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Things to consider before buying laminate fooring

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09 July 2018 | 697 Views
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If you are looking into updating your house flooring, you have a variety of options on the market. You can simply put a carpet, use tile, laminate, hardwood or simply stain the concrete.

One of the best options out there is laminate flooring. Before you rush to the door to purchase it, why don’t you learn a few things you need to consider before buying it?

Board thickness

If you want your flooring to look realistic, choose laminate flooring that is thicker. Aside from the fact that it can imitate hardwood and tile a thicker laminate flooring is also more durable. At least, it should be at 8 mm thick. You certainly don't want a thinner flooring as it will immediately wear out.

Room vibe

Think about how you want the room to feel. Do you want it to look a bit bigger than it is? If yes, choose light colour laminate. If you want the room to look cosier, pick a darker shade.

Foot traffic

How many people will walk into this room? Are you expecting a lot of guests in this area? Is it where your kids will play?

If the room is more likely to collect dirt, you might consider using a dark coloured laminate. On the other hand, if you are dealing with pets too, consider textured stone laminate for your flooring.

Also, if you are going to use laminate flooring in the kitchen or anywhere where spills are most likely to happen, pick waterproof laminate for your flooring. You won’t have to worry about moisture ruining the look of your floor.

Nearby rooms

If you won’t be using laminates for the entire house, then you must consider the flooring of the other rooms. You have to make sure that the colour, texture and design of your laminate flooring will effortlessly blend with the rest of the interiors.

Warranty

Most likely, the flooring you will pick will withstand whatever situation there is. In case it doesn’t, you want to make sure that you are still protected. Look for manufacturers that offer a warranty and keep in mind that the tough ones usually offer this. Do not choose flooring that does not have a warranty, it can only mean one thing; lower quality. The manufacturers of such flooring are not confident in the durability of their product.

Indeed, laminate floors are an excellent choice for flooring. They are affordable and can immediately bring a new vibe to your home, as well as comfort and convenience. They are durable and offer a lot of benefits.  Just make sure that before you purchase it, you have gone through these points you need to consider so that you can enjoy your newly installed flooring.

Remember that there is no going back. Once you have purchased laminate flooring, you will certainly fall in love with it and perhaps you might want to change the flooring throughout your home to this type to benefit from its many advantages.





Foot traffic Room vibe coloured laminate

Source: Agencies

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