Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring has been gaining in popularity because of an increase in the technology that makes it look exactly like hardwood, stone, or tile floors. It's actually a man-made material that comes in either boards or tiles. It can be installed anywhere and it's very easy to maintain. Of all the flooring materials, it's probably easiest to clean.

ADVANTAGES OF LAMINATE

  • Durable
  • Easily maintained
  • Stain and fade resistant
  • Variety of styles, designs (look like wood, stone, or ceramic tiles)
  • Easy and inexpensive; should be fairly cheap to install

DISADVANTAGES OF LAMINATE

  • Can be noisy to walk on
  • Cold and noisy to some
  • When parts wear out, you can't replace sections but need to replace the whole floor