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Dream Home - St. James - 12 mmx145mm HDF/Laminate

Dream Home - St. James  12mm+pad Brazilian Koa Laminate

Dream Home - St. James - 12 mmx145mm HDF/Laminate
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22.69 sq. ft. per box
SKU: 10023946
Comparable Price $3.49/sq. ft.
Our Low Price $1.56/sq. ft.
Over 1000 s.f. $1.46/sq. ft.
Save up to $2.03/sq. ft. (58%)
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Give your floors a REAL WOOD look and feel with St. James Collection!


St. James Collection by Dream Home - 12mm Brazilian Koa High Gloss Laminate Flooring- 30 Year Warranty

With a variety of 12mm V groove laminate options, from a high gloss to a warm low gloss finish, and with deep, warm to medium hues, this spectacular flooring makes a stunning floor!
St. James offers a regal alternative. The V groove makes it a snap to install and the random lengths give your floors a real wood look and feel.
At 12mm, the St. James Collection is very durable and comes with a 30 year warranty!

Quick Installation Tips:
- Store flooring flat for 48 hours in its original packaging at room temperature.
- Must be installed over a clean, stable, flat, smooth, and dry surface.
- Moisture barrier is required for installations over concrete.
- Make sure the panels are mixed sufficiently when you install them so that you do not end up with too many identical, light or dark panels next to each other.

IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE ADDITIONAL PADDING:
Laminates having pre-attached padding can also be installed over an underlayment. When doing so, Lumber Liquidators recommends the use of Bellawood Platinum, Bellawood Premium, Quiet Walk or the Eco Silent Sound underlayment. These quality underlayments offer best joint/seam support while ensuring superior thermal sound reduction qualities, these properties are highly recommended for use with condominium associations, project planners and building specifiers.

St. James Collection's Advantages:
- No glue and no nails needed
- Easy Click Installation
- Moisture resistant board
- 3mm (1/8") pre-glued underlayment included
- AC Rating: 3  
- 30 Year Warranty

Order now through our web site, click here to find your local store, or Call 1-800-HARDWOOD

We caught up with real Lumber Liquidators' customers who volunteered to discuss their floor shopping, buying and installation experiences. In no way did these customers receive compensation for their kind words. (They're speaking straight from the heart.)

 


QUALITY GUARANTEE: This flooring meets or exceeds rigorous emissions standards such as California CARB.
Click here to learn more.

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  • Brand:  Dream Home - St. James
  • FLOORING SKU:  10023946
  • SAMPLE SKU:  10023948
  • Limited Warranty:  30 years
  • Trade Name:  N/A
  • Botanical Name:  N/A
  • Marketing Name:  N/A
  • Janka Rating:  N/A
  • AC Rating:  3
  • Width:  145mm
  • Thickness:  12 mm
  • Construction:  HDF/Laminate
  • Installation Type:  Click
  • Sq. Ft. Per Box:  22.69
  • Hardness Rating:  N/A
  • Waste:  5%
  • Weight per box/unit:  52.86
  • Installation Details:  N/A

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.3

(based on 264 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (124)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (107)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive finish (172)
  • Beautiful color (162)
  • Easy to install (146)
  • Durable (113)
  • Easy to clean (109)

Cons

  • Scratches easily (19)
  • Hard to keep clean (8)
  • Difficult to install (6)
  • Finish (6)
  • Difficult to clean (5)

Best Uses

  • Living room (120)
  • Family room (93)
  • Bedroom (89)
  • Dining room (87)
  • Office (68)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual do-it-yourselfer (76), Avid do-it-yourselfer (48), Beginner (33), Professional (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (59)

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3.0

Not the easiest install.

