Looking forward to decorating or redesigning your residential or commercial property? Combining affordability and ease of maintenance, laminate flooring is a popular choice for many customers who desire the look of hardwood flooring. Laminate has come a long way since its inception in the 1980s and is currently available in a variety of designs and patterns.
Choosing a Laminate Flooring
Some of its Core Benefits
Laminate flooring is a reasonable alternative to hardwood floor. It is indeed a great option if you do not wish to budget for a traditional form of hardwood flooring. At the higher quality levels, there is not a vast difference in the appearance between laminate and hardwood. Designer laminates have a similar presence in terms of its texture, graining, and stains as that of hardwood. For a charismatic, striking look designer laminates are usually used in commercial and residential spaces. Laminate floors are quite versatile to use. Right from its introduction, it can be used in any type of settings where humidity and moisture are not a concern. Cleaning and maintenance of laminate wood is much easier when compared to other hardwood surface floorings. It is not ideal to clean laminate floors with a mop, however, a dry cleaning method with specialized mopping products or occasionally with a wet cloth is recommended for its longer durability.
Available Styles and Finishes
Laminate flooring comes in a wide array of styles, patterns, and textures which includes embossed, glossy and hand-scraped. Embossed finishing adds an extra layer which uplifts the floor thereby giving a realistic look that lasts for a longer time. Whereas hand-scraped style has a design texture of natural look resembling hardwood which gives a rusty bold finishing. It looks superb in traditional houses. But for a present-day, fashionable look, glossy finish is a great choice for that modern and sleek appearance.
You can bank on Pollock’s Carpet, when it comes to all your flooring requirements in Toronto. Drop-in at our store or visit our online gallery to view a wide assortment of laminate flooring in a variety of textures, styles, and shades.