Your Guide to Different Types of Flooring

One of the more expensive home improvement projects is installing a new floor. It can be difficult to navigate through all of the details, expenses, and options for such a large undertaking. With so many flooring choices like hardwood, laminate, LVT, tile, and carpet, you may not know where to start or what option is […]

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Tim McAdoo’s: LVP Tips and More

Marketing in the flooring industry doesn’t always tell the correct story about a product. Two terms, in particular, are in the Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) market and are not always truthful or covered by warranty: Waterproof Covers over dips in the subfloor Waterproof is the most overused word today in the flooring world. Since its introduction to the […]

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How Thermal Expansion Affects LVT Products

Ah, the feeling of warm rays of sunshine beating down on you. Doesn’t everyone love some good old sunshine? Sadly, some of your flooring products do not. Every year it seems as if there are more and more cases of LVT products that are growing/expanding and then gapping, especially at the end joints. More than […]

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How to Choose the Best Rug Pad for Your Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is truly the cream of the crop when it comes to flooring that lasts for a long time, and makes any space look stunning. With that being said, if you don’t take care of your hardwood flooring the way that your Flooring Professional recommends, they may not last as long as you had […]

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Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) Flooring

LVT Flooring, or luxury vinyl tile, is a vinyl tile made of different layers that make for one of the most durable and versatile flooring materials out there. Luxury vinyl tiles and planks offer the highest levels of design and durability available in vinyl flooring. This material is designed to keep floors protected, especially in […]

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What You Need to Know About Antimicrobial & Antibacterial Cork Floors

What if there was a flooring material that stopped the growth of bacteria and harmful microorganisms, keeping your home as clean, and safe, as ever? You’re in luck. With the help of the natural antimicrobial and antibacterial factors found in cork flooring, you’re able to keep away those pesky germs with ease. Let’s take a […]

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Tim’s Quarterly Installation Tips Fall 2018

As we close out the 3rd Quarter of 2018, most of us in the middle Atlantic States have endured one of the wettest summers in history. The Carolinas have been hit with Hurricane Florence that dumped tremendous amounts of rain. With all that moisture, we have endured challenging installation issues. Homes are filled with high […]

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Cork Flooring Maintenance: The Basics

With numerous benefits and environmental impacts, cork flooring is becoming more and more popular in homes today. Cork is well known to keep your wine tasting fresh, but that doesn’t mean that it will always keep your floor looking fresh. Proper maintenance and care is the best way to make sure that your cork floor […]

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Tim’s Quarterly Installation Tips Summer 2018

LVP/LVT has become the biggest category in resilient flooring over the last few years. With that comes product/installation issues that I deal with every day. Gapping, peaking, buckling in sunlight, and buckling due to lack of expansion. Below are my best installation practices. Glue Down LVT/LVP Best Practices Acclimation — LVT and LVP need to be […]

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How Long Does Vinyl Flooring Last?

So, you’re thinking about calling up your local flooring expert and scheduling an appointment to install vinyl flooring, but first you want to weigh out your options and get some questions answered. Is vinyl flooring hard to maintain? (The quick answer to that is no!) And how long does it last? Let’s find out. On average, […]

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