Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by raythek Excellent product, 5 Stars!
200 sq ft of flooring was easily installed. Interlocking design is perfect A+. No damage existed to any of the boards. The "boss" is extremely pleased. Quick delivery for in-store pickup.
June 2, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by ScotZHP Beautiful floor!
I installed about 700 square ft of this flooring in my basement recently. Overall, I'm very pleased with it and it looks beautiful. I have not had any issues with scratching. I removed some leftover Sharpie marks using a schtchbrite pad and it did not scratch the finish.
Installation was about the same as other laminates, maybe a little easier. Take your time, follow the instructions and installation is fairly easy. Spot level the floor using your choice of leveling compound. Spend an hour or two getting the first row STRAIGHT. Resist the temptation to butt your first row of boards against the spacers along the wall and begin installing. The wall will almost certainly NOT be straight for the length of the first row. If you ignore this step, you'll have major hassles later when boards won't lock together. You MUST scribe and trim the edge of the boards that comprise the first strip - use the wall and a spacer block as a guide. My walls were off an inch over a 32ft length of the first row.
If you have door jambs to contend with, borrow or buy an inexpensive jamb/cutoff tool to trim them flush. Use wide painters tape to hold the joints of previously installed boards together when installing new ones, especially near an edge. The floor is a big puzzle and sometimes the piece being tapped into place takes a previously installed piece along for a ride creating a gap in a previous row. Inspect all of your joints frequently. Inspect every single board like a hawk BEFORE you install it. I had two boards in 36 cases that had a flaw, the rest were all perfect. One flaw was really trivial, the other was really noticable once installed. I had to uninstall two rows to remove/replace the board. I cut the flaw out and used the rest of the board elsewhere. No big deal.
Overall, I have received a lot of compliments on this floor. The grain pattern is very rich, the gloss is out of this world and it seems very durable. I would absolutely buy this again.
March 2, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by awomanatthemanmall Beautiful but how ling well I get out of this?
First off, it's BEAUTIFUL installed! But, I'm not sure how long I'll get from this. The high gloss scratches EASY. We did a self install, and from the beginning there were corners that had to get "hidden" under baseboards. We have kids, kids drop things. I wish we'd have taken a sample for each of the kids to "play with" to learn what damages it. I'm not sure if it's the quality, or the high gloss. But, I'm sure we'll be replacing this soon. Our existing cream colored carpet lasted 10 years, I'm not so sure this will last that long.
November 20, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1happycustomer Such beautiful flooring
The color on this flooring blows people away when they see it. I was afraid it would be hard to install but was surprised by the ease. I've never installed flooring other than peel and stick tiles so was hesitant at first but the instructions made it easy! The high gloss surface really shines and has made my house look so wonderful. Who knew a floor could make such a difference. 5 stars to the creator of this color, it is awesome! The 50 year warranty isn't bad either!
April 1, 2014