To find out whether laminate in Westhoughton is for you, speak to us. As a leading flooring solution supplier, we can assist you with a wide range of flooring options, including durable laminate flooring. Laminate flooring is a flooring option made of pressed wood. Sometimes confused with vinyl flooring, laminate is made of completely different materials. It is usually manufactured by companies that make synthetic floor coverings, rather than those that make solid hardwood or engineered wood. The top of laminate flooring only looks like wood, or stone. This is because it is a photograph covered in a clear wear layer.  Laminate flooring can look realistic because its photographic-quality image of real wood.

For your new flooring in Westhoughton, laminate is usually installed as a floating floor. As it does not need the more complicated nail-down installation process like hardwood or engineered wood, it is an easy to install flooring. The foam underlayment is rolled out, taped together, and then the laminate planks are laid out on top of the underlayment.  The laminate planks cannot slide around as they are joined piece-to-piece and form a heavy single unit. You’ll be pleased to know that this type if flooring is one of the most resilient and durable flooring options on the market. It has become a popular flooring choice among homeowners because it is easy to install, doesn’t need much maintenance and its durability. It can also be printed to mimic a wide variety of natural flooring materials such as hardwood planks, slate and ceramic tiles.

Laminate flooring in Westhoughton is easy to clean. You can give it a thorough sweep or vacuum, and then a light wash with a damp mop and laminate floor cleaner. This flooring also resists stains, and should there be a spill, it is easy to wipe off.  If you are considering installing laminate flooring in your home, contact The Carpet Place. We provide both the products and installation services. Laminate flooring is almost resistant to dents and scratches because its wear layer protects the photographic layer underneath.