Trees must have breathed a sigh of relief when laminate flooring was introduced. Designed to look and feel like wood, this crafty invention is cheaper and fuss free. Laminate flooring is hardy and resistant to dents, scratches, and stains and quite immune to fading. Laminate flooring is not only convenient but eco friendly as well. However, the entire effect of the flooring depends upon the installation so it's better to call in professional floor installation services.
Laminate flooring is available in a variety of textures and colors. Some of the textures resemble solid hardwood or antique rosewood while some are designed to mimic the effect of ceramic tiles.
It can be installed right over your old floor, so you don't have to bother about stripping away your old flooring. If you are renovating your home this is a great option, it looks great and is less expensive than hardwood!
This kind of flooring has 4 layers bonded together using heat and pressure. The flooring is topped with a protective sheet of aluminum oxide which makes the flooring stain resistant. The second layer is visual resin combination which gives the artistic look. Next there is a layer of wood compost and resins followed by a stable back support of resin based material.
The natural cellulose composition of laminate flooring makes it contract and expand with humidity levels. If you opt to install yourself, there are high chances of making mistakes because there are different processes of installation for different kinds of flooring.
Although you will find a lot of DIY guides for installation of laminate flooring, remember that you will have to bear the cost of any damage to your property during the installation process. Professional installation services will be insured against such damages and you can be assured that you will not be responsible in case of any damage.
When you purchase quality flooring from a reputed store, you can be sure that your flooring is going to be of superior quality and will last for many years. You will also be able to get a package deal on product and installation. The costs of such package deals are usually much lesser than stand alone services.
Professional laminate floor installation stores offer free consultation service whereby trained floor experts will visit your home with samples of flooring material. They will then gauge your flooring needs and show you appreciate samples based on your budget. In case you face any problem with your flooring, you can ask for advice.
The laminate floor installation service provider will give you a guarantee on the installation. So, anytime you feel there is something wrong with your flooring, you can contact your service provider.
Do it yourself or call a professional - that's up to you. In any case I hope this information has helped you in some way!
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