Whether you have an active family or are trying find flooring that it easy to maintain, laminate flooring can fit many flooring needs. For those wondering what a true laminate floor is, let us help! It’s really a combination of special resin paper layers, fiber core and a print film that are all fused together into a solid mass. Due to the structural make up, laminate flooring will not stain or fade from sunlight and is extremely impact resistant. Additionally, it offers a Glueless locking systems for a no mess installation, and a wide assortment of colors and patterns.
Carpet Express carries the finest in laminate options, which can be placed over virtually ANY surface other than carpet. Laminate can be placed over existing ceramic tile, existing VAT (Vinyl Asbestos Tile), or anything you might have down that you aren’t currently satisfied with. Whether you prefer the rich looking ceramic tile appearance or the beauty of hardwood, Carpet Express has the laminate that is right for you!
Types of Laminate
Laminate flooring has become a popular choice for many homeowners due to its ability to closely emulate today’s most popular hard surfaces, especially hardwood planks and ceramic or stone tiles. Besides the great textures and designs, laminate flooring offers improved durability, easier maintenance and affordability compared to other types of hard surface floors. These floors are extremely resistant to wear, stains and sunlight fading. The beautifully rich textured finishes make these floors a great alternative for most areas in the home.
Having arrived from Europe over a decade ago, laminate flooring was inspired by countertop materials, only it’s at least 20 times stronger. With a direct pressure laminate surface it is virtually impossible for spills and scuffs to leave a mark. The clear surface layer protects the pattern underneath and is highly resistant to cigarette burns and scratches from pets. Maintenance is quick and easy using a damp cloth or vacuum and most household cleaning chemicals will not harm a laminate floor. The surface is hygienic and is excellent for people suffering from allergies.
Specially engineered with layered construction, laminate flooring can be installed almost anywhere in the home, including over dry concrete slabs, wooden subfloors and many types of existing floor coverings. The low clearance space height means laminates are particularly suited for renovation and restoring old houses where floor thicknesses can be a problem.
Mohawk Laminate Flooring offers a wide selection of rich colors and designs in several different grades, including laminates with pre-attached underlayments to help deaden sound and keep the floor warmer and “embossed-in-register” designs in which the surface texture exactly matches the image texture for highly realistic look and feel of real hardwood, tile and stones styles.
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