Laminate is an easy decision for those living an active lifestyle. Laminate is simple maintain and comes in a variety of styles. Many turn to laminate because it is budget friendly and can be found in styles that resemble hardwood and tile. However, it's important to keep in mind that certain varieties of laminate are more durable than others, so be sure to ask one of our experts for a recommendation based on the room. At Cluff Carpet One Floor & Home in Waterford, we are proud to be your local laminate flooring provider for New London County, CT.
While it looks and feels like traditional hardwoods, laminate flooring is actually a four-layer sandwich constructed of a protective wear layer over a decorative sheet containing the pattern, which is supported by a rigid core and a bottom balancing layer to help prevent warping. The decorative sheet can have a pattern that looks like hardwood, tile, or stone. If budget is a factor, laminate may be your best bet. Modern laminate lets you enjoy all the beauty of wood and incredible durability at a lower price point.
Laminates with a wood appearance realistically capture the distinctive grain patterns and vibrant colors of real hardwood floors. While hardwoods may be out of reach for a more modest remodeling budget, laminate makes them easily accessible. Embossing, texture, and random plank lengths add to the realism.
Laminate with a stone or tile appearance offer the beauty and realism of genuine stone, slate, or ceramic tile. These floors offer rich colors, unique textures, dimensional depth and variation, ridges and indentations that mimic quality stone and fine Italian ceramic tile - for a completely natural-looking floor.
Laminate floors provide a wide array of styles, colors and textures that are both aesthetically pleasing and budget friendly. You can get the look of hardwood, tile, or stone without sacrificing your budget. Laminate is a smart choice for high-traffic rooms, such as entryways and living rooms, and high moisture areas such as kitchens and baths. While most laminate options aren’t completely waterproof, they’re certainly moisture friendly.
Laminate flooring is constructed of a protective wear layer over a decorative sheet containing the pattern, supported by a rigid core and bottom balance layer to help prevent warping. As a result, laminate floors are durable, easy to maintain and are more resistant to stains, fading, moisture, scuffs, and scratches. Best yet, laminate floors are available in a wide variety of patterns and styles, ranging in looks from wood to tile to stone.
Modern laminate flooring is engineered with DIY-er’s in mind. Most laminate planks can be quickly clicked into place, with no gaps in site. This custom fit prevents dust from collecting, making for a cleaner and healthier home.
As part of the world’s leading independent flooring cooperative, Cluff Carpet One Floor & Home is your one-stop source for laminate flooring. We offer a wide range of laminate options for every room. Visit us today to learn more or shop our laminate options online.
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Caring for Laminate Flooring
Your new laminate flooring doesn’t require special
tools to keep it clean: chances are you already own
a broom or mop.