Why is Laminate a suited Flooring for your home or business?
Laminate flooring has become an incredibly popular choice for those planning to apply a contemporary look and style to their residential or commercial property. At Floortastic we provide a fabulous range that are appropriate for both homeowners and businesses.
Some of the top Laminate Flooring Advantages to consider
It is easier to keep clean and normally does not stain
Laminate flooring can be used in areas where damp can be found such as kitchens or bathrooms
Unlike carpets that could be catch dust, Laminate flooring is a suffer option for those that suffer from allergies
Underlay Options: Much of the underlay comes with deadening the sound around the house
Where can Laminate Flooring be installed?
Laminate flooring is suited for most locations of the home or business. There are many types to choose from which depends on where you want it installed. The three main categories are separating the locations into light usage, busy areas and humid or wet areas.
- It is ideal for light usage living areas such as Bedrooms or conservatories.
- For busy areas such as living rooms or hallways which areas of greater footfall.
- Ideal for humid areas such as bathrooms or kitchens where the air can be humid or areas with a potential of water getting onto the floor
How is Laminate wood flooring made?
Laminate flooring is manufactured using composite wood compressed together at very high temperatures. The finishing look is like a photo that looks like wood however wood chip is used so in theory it is wood and consequently it is less expensive and chosen by many as their choice of flooring.
How to Clean and Maintain Laminate flooring?
Prevent scratches and damages:
Laminate flooring is a synthetic item. In reality it is a digital picture of wood, so if you damage and scratch the appearance you cannot fix it. It is recommended to place protective mats under heavy furnishings to prevent damage.
Use a dry cloth to remove spillages:
Always utilise a dry fabric cloth to absorb wet spillages. This way, you will prevent wetness spreading further into laminate cracks even more. In time, the wetness can leave marks on your flooring that can become challenging and difficult to get rid of.
Frequently clean it:
Ensure you keep top of by routinely cleaning your laminate floor. In this manner you can prevent hazardous residues developing.
Keep away from extreme chemicals:
Aim to stay with neutral cleaning substances that will not harm the surface area of the flooring. Once it’s affected, it’s really challenging to fix.
Sweep dust and dirt away:
Grit and dirt particles, if left, can gradually chew away at the surface area of the laminate and might cause damage. Try to maintain a routine and sweep your floor regular even if it does not appear like it requires it!
We at Floortastic hope you have found these tips useful and have experts ready to help you choose or advise you on the right type of Laminate or flooring installation you will require. Please contact us or call us on 01733 739669 for a free quotation or book an appointment for our free mobile measuring service.
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