Compare Hardwood Floors and Laminate Floors
Can you tell which is hardwood flooring? Which is laminate flooring?
With recent advancements in laminate flooring, it’s become increasingly difficult to tell the difference between laminate flooring and hardwood flooring. Therefore, it’s that much more important to educate yourself on the features, advantages and benefits of hardwood flooring and laminate in Raleigh and Cary, NC.
Your choice of flooring is one that should be based on the look you desire along with the value that the new floors will add to your home. If you are seeking a wood look for your floors, you can choose between hardwood floors and laminate floors.
Hardwood flooring is just that – made from various hardwood species of trees. An hardwood flooring installation professional can create just about any pattern with your new hardwood floors. Get more hardwood flooring info.
Laminate floors are thin strips of wood, laminated to particle board backings, to achieve the look of real hardwood floors. Laminate floors will last long if cared for well, and are often easier to repair if a plank should become damaged.
Lastly, the costs between hardwood floors and laminate floors vary greatly. If you are on a tight budget but still desire the great look of hardwood floors – without the cost – select a good looking laminate floor with high quality underlayment padding and professional installation and most people will never know the difference.
Learn how laminate underlayment padding can help reduce or eliminate that unwanted echo from some laminate floors.
For the best results, have Floor Coverings International bring the laminate floor and underlayment samples to your home.