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  • Flooring for Any Room

    Posted on by Brittany Mosbrucker (360 Marketing)

    When it comes to flooring, laminate is a great option for any room in your home. Laminate flooring is durable, easy to clean, and affordable, making it the perfect choice for busy families. IMECA Lumber and Hardware carries a wide selection of laminate flooring options, so you can find the perfect flooring for your home. With so many benefits, it's no wonder laminate flooring is one of the most popular choices for homeowners.

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    Laminate Is Extremely Durable

    One of the biggest benefits of laminate flooring is that it is extremely durable. Laminate is made to withstand heavy traffic, so it's perfect for busy families with kids and pets. Laminate is also scratch-resistant, so you don't have to worry about your floors being damaged by everyday wear and tear.

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    Laminate Flooring Resists Stains, Fading, and Moisture

    Laminate flooring is also stain-resistant, so you don't have to worry about spills and stains. Laminate is also fade-resistant, so your floors will look new for years to come. And because laminate is a non-porous material, it resists moisture, making it the perfect choice for bathrooms and kitchens.

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    Easy to Clean and Maintain

    Another great benefit of laminate flooring is that it is easy to clean and maintain. Laminate floors can be swept, vacuumed, and damp-mopped, making them the perfect choice for active households. And because laminate is a non-porous material, it resists dirt and grime, making it easier to keep your floors clean.

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    Affordable Flooring Option

    Laminate flooring is also an affordable flooring option. Laminate is a budget-friendly alternative to hardwood, so you can get the look of wood floors without the high price tag. And because laminate is so easy to install, you can save even more money on installation costs.

    IMECA Lumber and Hardware is your one-stop-shop for laminate flooring in Florida. With a wide selection of laminate flooring options, we have the perfect flooring for your home. Visit us today to see our selection of laminate floors.

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  • 4 Most Common Types of Materials Used for Countertops

    Posted on by Brittany Mosbrucker (360 Marketing)

    Whether you're renovating your kitchen or bathroom, or you're building a brand new home, you'll need to choose a countertop material. There are many choices to choose from, but there are four common materials that are used most often: granite, quartz, marble, and laminate. Imeca, a lumber and hardware business in Florida, offers a wide selection of kitchen and bathroom accessories to accent your new countertops and make them really stand out. Continue reading to learn more about each countertop material and browse our materials today!


    Granite kitchen countertops

    Granite

    Granite is a natural stone that is quarried from different parts of the world. It is a hard, durable material that is often used for kitchen and bathroom countertops. The decorative hardware Imeca offers, such as handles, come in many colors and styles, so you can find ones that will match your countertop style.


    Quartz bathroom counters

    Quartz

    Made of ground quartz and resin, quartz is a popular man-made material. It is durable, non-porous, and is resistant to scratches and stains, making it the perfect countertop material for a kitchen. You can find various types of wood stains and finishes from Imeca to match your wood cabinets to your countertops!


    Marble kitchen counters

    Marble

    Marble is a natural stone that is a soft, luxurious material and is often used for bathroom countertops. This would make any bathroom feel like a spa! Marble is also a porous material, so it's important to seal it properly to prevent staining.


    Laminate countertop

    Laminate

    Laminate counters are the most affordable countertops and they're made of plastic or wood veneers that are glued to a particle board substrate. It is a durable material that is available in many different colors and designs, making it a popular choice for kitchen countertops.


    No matter what your style is, there is a countertop material that will be perfect for your home. Imeca offers a wide selection of decorative hardware that will make your countertops look beautiful and unique. Browse our materials today!

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  • Updated Flooring for a Remodel

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    Updated Flooring for a Remodel

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    When considering a remodel for your home, it is important to take all of your options into account so that you can find the flooring fit that best suits your needs. Since 2002, IMECA has been the family-owned, one-stop shop for flooring remodel options. We help our clients figure out exactly what works best to match the style and aesthetic of their home. Read below to learn more about your options when it comes to the floors in your house, and contact us today with any questions!

    Tile flooring

    Tile

    While the actual installation of tile floors in your home can be a taxing process, the results make it worth the work. With a little bit of demolition work, some precise measurements, and a bit of elbow grease, you can have the floor of your dreams when working with tile.

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    Floating Hardwood

    One of the more difficult aspects of remodeling the floor in your home is the demolition of the existing floors. Floating hardwood only requires a flat surface for installation, which means you’re able to place it directly on top of existing flooring like tile or vinyl.

