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floor covering news, flooring installation tips and how-to install flooring videos for wood laminate flooring, hardwood flooring, bamboo flooring, carpet flooring, ceramic tile flooring, vinyl flooring including peel and stick vinyl tiles (aka self-stick vinyl tiles), concrete flooring, cork flooring , types of garage flooring , types of Tile flooring and more.

  • Free Flooring installation instructions for all types of floor coverings.
  • Large selection of flooring installation how-to Videos.
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The Information provided on Floor Covering World will hopefully help you decide on the flooring type and flooring manufacturer best for your needs as well as provide you with helpful flooring installation tips and tricks including how-to-install flooring videos. You will also have the opportunity to purchase all types of discount flooring.


What are the most popular types of flooring this month?

What is possibly the most popular flooring type?It appears that from the number of monthly searches that Laminate flooring is the most popular type of floor covering. Select the type of flooring for your room according to the room’s function, the desired effect, the amount of foot traffic you have and of course your budget. If you are a handy person, installing your own flooring can save you a lot of money.

Inexpensive laminate flooring provides you with the opportunity to have elegant floors in your home without dishing out a pile of cash. You can buy both laminate flooring and hardwood flooring at discount prices if you are a savvy shopper. Many flooring retailers regularly have sales during times when people are not buying many home improvement products or when they want to move stock in a short period of time to make room for more. Discontinued lines are also available as discount hardwood flooring, but you have to make sure that you can get enough of it to complete your room. When you buy discount laminate flooring, you are not sacrificing quality for price. There are many well-known retailers that offer discount laminate flooring to customers when they have an overrun or too much inventory in their warehouse. When you go to buy laminate floors, you will experience a difference in that you won’t be able to place a deposit down and then collect the flooring at a later date. You will have to pay the full amount upfront and take the flooring with you when you leave. The retailer may or may not include free delivery when it sells hardwood or laminate at a deep discount price.

Remember that floors are usually the part of your home that initially attracts your guests attention. When they step their foot on your floor, they will most probably notice and check what kind of flooring you have. It’s as important as your wallpaper, ceiling and home decorations. Choosing the right flooring for your home may seem like an overwhelming decision to make. It requires careful planning as you would like to show your personality and style with a touch of practicality.

With the numbers of flooring types available, it does seem so hard to choose the right type of flooring. You will probably like them all and they all probably look perfect for your home. Now, the question of which to choose arises. The answer to this question depends on many factors. You should consider the size of the family and the traffic the floor will receive. Will the floor be safe if you have any children? How much maintenance does the floor require and how long do you expect to have the same floor? 

Guide to Bathroom Flooring Types

If you’re looking to remodel your bathroom, you may have looked into what type of flooring you’d like to use. There are several types to choose from, each having its own look, feel, benefits, and drawbacks. Read below to learn all about the different types of flooring...

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A Basement Flooring Option

ModuTile is a USA manufacturer of interlocking floor tiles for basements and other home flooring needs. These tiles are quickly becoming a great basement flooring option because of their affordability and the fact that they are designed as a DIY (Do-It-Yourself)...

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Follow these tips to find out how to clean wood floors. Routine maintenance and using the proper hardwood floor cleaner makes cleaning hardwood floors a breeze and will keep your floor looking beautiful for years to come. •Vacuum, sweep or dust mop your hardwood floor...

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How to Install Ceramic Tile Flooring

Grid Layout There is no better way to lay your ceramic tile floor out than to pop chalk lines into a grid styled layout. Why? For starters, a grid styled layout allows the installer to see exactly where each tile and cut is going to fall. This is especially convenient...

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Lifting and Peeling Epoxy Floor Paint

Lifting and peeling paint from epoxy coverings, coatings and seals are too often the end product of efforts to dress up a garage, shop or basement. A lifting and peeling problem is worse than having no finish at all. The eyesore of blisters, peeling, and chipping of a...

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Finding the Right Flooring for your Home

Everybody dreams of living in a gorgeous house . Once you have the house , you’re often perplexed with different decorating ideas . It’s best if you start at the basics . Good floor coverings forms the starting point of any decorating theme . So it’s essential to get...

Pergo Wood Flooring sold at Lowes

Below is a partial list of the Pergo wood flooring products sold at Lowes with download links to their installation instructions. It's easy to install a Pergo® floor with a little guidance. Download a copy of their Essentials Guide for Laminate Flooring. Find your...

Solid Wood vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring

There are two types of hardwood flooring, solid hardwood flooring and engineered hardwood flooring. Both are made up of 100% real wood. Both are offered with a factory finish or can be finished right at your home or place of business and both can be refinished. But...

Effects of Temperature and Humidity on Floor Coverings

This subject may seem absurd to some people, it certainly has garnered responses of “you’re nuts” when being brought up as a cause for flooring material an installation failures, but rest assured, it is a legitimate issue. It becomes a bigger issue when you consider...

What Flooring works best in your basement?

  Picking floors for the basement can be quite a task because basements often come with a set of restrictions that make you fully search  around every possible flooring option with the fear hat  moisture may ruin your floor in the future.  Its best to consider all of...