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Laminate from Wagner Rug and Flooring

When laminate flooring is manufactured, a pattern layer is placed over a core layer of fiber and then treated with a melamine resin that increases its staying power. This pattern layer can be a photograph of any style, and recent developments in the printing business have made the options carried in laminate flooring infinitely more fashionable.

There are now materials that can mimic stone and wood floors with exciting accuracy, including textured looks and beveled edges that grant a spot-on artistry to the floor's look. If you've imagined the elegant impression of marble, the timeless look of limestone, or the epicurean appeal of hardwood but minus the dollar-stretching and strenuous cleaning called for with nature-made options, laminate flooring could be the most suitable material for your home.

Laminate flooring is one of the most economical flooring products that can be used in any space. Often less than the overall expense of equally durable hardwood, and an even smaller fraction of the cost of organic stone tile, it's a wondrous option for any house or business owner on a tight financial plan. Laminate is also easier to care for than organic stone and hardwood.
Wood look laminate floors in Westfield MA from Wagner Rug and Flooring
Whereas stone and hardwood will need to be refinished when the protective coating is impaired, as it can with regular use, laminate floors never necessitate refinishing. If you keep the top layer of your floors free of dust and sand particles, then they can retain their quality for many years. On the other hand, if a catastrophe should occur and your laminate floors are subsequently impaired or gouged, the answer is simple. One board can be pulled up and replaced, and though it might look out-of-place for a short time, with time and normal cleaning it will look like the rest. Laminate is also more repellent to stains than wood or tile. So for the style and design of hardwood or the fancy appeal of stone tile without the care and price, see our variations in laminate flooring.

Advantages of Laminate
  • Scratch resistant
  • Stain resistant
  • More durable than most hardwood floors
  • More fade resistant than most hardwood floors
  • Easier to replace
  • Installed on all grades and most subfloors
  • Easier to maintain
  • Great look of wood or tile at a lesser price

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