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    Lumber Liquidators Responds To Lawsuit Allegations

    Jul 23, 2014

    TOANO, Va., July 23, 2014 – Lumber Liquidators (NYSE: LL), the largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, today issued the following statement in response to a lawsuit filed in California state court by the Global Community Monitor organization and Sunshine Park LLC:

    “The allegations in this lawsuit concerning our product are simply flat-out false.  Our product meets relevant environmental standards and undergoes rigorous, independent, third-party testing.  More specifically, our internal testing and that conducted by third parties concluded that product levels fell well below the Proposition 65 “safe harbor” limits.  Further, Lumber Liquidators’ products are produced and independently tested to ensure compliance with the low emissions standards set by the California Air Resource Board (CARB).  We apply these stringent California standards to products we sell nationwide.

    In addition to providing safe, high-quality products, we are transparent about our quality control and assurance processes – for our California customers, we provide Proposition 65 notices on customer invoices and in-store signage.

    In short, all of our flooring meets the highest quality and environmental standards – that’s why we sell it, that’s why we use it in our own homes, and that’s why we are a market leader.  We will not let factually inaccurate and legally flawed lawsuits filed by a party with a clear financial motive influence our approach to our business or our customers.”

    About Lumber Liquidators
    In its 20th year and with more than 345 locations, Lumber Liquidators is North America’s largest specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. Lumber Liquidators features more than 350 top quality flooring varieties, including solid and engineered hardwood, bamboo, cork, laminate and resilient vinyl.  Additionally, Lumber Liquidators provides a wide selection of flooring enhancements and accessories to complement, install and maintain your new floor.  Every location is staffed with flooring experts who can provide advice and useful information about Lumber Liquidators’ low priced product, much of which is in-stock and ready for delivery.

    With premier brands including Bellawood Prefinished Hardwood and Morning Star Bamboo, Lumber Liquidators’ flooring is often featured on popular television shows such as HGTV’s Dream Home and This Old House.

    For more information, please visit www.LumberLiquidators.com or call 1.800.HARDWOOD.  You can also follow the company on Facebook and Twitter, and learn more about its corporate giving program at LayItForward.LumberLiquidators.com.

     

    For further information contact:

    Lumber Liquidators Investor Relations

    Ashleigh McDermott

    Tel: (757) 566-7512

     

    One Simple Plan

    John Feld

    Tel: (612) 677.2248


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