Floating Floor Introduction In 1994 Pergo laminate introduced plank style floating floor to North America, having marketed it in Europe ten years earlier. Far from a new product, invented in Sweden in 1977. The introduction of floating floors brought new concerns. Some of these laminate floors were failing. flooring experts were commissioned to investigate … [Read more...] about Floating Floor, What it is!
Laminate Flooring Concerns are an aggravation that you want to avoid. And in most situations laminate flooring concerns can be avoided with a little extra time spent on the part of you, the salesperson and the installer. In this article we discuss the most common laminate flooring concerns. With a short read you will be better informed when purchasing or caring for your … [Read more...] about Laminate Flooring Concerns Identified
Laminate floor peaking, buckling, cupping, words often used to describe peaking, though somewhat different problems. Coupling excessive moisture with these conditions often results in installation related concerns. In this article we will discuss laminate floor peaking and touch on the buckling and cupping of laminate floors. Laminate Floor Peaking, Buckling, Cupping … [Read more...] about Laminate Floor Peaking
Squeaky Laminate Flooring Problems Cause and Prevention Squeaky laminate flooring problems are a major laminate flooring problem. The flooring may look absolutely beautiful until you walk on it. As you walk, squeaking sounds like a rubber duck. Or the "snap, crackle and pop" sounds like an amplified bowl of Kellogg's Rice Krispies. One lady told me she didn't mind the … [Read more...] about Squeaky Laminate Flooring Problems
Staggering laminate floor is it really necessary? Not staggering laminate floor such as running the boards wall-to-wall in a hall often results in problems. It is not unusual to check out a problem laminated installation where the boards are moving and separating. A common problem is the installer failed to leave the proper stagger or chose not to stagger areas of boards. The … [Read more...] about Staggering Laminate Floor