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What are the different styles of waterproof and water-resistant flooring?

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Most flooring is made of a water-resistant material. In general, flooring materials differ in the degree to which they repel water. Even traditional hardwood flooring, which is installed in the home, is well sealed and somewhat tolerant of water. So hardwood is at one end of the spectrum while ...
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Can you install hardwood flooring on top of concrete?

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One of the most common questions concerning hardwood flooring is whether it can be installed over concrete. A quick answer is yes, but there are a few critical pieces of information you need for a successful installation.In addition to a few essential rules for this type of installation, you’ll ...
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What are my options for waterproof flooring?

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The good news is with so many waterproof flooring options on the market today, there's virtually something for everyone.  They all come in a dizzying array of colors, patterns, and designs. One big example is waterproof wood-look. Many love it and wood floors are a trend that's not expected to end ...
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Is luxury vinyl flooring durable?

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Luxury vinyl flooring is a highly sought-after floor covering that offers a wealth of great benefits, including excellent durability. This durability makes it an excellent choice for busy households and commercial applications alike.If you’ve never experienced all that this floor covering has to ...
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How to clean luxury vinyl tile floors

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Luxury vinyl tile flooring offers fantastic options in appearance, functionality, durability, and lifespan, thanks to a variety of factors. It’s easy to add this material to any room, on any level of your home. But once it’s installed, what’s the best way to keep these floors looking their best?How ...
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What species are used to make hardwood?

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Hardwood flooring comes in a wide variety of species, but there are five that are the most popular choices.  Here’s a breakdown of the top five.Oak has two popular versionsThe most common one in the oak family is red. This hardwood is suitable for most floors, with warm tones that range from pink ...
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Waterproof vs water-resistant flooring: What's the difference?

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One question we hear often is this: What's the difference between waterproof and water-resistant?Waterproof, such as any vinyl flooring, means impervious to liquid. Water-resistance is highly watertight, but there's always a chance that something will get through.Don't accept any vague answer from ...
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Why should I consider luxury vinyl flooring?

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If this is your first experience with luxury vinyl, you might be asking yourself, why should I consider luxury vinyl flooring?The truth is there are many reasons to choose this floor covering for your home. No matter which spaces need flooring, it’s still a great choice.These floors offer plenty of ...
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Luxury vinyl: for a budget-friendly retro design

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As a luxury vinyl flooring retailer, we keep our ear to the ground for trends, and, right now, one of the hottest ones is the retro decor. People are using it in kitchens and baths, as well as living rooms, bedroom spaces, and game areas. Thanks to modern technology, luxury vinyl flooring is ...
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Let’s find out how hardwood flooring can work for you

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There’s nothing quite like hardwood flooring to bring genuine elegance and a timeless appearance to so many of your spaces. To make it even more appealing, you’ll find you can even personalize the presentation in a variety of different ways.But there’s so much more to this material than just good ...
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Luxury vinyl flooring is waterproof

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Vinyl is water repelling flooring that can be placed throughout the home. This floor covering provides no-fuss spill and pet accident clean-up. It also offers peace of mind. Because it won't swell even when submerged in water, you don't need to worry about floor damage when the basement floods or ...
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Luxury vinyl flooring makes a difference

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When you opt for luxury vinyl flooring for your home, whether new construction or remodel, you’ll find some fantastic benefits awaiting you. These floors are aesthetically pleasing but can also stand up to a great deal of activity and wear, exactly where you need it most.These floors are an ...
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SmartStrand carpet: perfect for homes with pets

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Durability, stain and soil resistance, as well as traction, are the biggest concerns of the pet owner.  After that comes softness and warmth; pets spend much of their day lying around and napping. Especially if you have a senior or arthritic pet, he or she will appreciate the extra comfort....
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Here’s why laminate is more crucial than ever

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Laminate flooring has always been a popular flooring material for homeowners all over the country. With stunning aesthetics and excellent benefits, you can’t go wrong with these floors in most spaces of your home. But manufacturers just keep making these materials better and better.Now you can ...
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5 things we love about quality LVT floors

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At Kelly’s Carpet Omaha, one of our most in-demand flooring types is luxury vinyl. Be it in plank or tile form, it’s a surfacing alternative with a whole lot of excellent qualities to offer. Durable, scratch-resistant, and unbelievably stylish, it’s an affordable way to get the exotic installation ...
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Waterproof flooring retains its good looks when soaked

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Waterproof flooring is a practical flooring option that gives homeowners peace of mind. Dry off a floor that has been soaked in water, and it returns to its original condition. While it's ideal for basements, bathrooms, and kitchens, this floor covering can be installed in any room of the house. ...
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Are you ready for SmartStrand flooring in your home?

