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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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Why laminate flooring is better than hardwood

Jody Smith, Quality Manager at Formica Flooring, discusses the advantages of laminate flooring versus hardwood floors in this video:     [youtube]ehKIIPN1kkc[/youtube]
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Hardwood vs Laminate

An old debate now has a clear winner There comes a time in the flooring decision-making process where you realize that it comes down to hardwood vs laminate. You’ve come to your senses regarding that shag carpet. You’ve done tile before and, like most everyone else, wished you’d picked a different color, size, kind, grout, etc. We’ve all been there. And now you’re here, where most people...
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