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Old 03-10-2011, 02:29 PM   #1
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Allure Flooring in Kitchen

I've read a lot of posts which show that people are installing this flooring in their basements or sunporches, etc. I haven't seen anyone installing in kitchen.

Any thoughts on Allure flooring over a ceramic tile in kitchen. We are in the planning stages. I've been concerned about washing it, etc.


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Old 03-10-2011, 04:59 PM   #2
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If you ask Home Depot, they will tell you is is the greatest thing in the world for a kitchen floor. There are some active threads on here if you type allure in the flooring. From everything I've read, the negatives seem to outweigh the positives by a wide margin.

I've been meaning to ask some in my local HD flooring department whay they don't lay a section of this stuff on the floor of their flooring aisle and leave it there for 6-12 months if it is as good as they say it is.


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Old 04-10-2011, 09:09 PM   #3
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I've used Allure in my rentals and rehabs for the last 3 years. It is waterproof, pet proof and kid proof. It is amazingly durable for the price. Most people think it is real wood and I have to tell them it is vinyl.

The installation instructions say it will bridge a gap of 1/8" and it really does what it says it will do. I've installed it over vinyl floor and bare wood. Neither the gaps between sub-floor panels, vinyl pattern nor screw/nail heads telegraph through. As long as your grout lines are 1/8" or less, it should work OK. If the size of the gap concerns you, consider the commercial version as it is thicker and will bridge larger gaps.
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:57 PM   #4
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All of your posts (save one) promote Allure almost word for word. Have you no imagination? You sound like a puppet working for Allure. You must be an HD employee.
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