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If you’ve not yet heard about or experienced SmartStrand flooring for yourself, then you’re going to want to find out more. Having carpet floors is one thing, but the unrivaled elegance, comfort, and durability of this material is quite another.When you finally see it for yourself, you’ll ...
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Love your laminate flooring and all its benefits

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Laminate flooring isn’t just an affordable floor covering, though that’s certainly one of its many benefits. It also provides great durability, stability, and functionality as well as some of the most beautiful appearance options available on the market today.Many choose this floor covering for its ...
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Top 3 favorite floors that can handle water

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Whether you're looking for water-resistant or waterproof flooring, you're likely in search of a reliable, dependable installation for your busy household. So, it is key to find the perfect waterproof flooring retailer. While some families constantly worry about the kids spilling drinks everywhere, ...
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What are LVT and LVP flooring and what’s the difference?

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If you’re like many homeowners today, many of the acronyms you come across can be confusing, to say the very least. Today, we’re going to tell you a little about luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and luxury vinyl plank (LVP).The differences are subtle but might be different enough to make one better for you ...
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Got kids? SmartStrand carpet may be the right choice

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Carpet is not only beautiful, but it’s also hard-working. It reduces noise and prevents hard falls and can even keep you warm because of its thermal inertia which gives the ability to retain heat.We know kids run and jump. They can be loud, messy and, let’s be honest, a little clumsy. Of course, ...
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Can I install laminate in my basement?

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Laminate flooring is stylish, easy to care for, simple to install and affordable. Highly durable, it’s one of the most recommended products for large families with kids and pets. Always highly moisture resistant, it hasn’t been recommended for wet spaces like below-grade areas since it wasn’t ...
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Should I have a waterproof floor in my dining room?

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Yes, because that space is often the frequent recipient of spills.  It's also usually just off the kitchen and dining areas often have an entrance to the yard, deck, and pool.People tend to think they’re fine if they don’t live in flood zones, but, as any flooring retailer explains, we create a lot ...
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What are LVT and LVP?

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They are just initials. Or acronyms, for luxury vinyl tile or luxury vinyl plank flooring. You’ll often hear a retailer just refer to them as LVT or LVP Flooring.Many wonder what the difference is between luxury vinyl (LVF) and just plain vinyl. LVF is thicker and, depending on the core, there ...
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Does everyone need waterproof flooring?

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Yes, you should have waterproof flooring for peace of mind. Just because you haven’t had an indoor flood or burst pipe yet doesn’t mean you’ll never have one.Sometimes they can even seem to come out of nowhere.That happened to me. I had three floods in four months. First, a slow-running sink drain ...
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Laminate is always a great choice for your new flooring

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Laminate flooring has lots of great features and benefits that make it an appropriate choice for a wide variety of spaces in your home. This is backed up by the fact that it remains one of the most popular materials in the flooring industry.In addition to durability, great looks, and a nice ...
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The advantages of adding a luxury vinyl installation to your home

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How do luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and luxury vinyl plank (LVP) compare to other hard surfacing options? While so many alternative flooring materials available, how do you know LVT or LVP would be best for your home makeover? Find out if one of these two choices would be ideal for your upcoming ...
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LVP vs LVT: the difference?

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It’s overwhelming enough to shop for flooring, what with all the variety.Additional terms like LVP and LVT can make it even more dizzying.These initials stand for luxury vinyl plank and tile. To complicate matters, even more, you can also get the material in sheet form, but seams make it look even ...
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Why choose SmartStrand carpet?

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For areas in your home where traffic is high, especially if you have pets and children, carpet is often the furthest thing from your mind when shopping for new flooring. Many homeowners fear permanent stains or the reduction of lifespan that often comes in these spaces.The good news is that it ...
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Are your laminate facts current?

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Laminate flooring has been around for quite some time, but as a product, many upgrades have been made throughout its lifespan. If you haven’t recently researched these products, you might find your information to be a bit outdated.To catch up with all the latest facts, advantages, and appearance ...
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How to choose the best waterproof flooring for pets

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If you have pets at home, then you know how lovely they are to have around – and how much damage they can do to your floors! From dents to scratches, stains to hair everything, our dear fluffy companions can create a bit of a mess, even if they don't mean to. Luckily, there's waterproof flooring to ...
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Is luxury vinyl pet-friendly?

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Overall, luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and luxury vinyl plank (LVP) are widely known for being soft and warm underfoot, easily cleaned, cost-effective, and long-lasting. In short, that’s mostly why its popularity has soared since its modern manufacturing makeover a few years ago. However, there’s another ...
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Top 5 tips to match SmartStrand carpet and home decor

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Are trying to figure out what flooring will best match your home décor? If so, before you make any decisions, it’s essential to take a few moments to consider the room you’re redoing. In doing so, you’ll be able to address what SmartStrand carpet could handle the amount of traffic in that space, as ...
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Get the most from your waterproof flooring

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Get the most from your waterproof flooringSome homeowners believe the only use for waterproof flooring is in those areas, such as basements and laundry rooms that tend to take on the most moisture and chance of leaks. There's no doubt that these spaces are a good use for the materials, and you're ...
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