Learn more about our laminate flooring options below
How would you like to get the real feel of hardwood without going over budget? Laminate flooring gives you the option to. With the durability, beautiful design, and low cost, laminate is the perfect solution for your flooring needs.
Laminate Flooring Buying Guide
Make sure you are taking these factors into consideration while deciding between the laminate flooring that fits your needs best:
Thickness and Width. this is a crucial factor when considering because the thickness and width is going to help prevent dents, reduction of noise, and softness under your feet.
Abrasion Criteria (AC) Rating. A scale of wear resistance that goes from AC 1 (least) to AC 5 (best). Homes typically have a rating of AC 3 or AC 4 while businesses are seeking more of an AC 5 to withstand even the largest of daily foot traffic.
Texture. To help stimulate the feel and look of real wood, laminate flooring comes in different styles: embossed/embossed in the register (EIR), high gloss, and hand scraped.
How Installation Works
The old process of installing laminate flooring took a long time, but now with the floating or click-lock installation method, installing this flooring type is easier than before.
This method is also great for quick and low budget projects. This type of floor, you may install it above existing flooring or subflooring. The only downfall of this method is that it will not be great at reducing noise unless you use padding.
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