SEATTLE — The looks of hardwood flooring in your home is highly appealing for a reason, but placing it in areas like the kitchen, bathroom, or entryway can be concerning. Water can be damaging to hardwood floors, and even if you're careful, mistakes do happen. 

Empire Today offers moisture resistant and waterproof options that give you the look and feel of hardwood flooring while erasing the worries around durability and longevity. Ryan Salzwedel breaks down the differences between vinyl plank, laminate, and tile flooring and why they might be a good choice for your home. 

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