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Q: I will be remodeling my kitchen soon and I'm having a tough time deciding whether to install a bamboo floor or a laminate floor. I've heard commendations from friends extolling the virtues of one or the other. I really like bamboo but heard that it scars easily compared to a laminate such as Pergo laminate flooring. I worry that when my new appliances are installed, the installers may make dents on the floor. Also, my kitchen traffic is fairly heavy. Should I play it safe and go with laminate flooring? A: Kitchens get more wear and tear than any other room in the house, so it makes sense to use a tried-and-true performer in selecting a floor. No matter how careful you are, count on splashing water and dropping the occasional dish or pot. Traditional materials such as a good quality vi...