Laminate Flooring

How is Laminate Flooring Different from Other Flooring?

Laminate flooring is designed to resemble the look of real wood at a fraction of the cost. Unlike other floorings, laminate wood flooring is made up of wood fibres with four layers:

  • The backing layer that acts as a barrier to prevent water from penetrating underneath.
  • The core layer made of compressed fiberboard that gives laminate flooring durability.
  • The image layer can make laminate look like wood, stone,
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Hardwood 101 – Solid or Engineered?

Hardwood flooring is constructed in two ways, solid and engineered each having their own positives and negatives. Solid hardwood was originally designed for structural purposes, being installed perpendicular to the houses joists. As building code updated and technology increased, solid hardwood was refined into what it is today.

Although the flooring had improved since the first iterations, there was always the glaring issue of moisture. Depending on what environment the solid wood was being installed into problems would arise.

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How to Choose the Right Vinyl Plank

When vinyl or PVC was accidentally created in the 1800’s no one could have predicted how useful the material would become. With uses stretching across every industry it was only a matter of time before it was adapted to be used as a flooring. Vinyl has been used as a flooring solution since the early 1930’s when Vinyl Composite Tile was introduced as a durable resilient flooring. It was inexpensive to produce and proved to be a long-lasting solution.

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