Laminate Flooring: The affordable flooring solution

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Laminate flooring, in the last few years, has become an increasingly popular choice for homeowners who are renovating their abodes. This might be because laminate flooring is aesthetically pleasing to the eye, bearing resemblance to natural hardwood, but of course the laminate options that are available are much cheaper in price. This beautiful flooring solution is offered in a huge variety of designs, colours and grains. It is the one of the most multipurpose, hard-wearing and resilient on the market today.

Many people moving into a new home or redecorating want neutral areas to work with and also want the ease of simple maintenance and cleaning. Laminate flooring provides such attributes with simple tones and colours and a great smooth finish, perfect for any budding interior designer to work with. The material it is made from is renowned for its solid resistance to scuffs and scratches. This is a great bonus for anyone considering this flooring option, especially those with pets or children in which the floor is likely to have a lot of heavy traffic. This is why it is such a popular option for being installed within kitchens, dining rooms and living rooms.

The type of materials used in production of laminate flooring do not require constant waxing or polishing so there would be no need to pay out any extra costs. The best way to clean up this type of flooring is to either mop, or hoover with the brush attachment. These methods seem to be perfect for eradicating dust and dirt from the surface. It is advisable to clean up any spillages or accidents from pets immediately in order to keep your flooring in good condition.

Laminate floors provide a great deal of practicality and are also popular because this flooring type is seen as a more eco-friendly option. Because you can choose from a variety of grains, designs and colours there is no need to buy the specific wood or stone effect you desire. You can simply have the effect or design on your laminate flooring, safe in the knowledge that it looks stunning and that it is a practical option. You also have choice when it comes to surface finishes. Glossy and matted finishes are usually available and give any space its own exclusive charm. Laminate floors offer sophisticated designs at a much more affordable rate than say, hardwood or stone. As with all flooring solutions the manufacturers themselves produce a wide range of products, from top of the range laminated floors that will offer realistic design coupled with immense durability to more low range options that offer less designs but still maintain durability and quality.

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This article was published on 2011/07/19