability) and what look you are trying to achieve.

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How to care for your hybrid flooring

Ian Minotti | June 24, 2019

Hybrid flooring is the answer for many homes and businesses looking for the strength of laminate and the versatility of vinyl. But what exactly is hybrid flooring and how do you properly care for it? Here’s everything you need to know about hybrid floors: what they are, how to care for them, and what maintenance they require.

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Hybrid flooring versus vinyl planks: choosing between the two

Ian Minotti | May 23, 2019

You might have heard the latest gossip in flooring: no longer do you have to compromise between the benefits of hardwood, laminate and vinyl when you’re renovating or replacing a floor. There is a new kid on the block, and it’s called hybrid flooring.

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Can laminate be installed on top of an existing floor?

Ian Minotti | May 23, 2019

The type of flooring you are laying laminate over is very important, as not every surface is made equal. As a rule of thumb, if your existing flooring is level and smooth, laminate can easily be laid over top. This rules out brick, carpet and natural stone floors.

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5 reasons you will love hybrid flooring

Ian Minotti | April 30, 2019

Hybrid flooring is a fusion of two existing flooring options that are currently on the market: laminate and vinyl. This flooring product is relatively new in Australia and is growing in popularity. Learn why people who have chosen hybrid flooring for their homes absolutely love it!

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How to repair damaged laminate flooring

Ian Minotti | April 11, 2019

When correctly installed and properly looked after, laminate floors greatly enhance the look and feel of a room and can last for many years. However, even the strongest and most hard wearing materials can get worn and damaged over time. High traffic as well as pressure can cause wear and heat and moisture can create damage.

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