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Tips and Techniques for Pouring Self-Leveling Underlayment

We’ll show you the step-by-step process to achieve a perfectly flat and level underlayment that’s smooth as glass.

How to Clean Laminate Wood Floors

These dos and don'ts for how to clean laminate wood floors will ensure you don't ruin them!



How to Tile Countertops

Tile on laminate: A good idea?


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How to Remove Stains From Plastic Laminate Countertops

Even the toughest food and liquid stains can be cleaned from kitchen counters with the right tools and cleaner.

How to Install a Countertop

Step-by-step instructions on how to install a pre-made plastic laminate countertop in your kitchen or bathroom.


How to Select Laminate Countertops

Expert advice for getting a high-style, easy-care countertop at an affordable price.

Install a Laminate Kitchen Countertop

Out with the old, in with the new, including a new sink and faucet.


Laminate Repair Tips: Reglue Loose Laminate

Fix loose laminate quickly and easily before it breaks off


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Make a Plastic Laminate Table Top

Make a super-solid top for a desk in one day


How To Clean Laminate Countertops

Because laminate holds up quite well and is far less expensive than other countertop surfaces, it has remained a viable...

Buying Countertops: Plastic Laminates, Granite and Solid Surfaces

Pros, cons, costs (and some pretty strong opinions).


Store Sheet Goods on a Ladder

Got a decade’s worth of leftover pieces of plywood, drywall and plastic laminate and spare boards? Here’s how to round...


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How to Install Laminate Work Surfaces in Your Workshop

Installing plastic laminate isn't that scary once you've tried it a time or two.



Build a Router Table by Upcycling a Kitchen Countertop

An old chunk of countertop and 40 bucks' worth of hardware