Being resistant to scratch and water as well as being easy to clean and maintain, Laminate Flooring suits well for heavy foot traffic areas both in residential and commercial uses.
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Although Laminate floorings are scratch-resistant, the thickness increase weakens its resistance to bending which is caused by an inappropriate underlayment. Furthermore, thicker Laminate flooring leads to less noise resistance.
Eventually, the right thickness solution is affected by your site specification such as size and underlay materials used.
Trying to make your flooring look duller or shinier, opting for the right finish is the solution. Some of the most common Laminate finishes include: Semi-Matte, Matte, and Gloss.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How many years does a Laminate Flooring last?
With proper installation and maintenance, your laminate would last anywhere between 15-25 years. Several factors such as foot traffic, accidental spills, and animals should be taken into account in your laminate floor lifetime estimation.
Is laminate flooring waterproof?
Laminate flooring is water-resistant which means that it can withstand moisture and humidity, but it shouldn’t be mistaken as waterproof. If something is spilled on your laminate floor, clean it up as quickly as possible. Therefore, Laminate flooring is not suitable for wet areas such as bathrooms, laundries, and toilets.
Which areas are best to use bamboo flooring?
As mentioned before, Bamboo Flooring is not recommended to be installed in wet areas, such as bathrooms, and outdoors. Other than that, Bamboo Flooring can be installed in any area of the house. Just be aware of the water pouring.
Where can I install laminate flooring?
Laminate flooring is extremely versatile. It can be installed over different materials such as wood or concrete subfloors. The only setback is that it is not recommended to be installed in wet locations such as bathrooms, washrooms, saunas, or toilets. Extended exposure to moisture may cause the core layer of your laminate flooring to warp or swell.