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Flooring 101: All About Flooring

Everything you need to know about flooring.

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View our Flooring 101 video to learn how to transform your flooring ideas from inspiration to installation. Explore options to fit your lifestyle and budget. And get tips to prepare for your store visit. We'll show you what to expect every step of the way.

Flooring 101 Articles

Explore a variety of flooring topics in our Flooring 101 articles, from hardwood FAQs to to choosing the best laminate flooring to preparing for your visit to a flooring store.

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Flooring Design
Flooring 101: Floor Design

Get flooring design tips to consider when planning your new flooring project.

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About Floor Types
About Floor Types

Learn the differences between hardwood, vinyl sheet, vinyl tile, luxury vinyl, laminate, and linoleum.

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Your Store Visit
Your Store Visit

Put any confusion to rest. We'll tell you what to expect before, during and after your flooring project.

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Budget
Budget

Invest a little time in understanding the cost factors for your flooring project.

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Flooring Installation
Installation

Find out about the different flooring installation methods that are available depending on the floor type you chose and where you plan to install.

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Floor Care
Floor Care

Learn how to properly care for and maintain all of our floors--from hardwood to vinyl tile.

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