    Vinyl floor samples

    Vinyl

    Like floating hardwood, vinyl tiles and sheets don’t require demolition, as they can be placed on existing floor surfaces with ease. Vinyl has the added benefit of being fairly easy to install, so you don’t need to be an expert to update your home.

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    Carpeting

    If you are going for a softer touch in your home remodel process, carpets might be the best route for you. Carpet is versatile and relatively easy to install — it can even be placed over existing floor structures if the surface is in decent condition. It comes in larger rolls, which means fewer materials to deal with, and can be fixed to floors using tacks or glue.

    When you’re considering the materials for your home’s flooring during a remodel, make sure that you choose a company with two decades of experience in the industry under their belt.

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  • How To Choose The Perfect Countertops For Your Home

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    Select the Best Option For Your Home With These Four Tips!

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    No matter if you’re building your Florida dream home from scratch or revamping the style of your Georgia estate, for most people, choosing the perfect countertops usually comes down to just the overall  desired “look.” Truth be told, there are a few things you should be considering when selecting the right sheet laminate countertops for your home and the pros at IMECA have some secrets to making the right choice.

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    Find The Perfect Fit 

    Before you choose which countertop material makes sense for your home, you should think about the type of lifestyle your family has first. The needs of a couple differ vastly from the needs of a family unit in size and durability. If you have four kids that like to make lunch an all-out activity, you might want to hold off on ordering the white granite countertops. Also, think about where you plan to be in a few years as well; that way, you’re not completing another countertop renovation so quickly down the line.

    Modern kitchen with new light colored countertops

    Choose The Right Material

    Sheet laminate countertops are by far the most affordable option for countertop surfaces. They come in a vast array of colors and designs and can be a beautiful addition to any home. Laminate counters are often the favorite choice of families due to their ability to clean up well and take a beating over time. Newer designs have better heat resistance and increased scratch durability than older versions. It’s easy to see why laminate counters are fast becoming the choice of many homeowners in 2022. 

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    Think About The Edges

    There are other choices you can make to help elevate your home’s countertop as well. Many DIY specialists recommend customizing your laminate counters’ edges to give your kitchens and bathrooms even more added flair. Decorative borders, like ogee, egg, radius, bullnose, and bevel can cost a bit more to acquire. Still, decorative edges can take your countertops to the next level when it comes to the final product. Talk with your IMCEA specialist today to find out what they can offer! 

    Dark colored countertops

    Mix and Match Your Options

    Too many choices available to make a final decision? Why not mix and match your laminate counters? The best part about choosing to go with laminate kitchen countertops is that you can create to your heart’s content. Mix our laminates to create a style that’s all your own, from using different laminates on your islands to differentiate space to switching up patterns to create color blocking; the options are truly endless when you choose sheet laminate countertops.

    Homeowners in Florida and Georgia agree that IMCEA offers the lowest prices and the most effective service to its customers each and every day. Find out why our laminate selection is considered a cut above the rest, and stop by soon! From laminate to flooring, IMCEA has everything you need to complete your DIY project successfully today.

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  • 4 Benefits Of Laminate Countertops

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    Often, people don’t think much about their countertops. Many just sit there, serve their purpose, and blend into the rest of the kitchen. But, in addition to bringing more style and flavor to the room, there are unique benefits to investing in laminate countertops. Look into IMECA’s custom countertop options today and find out how a new countertop can help you.

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    Durability

    People don’t often consider how much wear and tear can take place on their countertops over the course of years of use. Laminate countertops have the benefit of being incredibly durable so that you can get the most out of your space without worrying about doing damage.

    Modern laminate countertop

    Style

    Your kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home in addition to being a space that your guests are likely to see or spend time in. You’re going to want to establish a tone for your home, and the variety of designs and styles available with countertop laminates allows you to do just that.

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    Maintenance

    One of the main draws when it comes to laminate countertops is that it is far easier to maintain than when you’re working with traditional materials. You’ll be thankful for the time and supplies saved when it becomes easy to just wipe them down and call it a day.


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    Price

    For something so crucial to your kitchen as countertop space, laminates are surprisingly affordable. You don’t have to break the bank in order to increase the appeal of your kitchen and make it easier to maintain in the long run. 

    Laminate countertops are truly one of the best options that you can make when it comes to your kitchen design. They not only bring a personal touch to the room with their varied styles, but they increase the durability of your counter space and make it less of a chore to take care of. Drop us a line or give us a call at 1 (800) 985-9914 today and let's make a plan to upgrade your kitchen today!

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