By JJ

from Cleveland, OH

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Glossy finish
  • Looks Nice

Cons

  • Easy To See Dirt
  • Harder Installation
  • Scratched Too Easily

Best Uses

  • Less Walked On Areas

One of the harder laminates to install - lots of hammering. Installed in 2 bedrooms, hall & living room. Shows dirt & smudges very easily. Have to keep cleaning to look nice. Doesn't stand up to even very minor spills.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
4.0

Beautiful flooring at a great rate

By JD

from Missouri

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        It was very easy to work with. We installed this flooring ourselves with no prior experience. I didaje it a little more difficult on myself installing it at a 45 throughout the house but it turned out absolutely beautiful. The high gloss does show dust pretty bad so it is going to drive my wife nuts. We did rip down some 1/4 plywood 3/4 wide to install under the transition strips. The transition strips that goes with this flooring is not as thick as the flooring and to keep it from from rolling we put the plywood under neath the metal strips and screwed it down. Then when the transition strips were smacked in to place it secured the flooring and adjacent carpet very nicely.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Difficult to install

        By Grandpa and Grandma Miller

        from Clermont, Florida

        Pros

        • Beautiful floor

        Cons

        • Hard to install

        Best Uses

          My husband is a contractor/home builder and had a difficult time installing this laminate. It was our 3rd choice as the store did not have enough of our first two choices. It's a beautiful floor but if I had paid attention to the fact that it is high gloss, I wouldn't have settled for it as it does show dirt/dust. Overall, we get compliments on the floor and it is stunning.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          love this flooring

          By De

          from Greene, Me

          Pros

          • It Was Easy To Work With

          Cons

            Best Uses

              We are redoing our whole home with it with the exception of the bathrooms. We were able to get three rooms and the hallway in 3 days. We had virtually no waste at all with this product. The colors are great, and the product is easy to install.

              Service and delivery comments:

              We ordered the flooring in Maine to pick up in Florida and it was ready for pick up even before the projected date.
              Our product was in great condition.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Looks fantastic!

              By Mason

              from Port Neches, TX

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    The floor looks great. I have no complaints. We didn't install it ourselves so I can't give any input there. I am anxious to see how well it holds up to the kiddos.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great Product

                    By Dave

                    from Fort Myers Beach

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Outstanding and affordable!

                          Service and delivery comments:

                          Quick and quality install!!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Good product and a great deal!!!

                          By Raj

                          from Mountain House CA

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Was looking for a good laminate flooring material. LL was able to meet my requirements and got a good deal too.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Nice product

                                By sub vet

                                from San Diego

                                Pros

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Looks great on the floor. Very few boards were damaged upon opening the boxes.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      3.0

                                      flooring

                                      By Me

                                      from Vermont

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to work with

                                      Cons

                                      • Several Defects

                                      Best Uses

                                        Out of 27 boxes around 2 boxes had dings, finish imperfections or broken corners.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No
                                         
                                        5.0

                                        great prict

                                        By jim

                                        from east berlin, pa

                                        easy to install and a great looking product

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                                        • Q:

                                          Do I need to purchase anything else besides the laminate flooring in order to install it?
                                          Asked on 4/9/2015 by Barbara from United States

                                          1 answer

                                          • Staff Reviewer

                                            A:

                                            You can find complete installation instructions on the web site through the Flooring 101 web pages for easy installation, Type in - St. James Tap End Joint Installation -.
                                            Thank you for writing in.

                                            Answered on 4/10/2015 by cc-2
                                        • Q:

                                          While these boards come with pre-attached underlayment you say that it is ok to lay additional underlayment. I am reading from many people that this shouldn't be done as the extra padding will cause the joints in the floor to flex more and weaken the tongues causing eventual board separation. I this true? If not and it is indeed safe to lay down the extra padding what advantage would that have? Will it further dampen the sound or make the floor more pleasant to walk on?

                                          Thank you
                                          Asked on 4/1/2015 by Chris

                                          1 answer

                                          • Staff Reviewer

                                            A:

                                            IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE ADDITIONAL PADDING:
                                            As per our Website:
                                            Laminates having pre-attached padding can also be installed over an underlayment. When doing so, Lumber Liquidators recommends the use of Bellawood Platinum, Bellawood Premium, Quiet Walk or the Eco Silent Sound underlayment. These quality underlayments offer best joint/seam support while ensuring superior thermal sound reduction qualities, ...
                                            These pad manufactures stand behind and warranty this application.
                                            Yes additional "approved" underlayment will further dampen the sound and make the floor more pleasant to walk on (and also insulate).
                                            Thank you for your interest in our flooring products.

