LAminate Flooring

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 Laminate flooring is a multi-layer synthetic flooring product. The inner core layer is composed of melamine resin & materials of fiber board. 

 Modern laminate floors are more attractive, versatile and durable to achieve the feel & look of engineered wood.

Available in 12mm to 15mm.

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Grade levels of Laminate flooring

Laminate flooring has a rating denoted by an AC, "Abrasion Class," followed by a number. There are five AC ratings for laminate floors, ranging from AC1 for low-traffic areas to AC5, meant for commercial use. 

 AC1, AC2, & AC3 are residential. 

AC1 is for home use with minimal traffic, like bedrooms or closets. 

AC2 is suitable for moderate-traffic home use like living rooms and dining rooms. 

AC3 is best for higher traffic areas like kitchens or laundry rooms

 AC4 is designed for light commercial use like small shops,

AC5 is the heaviest rating, used in larger commercial settings. 

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Pros and Cons of Laminate Flooring

PROS:

  • Easy to clean
  • Scratch and dent resistant 
  • Good for homes with pets & children
  • Inexpensive relative to other types of floor 
  • Absorbs light and is less susceptible to discoloration or fading

CONS:

  • Moisture can swell the laminate floor
  • Not water-resistant
  • Not suitable for bathrooms or laundry rooms