LaminateLaminate flooring is a multi-layered wood based floating floor system that replicate the appearance of hardwood, stone, ceramic tile and other more expensive flooring options. Its specific features are to make it easy to install and practical to maintain. With laminate flooring, and its strength, permanence and moisture resistance, the look can be achieved without the risk. It is also a popular choice for high traffic areas. Laminate flooring is particularly appropriate for areas where moisture is a concern. Laminate flooring is affordability and is one of the reasons for its popularity. The appearance of much more expensive flooring options can be matched with laminate flooring at a fraction of the price.
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