Wooden flooring is the dream of most homeowners because of several reasons. It not only looks beautiful and natural, it also gives a wonderful feeling when walking over it. Even in winter, wooden flooring provides a kind of warmth that is difficult to imagine, with any other flooring. It was easy to have hardwood flooring in olden days, when the price of timber was relatively lower. However, you can still get the same natural look and feel with the help of laminate flooring that has become increasingly popular these days.
Get the natural look and feel of hardwood
Laminate flooring makes one feel as if he is setting foot upon wood but in reality, it is a kind of flooring that is manufactured in factories. These flooring can be made to look like almost anything, but most homeowners prefer the ones, which look like wood. Yes, you can today hope to have laminate flooring done in your home that gives the appearance of marble, slate or even ceramic tile. The good thing with this flooring is that, it is far less expensive than hardwood flooring, is easy to maintain and does not wear out easily. The wonderful thing about this flooring is the fact that such flooring is today made to be moisture resistant, so as to not feel worried, even if there is a spill of a bucket of water or any other liquid over it.
Easy to clean and maintain
Laminate flooring is made of composite wood that is pressed and joined together. This is done making use of high temperature. What one sees at the top is the image of hardwood that is pressed to give the laminate an appearance of hardwood. You can surprise everyone by installing laminate flooring in your house, as its installation costs less than half the cost of installation of hardwood. It can resist scratches better than hardwood and also does not get affected by moisture, as is the case with hardwood. Cleaning and maintaining laminate flooring is also very easy.
However, there are effects of aging and sunlight that necessitate replacement of laminate flooring. Of course it may be difficult to get the same design after a few years. But you can buy and install a new design to change the entire flooring, as laminate flooring is not that expensive. Laminate flooring is very economical and hence you should go for it!
Powerfloors offers a wide range of style and colors of laminate flooring at your choice.