There are many people out there who will always prefer real wooden flooring over laminate wooden flooring. Sometimes this is because they just want to brag about having the real deal. Mostly it is because they don’t realise the awesome benefits of laminate flooring. In fact, many home owners regret installing real hard wood floors because they are high maintenance, expensive, easily damaged and costly to repair. If you want to have wooden flooring in your home without breaking the bank, here follows some great advantages of investing in laminate flooring.
Laminate wooden flooring is widely available in many variations. There are several laminate wooden flooring stores in Cape Town and around the country that have several options available guaranteed to suit individual needs and preferences. DIY laminate floors are quite the popular option amongst first-time home buyers as it fits right into their budget, while helping to get their home looking like a dream.
There is a laminate flooring opt that mimics the aesthetics of every kind of natural hard wood flooring. In fact, there are more variations in tones and finishes to choose from when shopping for laminated wooden floors, than there is when shopping for real wooden floors. Combine this variety of choice with the fact that laminated floors are a lot more cost effective the real wood alternative and it is easy to see why more and more home owners are choosing to install the laminated variety.
Not only is laminate wooden flooring much cheaper than real wood, it also lasts longer. The reason for this is that the lamination used on the wooden flooring prevents it from getting scratched and damaged, meaning that you won’t have to replace it for a good couple of years. There is nothing keeping real wood from getting damaged. When your real wood floors are damaged due to a particularly careless house guest in 5-inch stilettos, mould or scratches or warping, repairing the damage can be a nightmare. Laminated floors are a lot more resilient in comparison.
Another plus when it comes to laminate flooring is the fact that the DIY option is child’s play to install. It basically just clicks into place where you want it to and voila! Nothing could be easier. Additionally, you won’t have to rip up old flooring in order to install the new wooden flooring. You can just install it on top of the old flooring. The entire installation process can be tackled by a novice. There is no need to hire a professional for the job. This makes the installation of laminated floors a lot more efficient and affordable than the installation of real wood floors. It really is as simple as that.
Laminated floors are a lot easier to care for than real wood floors are. This is because you do not have to treat laminated floors or polish it regularly. There is no need for treatment because the laminated flooring is not susceptible to termite or wood lice infections the way real wood floors are. All you need to do is clean them as and when they get dirty. In order to clean these floors effectively, all you need is some soapy water. You only need to use a damp cloth or mop.
Laminate wooden flooring can be used in any room in your house. All over, for that matter! The durable nature of the laminated floor board makes it the ideal solution for high traffic areas. There are so many textures available that your home will look spick ‘n span in to time at all. Not to mention the colours! If you haven’t made use of laminate flooring yet, do yourself a favour and get down to your nearest laminate wooden floor manufacturing or supplier and test it out. You should have no trouble at all finding a laminate floor supplier close to you as these floors are quickly becoming the most popular flooring option on the market. You will most definitely not regret it at all and the best of all is that you don’t have anything to lose either!