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Formica® Flooring Introduces Eco-Friendly Exotic Wood Looks

Get an exotic wood look without hurting the planet or your pocketbook thanks to laminate flooring. The trend toward more exotic wood flooring started over a decade ago and shows no signs of waning. According to the World Floor Covering Association, exotic woods “win the heart” by showcasing the artistic beauty found in nature. The bold striping, depth of color, and rich beauty of these woods...
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Do laminate floors stand up better to pets? Ask Mary

Q: My dogs have pretty much shredded my hardwood floors. I’ve heard that laminate floors stand up better to pets. Is this true? A: Yes, laminate floors definitely stand up better to pets because they are designed to be both durable and beautiful—something that simply cannot be said of hardwood floors. Hardwood floors are essentially wood planks with a clear coat of lacquer applied to the...
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Ask Mary: Replace dingy carpet before selling home?

Q: We’re about to put our house on the market. Should we offer an allowance to replace our dingy carpet or install a new floor before we list the house? A: While an allowance lets buyers choose new flooring for themselves, there are benefits to installing a laminate wood floor that might make your home even more attractive to buyers. First of all, it will look better during showings. Buyers may...
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Ready for a New Laminate Floor?

Are you ready for a new laminate floor? There’s no mistaking the feeling of longing for a new floor. Either you just can’t stand your worn out, scratched up hardwoods anymore. Or the spills and stains on your aging carpet are starting to look more like a Twister mat than an acceptable floor covering. Sometimes, it’s a big event like a major renovation project or buying or selling a home that...
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Formica Flooring joins the latest Internet Pin-sation! Pinterest!

Pins, boards, people…Oh my! Formica Flooring, your favorite laminate flooring brand, is excited to announce our new Pinterest page where we’ll be posting all kinds of inspirational design ideas and home décor images. And you thought you spent way too much time on Pinterest before. Visit and “Pin” us here:...
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