John Lahr, Author at FlooringStores

Author: John Lahr

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The 6 Best Waterproof Laminate Flooring Brands of 2022

If you’re looking into waterproof laminate flooring, you probably have some questions. First among them: is there waterproof laminate flooring? As in, does it even really exist? As it turns out, waterproof laminate flooring is real—and some of the best laminate flooring brands make it.

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20+ Types of Floor Tiles: Your 2022 Guide

If you’re looking into different types of floor tiles, you’re probably in on the secret already. But if not, you should know: tile is cool now! And we mean cool. Like, hipster-fabulous, Brooklyn-bound, ultra-chic cool. Let’s put it this way: tile is so cool, the Washington Post even wrote an article about just how cool it is.

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SmartCore Flooring Reviews: Is it Worth it?

Let’s talk about SmartCore flooring. Is Lowes’ in-house brand of LVP worth purchasing? Or is it simply another product in the already-crowded world of vinyl plank? We’ve discussed a lot of types of flooring here, including many of the best vinyl plank flooring brands. And below, we’re going to take an in-depth look at SmartCore Pro and SmartCore Ultra to see how they stack up. 

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Wood-Look Tile: Your Complete Guide

If you’re interested in wood-look tile, we understand. Why? Because we think wood-look ceramic tile is terrific! It offers tons of benefits and very few drawbacks. Plus, if you compare tile vs. wood floors, you’ll find that wood-look tile gives you the best of both worlds—the beauty of hardwood, plus the durability and water-resistance of tile. Win-win!

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Underlayment for Vinyl Flooring: Your Total Guide

So you’ve found the best vinyl plank flooring for your home—but now you need the best underlayment for that vinyl flooring. Or, maybe you’re trying to figure out whether you even need underlayment for vinyl flooring in the first place?