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 subfloor moisture testing often overlooked yet most critical when installing laminate flooring. Concrete slab and wood subfloor both have moisture limits. Failure to skip laminate subfloor moisture testing often results in laminate floor failures. Failure to Perform Laminate Subfloor Moisture Testing Buckling, cupping, squeaking, raised edges are but a few of … [Read more...] about Laminate Subfloor Moisture Testing
Squeaky Laminate Floor Fix, Squeak, Squeak No More Looking for a squeaky laminate floor fix? Your not alone! Squeaky floating floors are a major concern that occurs with many laminate and other floating floor installations. The good news is that a squeaky laminate floor fix is not out of the question. In a previous article on squeaky laminate floors we discussed cause of … [Read more...] about Squeaky Laminate Floor Fix
Formaldehyde in Flooring Laminates Formaldehyde in flooring has been a concern of many homeowners of recent. Formaldehyde in flooring concerns started with a 60-minute episode featuring a national flooring retailer accused of selling Chinese made laminate with high levels of formaldehyde. Since the first airing and the following related reports, many homeowners have had … [Read more...] about Formaldehyde in Flooring