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Consumer Reports makes specific recommendations for brands of laminate flooring. The New York Times reports on the improvements made in laminates, including a more lifelike sound underfoot. We found good general advice on the websites of home-improvement columnists Tim Carter and James Dulley, and from Better Homes & Gardens. Lowes.com offers a helpful buying guide geared toward educating customers.
Flooring: Green Gets Better, Editors of Consumer Reports, Aug. 2008
Consumer Reports gives general information on laminate flooring, as well as recommending actual brands. You must be a subscriber to view the ratings.
Under Your Feet, The Floor Show, Jay Romano, Aug. 6, 2008
The New York Times notes that the latest laminate floorings offer improvements in appearance, ease of installation and even sound underfoot. (Note: ConsumerSearch is owned by The New York Times Co., but the two are independent editorially.)
Flooring, Tim Carter
Nationally syndicated newspaper columnist Tim Carter explains laminate flooring in response to readers' questions. Discussions on other types of flooring are also available.
What Type of Flooring is Right for Me?, Editors of Lowes.com
This retailer website discusses the basics of laminate and other types of flooring. It is well-organized with lots of illustrations.
A Guide to Flooring, Editors of Better Homes and Gardens
This guide describes the basic types of flooring including laminates. Information about selecting and caring for floors is included, along with data about flooring costs.
How to buy wood flooring, Editors of Which?, Mar. 20, 2008
Which? is a British publication that's similar to Consumer Reports. This report covers laminate flooring and compares it to engineered wood and real wood. Most reports at this site are only available to subscribers, but you can read this section for free.
7. Better Homes & Gardens
Flooring Ideas for Problem Spots, Editors of Better Homes and Gardens
This brief report offers suggestions for high-traffic areas in your home, offering pros and cons for many types of flooring, including laminate flooring.
Flooring, Editors of SeeMyDesign.com
This website directs readers to manufacturers, but it also has plenty of useful information about various flooring types, including laminate.
Flooring, Editors of FlooringGuide.com
This website has a useful database with information on just about every type of flooring. A number of articles about laminate flooring are included.