There are many different types of flooring methods available now (there were only a limited number of methods before) thanks to the recent innovations in this field. There is a type that will suit everyone, whether you prefer natural or artificial, there is always some type that will seem interesting to that particular person. The various methods existing now are flooring using stones like marble, granites, slate and sandstone or using woods of trees like teak, red oak, white oak and bamboo or there are many artificial flooring methods like vinyl flooring, Marmoleum flooring and laminate flooring. They are made such that it looks exactly as if a natural material was used for flooring.
Uses and Advantages
Laminate flooring is a type of flooring where multiple layers are used. It mainly consists of a synthetic flooring material which is combined with a lamination process in order to increase its strength, stability and durability. Laminate flooring closely mimics the appearance of wood. This is done by keeping a layer of photographic design under another clear layer in order to protect it from being disfigured. The market and popularity of laminate flooring had a significant growth in the recent years because it is durable, easy to install and easy to maintain. The other advantages it has over other methods of flooring includes being cheaper, and requiring less skill and knowledge to install when compared to other types of flooring methods. It is also hygienic as several of the laminate flooring brands sell products that has antimicrobial synthetic organic polymer to prevent the growth of microbes on them. Another advantage of using laminate flooring is that its design is versatile. This is the result of the design of laminate flooring being a layer of printed photographic design. It can have almost any realistic looking designs from that of a wooden flooring to the recently accomplished designs of stones like marbles or granites. Another advantage is that it easy to clean using dry objects like brooms although it is advised against cleaning using wet mops or water.
There are many brands that help us find the right kind and designs of laminate flooring we want. The costs of one brand can increase according to its quality, so it is easy to find the one that fits in your budget as many brands exists. The different laminate flooring brands are BerryAlloc laminate flooring, Tarkett laminate flooring, Quick-Step laminate flooring, Bruce laminate flooring, Mohawk laminate flooring, Pergo laminate flooring, Armstrong laminate flooring and many more.