Choosing the perfect flooring for your residential or commercial space is not an easy task. With so many options available in the market, one can easily get confused about the flooring that should be chosen. Of all the options available, laminate flooring is one of the most popular flooring options for residential as well as commercial places. Be it your office cabin, your drawing room or any other room that you are renovating or constructing.
What is Laminate Flooring?
Laminate flooring is made through blending several layers of different materials together using heat, pressure and adhesive through a process called lamination. Laminate floors are considered a substitute of hardwood floors for the people who cannot afford the latter. It was invented in the early 1920s and since then have been a popular choice of flooring amongst everyone.
Why choose Laminate Flooring over others?
Convenient Size- Laminate floors are available in various forms such as stripes or tiles. This makes them each to pack and deliver in the houses. Furthermore, it becomes easy to install them even in the remotest corner of the house. Hardwood flooring, in contrast, comes in wide size stripe which makes it difficult to deliver as well as install them.
Versatile- Laminate flooring is available in many varieties and various colours. In fact, with more and more exposure to sunlight, these floorings are bound to change their colour and make your surroundings look more beautiful than ever. Over the years, laminate flooring has been able to replicate hardwood flooring patterns in such a way that hardly anyone can tell the difference. They can also bbe replicated to look like ceramic flooring.
Cleanliness- One of the biggest advantages of installing laminate flooring in your house is that it is very easy to maintain and clean. Unlike carpet flooring, which would absorb the stain as soon as something is spilled on it, laminate floors are easy to clean. All you need to do is to clean the floor with a wet mop and you’ll be done.
Installation- As mentioned earlier, because laminate floors come in tile form or stripes from, it is very easy to install them. Inspite of being a blend of so many layers of materials, they are not as heavy weighted as hardwood floors. Also, with new innovations, installing this flooring has also become very easy. All you need to do is to clip the flooring together over the concrete floor. These clips not only make it easy to install the flooring, but also easy to remove in case you plan to change your flooring or move to another house.
So you know why laminate flooring is such a popular option for residential and commercial spaces.