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

Working With Self-Leveling Floor Underlayments
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Working With Self-Leveling Floor Underlayments

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

Dressing Up The Garage
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Dressing Up The Garage

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

A Door in Disguise
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A Door in Disguise

This bookcase masks a hidden storage closet. More

Testing for Moisture In Concrete Slabs
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Testing for Moisture In Concrete Slabs

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

Running a Timber-Framing Business
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Running a Timber-Framing Business

Modern tools bring this traditional building method into the 21st century. 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

Best Underlayment Fasteners
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Best Underlayment Fasteners

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

Choosing Kneepads
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Choosing Kneepads

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

Best Flooring for a Humid Climate
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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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