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laminate floor

Discussion in 'Trash To Treasure - Joys Of Recycling' started by canesisters, Apr 10, 2019.

  1. Apr 10, 2019
    canesisters

    canesisters Lovin' The Homestead

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    A friend wanted to replace her laminate flooring with the new vinyl plank product. I've been hating the nasty carpet in my den for years.
    She called and asked if I wanted to come get it... t2712[1].gif

    before.jpg nasty carpet

    after.jpg new and shiny
     
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    sumi

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    Wow! Some difference that made to the room! It looks fantastic :)
     
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    Lazy Gardener

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    We have laminate in our livingroom, dining area, and master bedroom. Only 2 carpets left in the house, and when they go, they will be replaced with either laminate, or something similar. Carpet may be warmer on the feet in the winter, but that's what slippers are made for!
     
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    frustratedearthmother

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    That really looks great!
     
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    Lazy Gardener

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    You must be really pleased with your new floor. Laminate is SO, SO, SO much easier to tend than carpet.
     
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    baymule

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    I hate carpet, it is nothing but a dirt magnet. Love, love, love your floor! Great job of doing it yourself!
     
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    Marianne

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    Looks great!
    We put in all hard surface floors. We do have some carpet runners and a 9x12 in the living room. I miss the feel of carpet. But I don't miss the dirt that I knew was still there after I vacuumed.
     
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    Britesea

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    I also hate having to switch heads on my vacuum to switch from hard floor to carpet. I would rather have hard floors throughout, like the Shakers did.
     
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    Mini Horses

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    Except for the bedroom, I have all laminate downstairs. Looks like wood floors. It is so much cooler in summer...but, I do put a 9X12 in lvgroom. Hey, it can be tossed every yr or two. Bought at discount, not expensive. It does keep heat in better for winter when I have the temps turned down.

    Cleans easily if you spill something in the kitchen and it wears WAY better than tile or linoleum goods. In fact, mine is approaching 20 yrs and I'm getting a touch tired of it. LOL. With carpet you change it every few years. Not showing wear though, so it stays.

    There isn't much that stays "clean" on a farm! :idunno
     
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