Flooring Quiz

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This flooring quiz will test your knowledge of flooring options and installation. Test yourself with the flooring quiz.

Which is not an advantage of solid hardwood floors?

<p>Solid hardwood floors are not recommended for floors below ground level or directly over a concrete slab.</p>

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Which is not true of laminate floors?

<p>Although laminate flooring looks like wood flooring, there is actually no solid wood used in its construction. Laminate floors are composed of several materials bonded together under a moisture-resistant layer and are covered with a layer of high-density fiberboard.</p>

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Which is not true of ceramic tile?

<p>Ceramic tile can chip and crack.</p>

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Which is not true of natural stone tile?

<p>Abrasive cleaners or acidic fluids can destroy the finish.</p>

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Vinyl is the same as linoleum flooring.

<p>Linoleum is primarily made of all-natural products, such as linseed oil from flax, wood powder, limestone, resins and some colored pigments. The backing is made from jute, which is a natural grass.</p>

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Which is not considered resilient flooring?

Resilient flooring is a material that has a relatively firm surface that has some "give," which allows it to bounce back to its original surface profile after compression from walking or the weight of furniture.

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Which is not an advantage of carpet?

<p>Wall-to-wall carpet can absorb pet odor, cigarette smoke and odors associated with water damage or dampness.</p>

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Which is not among the most-popular-selling carpets?

<p>Shag may be making comeback, but it's not as popular as the berbers and saxonies.</p>

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Which traditional type of area rug is considered the best investment?

<p>Tibetan rugs are both durable and timeless. They're made from a special wool that has a very high lanolin content that repels soil and stains. They're an investment that you can walk on forever.</p>

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Which rug fiber is not considered natural?

<p>Olefin is another name for polypropylene, which is a man-made fiber.</p>

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