Elizabeth Landy, Author at FlooringStores

Author: Elizabeth Landy

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The Easiest Flooring to Install: Our Top 5 Picks

Looking for the easiest flooring to install? Maybe you’re getting ready for a big do-it-yourself flooring project. Or maybe you’re looking for a pain-free (and cheap) installation. Whatever the reason, you’re in luck! There are a bunch of types of flooring that are relatively easy to install for a novice (though pardon us if you’re already an expert!)

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Water-Resistant Wood Flooring 101

If you’re reading this, we’re guessing you’re on the hunt for water-resistant wood flooring. And if so, we applaud you! Hardwood floors are absolutely gorgeous, but water-resistance is a must if you have young children, pets, or just a talent for spilling things (guilty). But of course, wood flooring isn’t typically waterproof. When water is introduced to wood, it can warp and buckle, leaving a nasty-looking floor in its place. It’s truly heartbreaking. Luckily, there are some types of wood flooring that are water-resistant—as well as some new brand-name products that are virtually waterproof! 

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The 8 Best Types of Wood Flooring For Dogs

Chances are, if you’re searching the internet for the best wood flooring for dogs, your furry BFF has destroyed your current flooring. We get it! Dogs are sweet and cute and our absolute favorite, but they can certainly leave their… mark. But here’s the good news: with so many durable types of wood flooring on the market, you can have your hardwood and your little dog too. You just have to find the right floor!

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7 Types of Scratch-Resistant Flooring for Pets & Kids

Wondering how to replace the flooring in your home with a more scratch-resistant option? We hear you. Scratch-resistant flooring is basically a necessity or anyone with dogs, cats, or other rambunctious pets like toddlers (joking!). But with so many different types of flooring on the market, finding the perfect floor can be difficult. And when you’re forced to pick between seemingly similar options like linoleum vs. laminate, finding scratch-resistant flooring that’s also aesthetically appealing can seem almost impossible. But fear not! It can be done.