Laminate flooring is a smart option for your Medicine Hat home that will offer both beauty and character. Laminate’s great looks are inspired by nature and will truly add style and warmth to your home for the life of the floor.
Modern laminate flooring looks like hardwood or stone, yet is the perfect choice for almost any room in your home. These types of floors feature a strong construction and can withstand foot traffic and dropped objects.
In fact, in commercial areas where foot traffic is excessive, laminate floors won’t compress like other flooring options. Compared to hardwood flooring, laminate floor planks can also muffle sound because the materials that are used are layered.
Laminate flooring is made from multiple layers of composite wood that are fused together into one plank. The top layer is the wear layer, and it protects against scratches and impacts better than hardwood.
The next layer is the decorative layer, which includes a high-definition image of hardwood. The images come from actual wood planks, which is why laminate flooring looks exactly like hardwood floors. The core and base layers include fibreboard and other materials that add extra stability and even protect against some moisture.
The results are a laminate plank that looks and feels like hardwood flooring, but one that is more durable and affordable. You can clean laminate floors the same way you would clean a hardwood floor, except you don’t have to worry about refinishing the planks!
Thankfully, laminate flooring is easier to install than hardwood flooring – another reason we love laminate as a hardwood alternative. Most of the time, laminate flooring is installed using a click-lock method. This method involves clicking the laminate planks into place and locking them together. This is known as a floating floor since it lays over the subfloor.
No need to stress though, our installation team will help run through your installation options and evaluate your space. A professional flooring installation is still a wise decision, especially if you’re not handy with tools.
Wherever you would install hardwood flooring, you can also install laminate flooring.
But that’s not all: unlike hardwood floors, laminate flooring comes in fully waterproof and moisture-resistant versions, so it can also go in laundry rooms, bathrooms, and kitchens.
We’re locally owned and locally operated: always have been and always will be.
When you shop with us, you can shop a huge selection of laminate flooring and be able to lean on the advice of our flooring experts. Be sure to stop by our local showroom, located at 57 South Railway Street SE in Medicine Hat, AB, to browse our laminate flooring displays.
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