What is the purpose for padding under laminate flooring?

Answer Padding under laminate flooring has several purposes including noise reduction, comfort and moisture protection. Padding under laminate flooring can also prolong the life of the floor covering.Nois... Read More »

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What is the purpose for spacers on laminate flooring?

The spacers allow you tomaintain the 1/4" space from the wall required for natural expansion and contraction of the flooring. This occurs from changes in humidity and its affect on the wood product... Read More »

Can laminate flooring be successfully installed over existing tile flooring?

Answer In most cases yes. You should still follow recommendations by each manufacturer because they could vary.Make sure that the exisiting flooring is not lifting or curling in any areas. Use a re... Read More »

What Is The Difference Between Engineered Flooring And Normal Laminate Flooring?

Engineered flooring is made up of solid wood laminations, much like plywood. The top lamination is solid wood and and is usually pre-finished, but can be sanded and refinished if needed.Laminate fl... Read More »

Can vinyl flooring be layed over laminate flooring underlay?

If you're talking about typical laminate underlayment, which is thin foam padding that is attached to a thin sheet of plastic, then it should just be attached with a light adhesive strip on one sid... Read More »