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Laminate Flooring: The Perfect Choice for Your Home

Laminate flooring has become a popular choice among homeowners due to its affordability and durability, without compromising on style. As a Design Head at Swakritii, I have seen many homeowners choose laminate flooring for their homes, and for good reason. In this blog, I will share my insights into why laminate flooring is the perfect choice for your home.

Why Laminate Flooring is a Popular Choice?

Laminate flooring is a versatile and affordable option that can complement any interior design. It is a composite material that is composed of multiple layers, designed to add style and value to your home while withstanding wear and tear.

The Benefits of Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring has several benefits that make it an excellent choice for homeowners. The top layer of laminate flooring is made of melamine plastic, which makes it almost impervious to dents and scratches. It is wear-resistant, eco-friendly, and fade-resistant in sunlight. Unlike real hardwood, which comes with many imperfect pieces that need to be discarded or re-engineered, there are no defects in laminate flooring. Every board is of consistent quality and appearance.

Laminate Flooring benefits

The Design Choices of Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring comes in a wide variety of high-resolution tree species designs, patterns, and textures to choose from, that looks like real wood. The absolute bounty of design, pattern, and species makes laminate flooring a go-to choice for interior designers and architects. Laminate flooring buyers have mentioned that they did not see the need to pay double the price for a real solid wood floor.

The Easy Installation of Laminate Flooring

Wooden flooring installation

Installation of laminate flooring is one of the quickest floor installations. There is no need for any special glues because laminate flooring is a snap fit, with the tongue and groove click systems you literally snap fit it together. It also doesn't matter what your subfloor is, as laminate flooring does not need to be glued or nailed down. It floats, implying it can be laid on top of wood, plywood, concrete, tile, or vinyl flooring.

The Simple Cleaning and Maintenance of Laminate Flooring

Wooden Flooring Maintenance

Maintaining laminate flooring is a breeze compared to other flooring options. The laminate's top layer is tough and strong, and it is usually treated with UV oil. This oil is impregnated into the surface, creating a unique luster and durability. To clean your laminate flooring, all you need is a dust mop or vacuum, followed by a damp mop or cloth. You should also use only appropriate cleaning solutions and avoid harsh chemicals that can damage the laminate's protective layer. Eco-friendly floor cleaners specially formulated for laminates are widely available in supermarkets.

While laminate flooring is relatively low-maintenance, it is not indestructible. Moisture, scratches, and dirt can cause damage if left unchecked. Therefore, it is best to avoid dragging or dropping sharp or heavy objects on the surface. It is also important to clean up spills and dirt promptly to prevent scratches and moisture from seeping into the floorboards. Moisture can cause the boards to swell and warp, just like with wood floors. Sand and dirt can cause scratches, which can be difficult to remove if left unattended. Therefore, it is best to gently brush or vacuum sand and dirt off the surface immediately. By taking these simple precautions and following the maintenance guidelines provided by Swakritii, you can ensure that your laminate flooring continues to look beautiful and last for many years to come.

Swakritii Flooring has an extensive gallery of wooden flooring range handpicked to enable customers to make the right choice. With a vast selection of high-quality laminate flooring options available, customers can find the perfect flooring solution to suit their needs and budget.

In conclusion, laminate flooring is a practical and affordable option for those looking to add style and value to their homes while withstanding wear and tear. With its high-resolution tree species designs, patterns, and textures, laminate flooring can create a beautiful and timeless look in any home. With proper care and maintenance, laminate flooring can last for years to come, making it an excellent investment for any homeowner.

So, if you're in the market for new flooring, be sure to consider laminate flooring as a top option. With its many benefits, it's no wonder why laminate flooring has become such a popular choice among homeowners today.

Here are some additional tips for choosing and installing laminate flooring:

  • When choosing laminate flooring, consider the traffic level in the room. If the room is high-traffic, choose a laminate flooring that is designed for high-traffic areas.

  • Make sure to measure the room before you buy laminate flooring. This will help you determine how much flooring you need.

  • When installing laminate flooring, follow the manufacturer's instructions carefully. This will help you ensure a proper installation.

  • To care for laminate flooring, vacuum or sweep it regularly. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners.

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