It’s important to take into consideration the long-term cost of flooring, especially laminate. It may cost you less now, but if you skimp too much you may be paying a lot more in the long run if you must completely replace the flooring.
So how do you tell the difference between laminate flooring that will look beautiful for years and one that you will want to avoid? Hardwood Floors Center will advise you on the different types of laminate and pick the laminate floors that best fit your needs.
The cost of laminate flooring varies greatly, even from the same manufacturer. More expensive laminate floors have better designs, deeper and richer coloration, finishes that are superior to their cheaper counterparts, and most importantly have a more realistic appearance.
The inter-locking system is thicker overall than cheaper laminate floors.
Cheaper laminate floors have less protection against moisture in the grooves and seam swelling can occur from spills or even humidity in moist climates. Better laminate floors have much better moisture protection, and will greatly reduce your chances of seam swelling.