What is Laminate Flooring?

Laminated floors are an economical choice for a durable, cost-effective, scratch-resistant and easy to install flooring. They have become very popular in the past few years. They can be installed virtually anywhere and have reached AC4 and AC5 ratings that allows them to be installed in heavy residential or commercial applications.

Laminate floors are constructed mainly of three layers. The bottom layer is usually made of a Formica sheet. The middle layer is made of high density moisture resistant HDF (high Density Fiber) board. The top layer is simply a picture simulating real wood or tile look and is usually coated with several acrylic or Aluminum Oxide finish. Laminated floors come in various shapes and styles and are very suitable for DIY and quick renovations.

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