Resilient Flooring

JLC Field Guide: Resilient Flooring

Sheet resilient flooring tends to perform better than resilient tiles, especially in wet locations and heavy traffic areas where the seams between tiles can soak up water and trap dirt.

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Resilient Flooring Featured Articles

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Underlayments for Resilient Flooring

With resilient flooring, the choice of underlayment is critical. This guide to selection and installation will help you get good performance. More

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Quality Vinyl Floors

A professional floor installer describes the best methods and materials to use for a durable resilient floor. More

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Working With Self-Leveling Floor Underlayments

Flatten uneven subfloors quickly with these pour-inplace compounds. More

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Dressing Up The Garage

A high-tech floor coating, slat wall, and cabinets transform a single-car garage... More

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Testing for Moisture In Concrete Slabs

Before installing flooring over concrete, do a calcium chloride test to make sure... More

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A Door in Disguise

This bookcase masks a hidden storage closet. More

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Making the Most of a Narrow Bathroom

Raising the ceiling and tweaking the floor plan opens up a cramped space. More

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Resilient Flooring Instruction

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Treat or Replace Pet-Stained Subfloor?

Should subflooring that has been stained with dog urine be torn out and replaced before a new hardwood floor is installed? More

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Installing Hardwood Flooring over Vinyl

Hardwood flooring can be installed over existing sheet vinyl if key conditions are met More

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Best Underlayment Fasteners

Q : When we install vinyl flooring, we like to fasten the underlayment with... More

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Choosing Kneepads

For greater comfort, look for pads that fit the work you do and try before you buy. More

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Best Flooring for a Humid Climate

Q: I'm planning on installing laminate flooring on the first floor of my North... More

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