Laminate flooring offers the look of hardwood flooring without the cost or the maintenance issues. Laminate is now also made to replicate ceramic tile, natural stone flooring such as granite and slate, and other interesting options.
For these reasons, it is a top choice for those who desire the beauty offered by those other flooring options but want lower costs for the material and installation along with easier care and maintenance. Quality laminate flooring may last more than 20 years, so it’s durability adds to its appeal. It can also be quite easy to install if you have good DIY skills.
Laminate Flooring Guides
Is laminate the right choice for your flooring project? The in-depth information in our guides will help you decide. You’ll find professionally-written pages on important laminate flooring topics such as pricing, installation, care and maintenance. The best place to start is our Laminate Flooring Buyers Guide that discusses laminate flooring options and styles, the durability and longevity laminate flooring offers, leading brand names, what’s popular in laminate flooring and a series of FAQs.
There are similar guides covering solid hardwood flooring and engineered flooring, the two choices most similar to laminate flooring. If you want to explore carpeting, vinyl flooring, ceramic tile or natural stone flooring, those guides are available too.
If you’re looking for an affordable flooring that can stand up to the demands of a busy household while exuding real beauty, laminate flooring might be the right choice for you. See all of our laminate flooring guides for more details.
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We can help you locate an experienced installer in your area with competitive pricing. This is important because the performance and durability of your laminate flooring has much to do with how well it is installed. See our laminate flooring and installation pages for information on getting free, no obligation written estimates from some of the top installers where you live.
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