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Luxury Vinyl Tile – LVT

Today is going to be an introduction to the world of LVT. Often times a consumer desires the look of wood but not the maintenance or perhaps the permanence. Here at Act 1 we carry a variety of LVT that will give you options. With a 25 year residential and 15 year commercial warranty, it Read More

St. Judes and You

Did you know… -Cancer is a leading killer by disease of U.S. children? -Over the last 20 years $224 million has been raised by Saint Jude dream home giveaway for children’s cancer research & treatment? -Shaw is the national sponsor? Take a moment and watch. Did you also know that from now until November 18th Read More

What Makes Carpet A Popular Choice?

Compared to other varieties of flooring, carpet is probably the most practical choice because of the wide variety and versatility. In excess of 60 years, new carpets have been the top seller when it comes to flooring. You will find that there are plenty of benefits of having a carpet. In order to keep your Read More

It’s Not Just About The Tile But What Is Between It

Grouts are available in many colors. While color is important to the final finished look of the tile installation, it has little effect on the functionality of the grout. When grout does its job — locking tiles tight, keeping out water, and giving floors and walls a finished look — nobody pays much attention. It’s Read More

Whatever Happened To Vinyl Floors?

What Makes Vinyl A Great Choice? Vinyl flooring are basically of two types, printed type and inlaid type. The printed flooring utilises colored inks printed on the vinyl sheets, the inlaid vinyl floors have color particles that are presses in the sheets. It is a type of resilient flooring, meaning that its surface has a Read More

Keeping Carpet Under Foot

The latest trend for decorative carpets in 2013 seems tilted in favor of monochrome, and plain area rugs made from thick materials. The markets for carpets in 2013 in the western world offer variety of rugs and carpets ranging in different sizes, just to name the few. The color options range from plain cream and Read More

To acclimate, or not to acclimate?

You might be getting mixed signals from different people on whether or not you need to acclimate your new hardwood or laminate flooring. Some people might tell you that it is not necessary, but in most cases it is absolutely necessary. Just in case some of you do not know what I mean by acclimating, Read More

How to Install Vinyl Plank Flooring

A DIY Guide from Act 1 Flooring Installing Vinyl Plank Flooring in Pensacola, FL Luxury vinyl plank flooring is one of the hottest trends in floor coverings today. Its relative low cost, durability, and variety of styles all contribute to its popularity. Plus, it’s easy to install. If you need guidance on installing vinyl plank Read More

Wire-brushed, Hand Scraped, and Distressed: The Hottest Texture Trends in Hardwood and Wood-Look Tile Flooring

Since they change with the seasons, trends can be hard to keep up with. It’s like everyone else gets a memo on what’s in style, weeks before you even realize it’s changed. This can be especially infuriating when trying to make decisions about home renovations or remodels. While many home decisions you make will outlive Read More

Memorial Day Weekend Sale

Huge Holiday Savings by Act 1 Flooring, May 24 thru May 31 we will be having a huge inventory clearance sale! All of our flooring in stock will be marked down up to 50% off! We have over 100 different selections of Tile, Waterproof Luxury Vinyl Plank, Hardwood, Laminate, and Carpet along with all the Read More