Taylor Lucero

About Taylor Lucero

Taylor is a part of the GoHaus Customer Service team. He’s motivational, inspirational, and always ready to lend a helping hand when our customers are in need of project advice. When he’s not answering phones, Taylor flexes his creativity at San Diego’s Maker Place and builds everything from tables, skateboards, paddle boards and more. He is also quite the outdoorsmen, spending much of his time exploring San Diego’s trails and beaches.

Installing Vinyl Flooring Over Tile

By |September 18th, 2017|

I spend my days answering a lot of flooring questions from customers. It’s my job and I’m happy to do it. Often times, when I get a question regularly, I make note of it to answer in a blog because I know that if those people are looking for an answer, then a lot of […]

How to Make a Wood Accent Wall

By |September 8th, 2016|

A staple in interior design is the presence of the ever-popular accent wall. Accent walls come in many forms: solid colors, wallpaper, galleries, wood planks, and more. As a flooring specialist, I’ve become accustomed to customers using our flooring for more than just the floor, in particular, our vinyl flooring. Luxury Vinyl Planks can have […]

Why Pattern Variation Is Important

By |July 12th, 2016|

When looking at new flooring (and more specifically – vinyl flooring) for your remodel, it’s important to envision what it would look like laid down and installed (free samples come in handy for this purpose of visualization).

Now that I’ve said that, does vinyl plank pattern variation come to mind when you consider what your flooring will look […]

What is Lacey Act Compliance?

By |May 11th, 2016|

One thing we’re pretty proud about is that our wood is Lacey Act Compliant. If you’re not familiar, then you’re probably saying to yourself “That’s great, Taylor, but why should I care about that?”

Here’s the deal: there are wood products on the market (in multiple markets) that have been made from illegally sourced timber. Unfortunately, […]

Glue Down Installation: The Basics

By |April 19th, 2016|

Several months back, I wrote an article on Floor Adhesive: What to Buy and How to Apply It. That was a pretty high-level article to help give you a general idea of glue down installation for vinyl flooring. Let’s take a moment to dive into a few more basics that are important.

1) SUBFLOORS

Plywood Subfloor

With any subfloor, […]

Which Subfloors Are Approved for GoHaus Flooring?

By |March 25th, 2016|

Depending on the flooring material and the installation method, certain subfloors are better suited for the job. With GoHaus flooring, here’s is a break down of the preferred subfloors based on flooring material we carry.

Vinyl Click-Lock Flooring 

Click-lock vinyl (also known as interlocking vinyl) is one of the most versatile, in regards to compatibility with subfloors. Click […]

Why Do I Need to Buy Flooring Overage?

By |March 22nd, 2016|

If you’re shopping for flooring, you’ve likely become familiar with a term called “overage.” It appears in most flooring calculators, including ours.

So, what is flooring overage? Overage, in the case of flooring projects, is the added amount of flooring needed to accommodate special cuts of the planks. For example, plank cuts that would need to […]

Design in a Box: Taylor’s Office Design Inspiration

By |March 10th, 2016|

With my job, I am fulfilling my clients sample orders daily. A few popular ones just so happen to be a few of my favorite as well. So, when I was given the chance to shine a spotlight on my favorite GoHaus floors, I jumped at it.

I would say that my decorating style is modern, […]

Can I Refinish Engineered Wood?

By |February 17th, 2016|

What is Engineered Hardwood?

Let’s first briefly address the construction of engineered wood. Engineered hardwood flooring is a product made up of a core of hardwood, plywood and or HDF with a top layer of hardwood veneer that is glued on the top surface. The layers of the flooring are made with a cross like pattern to create stability and […]