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What are Laminate Floor Ratings?

What are Laminate Floor AC Ratings? Know what you are Buying with Laminate Floor AC Ratings Laminate flooring is a top choice for many homeowners thanks to its durability, aesthetic appeal and affordable pricing. Of course, there are many different types of laminate available. While all laminate flooring can be installed quickly and is easy to maintain, some laminates withstand the test of time better than others. Knowing which laminate flooring is the most durable,

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Vinyl vs. Laminate Which is Better?

Vinyl or Laminate: Which is Better? There are many decisions to make when shopping for new flooring. One of the first is what type of flooring is best for your home, business or facility. If you’re not in the market for hardwood or carpet, you might be considering vinyl or laminate. At S&G Carpet and More, we love seeing our clients choose floors that truly meet their needs. If you’re debating between vinyl and laminate,

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Types of Carpet Padding & Their Pros and Cons

Carpet Padding provides a foundation beneath your carpet that extends the carpet’s life, creates a more comfortable walking surface and reduces noise. It can also act as a barrier against moisture reaching your subfloors. Your carpet style, amount of foot traffic, manufacturer’s warranty, and budget are all factors in deciding which carpet padding to buy. Carpet Padding Density and Thickness Keep in mind which carpet padding density and thickness is appropriate for your home or

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Popular Hardwood Flooring Trends and Styles for 2015

Popular Hardwood Flooring Trends and Styles for 2015 Hardwood flooring is timeless, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t also be contemporary and on trend. Manufacturers offer floors that complement the latest home decor while retaining their traditional value and appeal. If you’re considering having hardwood installed this year, take some time to consider these hot hardwood flooring trends. At S&G Carpet and More, we’re proud to offer our Northern California customers a wide range

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Calcore Waterproof Core Flooring

Overview of Waterproof Core Flooring from Calcore

Calcore Waterproof Core Flooring might be perfect for your home. Do you worry about water damage to your floors but still want the most gorgeous, natural-looking floors possible? You can protect them easily from liquid damage of all kinds, and fulfill your aethetic vision, by selecting the right flooring—designed specifically to look beautiful while repelling liquids. Waterproof Core Flooring from Calcore, also called Wood Plastic Composite (WPC), is the flooring of choice for homeowners who

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Carpet Trends for 2020

2020 Trending Carpet Styles Carpeting trends for 2020 offer several exciting options, ranging from bold patterns to innovative surfaces. Consumers tastes are leaning toward making statements and flooring companies are responding. We’ve compiled the most prominent and exciting trends here to help you select the carpeting that meets your practical needs, like durability and stain-resistance, and suits your interior design preferences. The carpets on this 2020 carpet trends list include textures, patterns, colors and types

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Nine Expert Carpet Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Pets are a wonderful addition to the family but they also introduce new cleaning challenges. From accidents to fur-covered carpets, you can keep your home clean if you know the tips that make the difference for pet owners. These tips will ensure you and your pet enjoy many happy years together—on clean carpets.1. Paper Towels Are Your Friend (So Treat Them Gently)Use them to soak up everything from vomit to urine. Blot with them but

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Luxury Vinyl Tile and Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring–Luxury at an Affordable Price

At S&G Carpet and More we are happy to carry and recommend luxury vinyl flooring to our customers. Luxury vinyl flooring is available in two styles, luxury vinyl tile (LVT), and luxury vinyl plank (LVP). LVT is available as a tile substitute and comes in 12″x12″ and 16″x16″ sizes, while LVP is a hardwood flooring alternative and comes in 4″x36″, 5″x48″, and 6″x48″ lengths. Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring accurately represents hardwood flooring colors and textures,

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Waterproof Core Flooring

Top Waterproof Core Flooring Trends for 2019

Waterproof Core Flooring 2019 Trends Waterproof Core Flooring is an extremely popular flooring option for 2019. Also known as luxury vinyl flooring and Wood Plastic Composite (WPC), this has become a go-to flooring material. Do you want a totally waterproof floor that’s also durable, easy to maintain and trendy? You’ve found it here. You’ll also get the beauty of natural wood in an extensive variety of surface looks and textures—and flooring that’s more versatile than

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Dark Flooring

Laminate Flooring Trends for 2019

Laminate Flooring 2019 Trends Laminate Flooring is an excellent residential alternative to natural wood flooring. With advancements in flooring technology, and creative surface solutions on the rise, the visual likeness to natural materials is extraordinary, from tile and slate to reclaimed and hand-scraped wood. The similarity to real materials is astonishing. These days, one of the best ways to increase your home’s value is to install high-quality laminate flooring—it’s an investment you’ll appreciate whether you

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