                                            Answered on 4/1/2015 by cc-2
                                        • Q:

                                          what is the range of board lengths
                                          Asked on 1/3/2015 by anne from United States

                                          1 answer

                                          • Staff Reviewer

                                            A:

                                            We typically see 6 different designs in a carton of 12 planks. This product has 11 different designs in total.
                                            Thank you for your interest in our flooring products.

                                            Answered on 1/5/2015 by cc-2
                                        • Q:

                                          I have installed floor but having a hard time cleaning the floor. Need so help?
                                          Asked on 11/8/2014 by Erin

                                          1 answer

                                        • Q:

                                          The floors I installed appear to have a uniform wax coating on all boards. I don't know if this was from the manufacturer or from my installer (perhaps cleaning the floors with a product that created this coating). I have been able to remove some of the coating using a plain towel and lots of elbow grease but this would take days and days of full-time effort to clear the whole floor. What would be the best way to remove the wax?
                                          Asked on 10/14/2014 by Condo Owner

                                          1 answer

                                          • Staff Reviewer

                                            A:

                                            Denatured alcohol used sparingly with plenty of clean soft rags should cut it.
                                            Always test first.
                                            Thank you for writing in!

                                            Answered on 10/16/2014 by cc-2
                                        • Q:

                                          Can this floor be installed in the basement? Is it waterproof?
                                          Asked on 7/22/2014 by Cleo from Southfield, MI

                                          1 answer

                                          • Staff Reviewer

                                            A:

                                            Yes this product can be installed in a basement. This product is water resistant but not water proof. Thank you for your inquiry

                                            Answered on 7/23/2014 by cc-3
                                        • Q:

                                          Is there any way to fix edge-cupping? Our dog loves to drink water on the go and I believe has left small water pockets on the wood when we were home. We have started to see edge-cupping.
                                          Asked on 4/28/2014 by Lara from New Orleans, LA

                                          1 answer

                                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                                            A:

                                            That is water damaged and should be replaced. You can replace only the effected boards. Type "replacement" here for details - http://www.lumberliquidators.com/ll/flooring/Flooring101

                                            Use a throw rug with proper backing to protect your flooring under the dogs bowls.

                                            Answered on 4/29/2014 by Tech & Install
                                        • Q:

                                          Before installing our floor what is the maximum height recommended if you have an uneven floor to know if we should level it out first? We may also install the noise padding which we thought would help with the uneven floor.
                                          Asked on 3/7/2014 by Susan from PA

                                          1 answer

                                          • Staff Reviewer

                                            A:

                                            Please call our Tech and Installation Dept. @ (800) 366-4204 for a detailed answer to your question. Thank you for your inquiry.

                                            Answered on 3/11/2014 by cc-3
                                        • Q:

                                          What is the best product to use for repairs on scratches? Is a stain pen ok?
                                          Asked on 2/21/2014 by Di from New Jersey

                                          1 answer

                                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                                            A:

                                            Minor chip or scratch damage to a laminate plank can be repaired with laminate repair kits and color-matched silicon/latex fillers. If the damaged area is larger than ½” of an inch, a professional can replace an entire plank.

                                            Answered on 2/27/2014 by Tech & Install
                                        • Q:

                                          Hi, I bought the Brizillian Koa 12mm-Dream Home- St. James, 4 years ago and had a flood 2 wks ago, just bought 5 new boxes of flooring only to find out that the tongue and grove was changed 1 yr ago and the new flooring can not be added to the existing floor. how can I get 5 boxes from before the change?
                                          Only 1/5 of my floor needs to be replaced.
                                          Asked on 2/12/2014 by Dawn from Levittown, NY

                                          1 answer

                                          • Staff Reviewer

                                            A:

                                            Unfortunately I do not have access to inventory but our Sales Department can look for inventory nationwide to see if it is available in one of our store locations. Please call our Sales Dept. (800) 476-0007 for availability of this product. Thank you for your inquiry.

                                            Answered on 2/13/2014 by cc-3
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