Laminate Flooring – comparison of its main advantages and disadvantages

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Embodying the authenticity and warmth of wood, modern aesthetics and versatility, the floating floors has the wind in its sails. Declinable in different woods, this type of flooring has undeniable decorative qualities! Paré various colors and benefiting many finishes, floating floors naturally found place in the interior of any style. If you still hesitate, Deavita will present a brief comparison of the main advantages and disadvantages of the famous floor. To you the last word!

The floating floor - say "yes" to his undeniable decorative qualities!

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The laminate flooring, laminated says, is a trim solution extremely common ground. Its name comes from the type of installation. This type of flooring is then not stuck on its support but waterline. Thus, the term refers to floating floor installation method and not to the floor of the structure.

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It offers the warmth of wood but reasonably priced and accessible to the greatest number. In addition, its modern and timeless aesthetic at the same time is a promise elegance. So if you are looking for a flooring that combines the warmth and nobility of wood but more affordable than solid wood, the parquet floor is the best choice for you.

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As regards the installation of a floating floor, possible techniques differ substantially from each other depending on the blade used. The parquet clipped consists of blades which fit together. Unlike laying "clipped" the classic pose is, too, nested into blades but this time they are maintained using a special glue. Whatever the chosen type, assembly and installation of floating floors are relatively easy and significantly faster than installing a standard solid floor.

Advantages of the floating floor

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Theinstallation a floating floor at home has many advantages. This type of flooring is composed of three distinct layers of wood. The top layer is a noble wood that recalls the wood of a parquet. With regard to the two other layers, usually, these are panels of high density wood fiber.

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According to experts, in most cases, the top is oak, but according to the desires, we can make you a special prosecutor to order. According to customer wishes, the floating floor can be maple, beech and chestnut. exotics avoided (teak, bamboo, merbau) because of deforestation.

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As already mentioned, reasonable prices a floating floor are a significant selection criteria. Especially prized for its decidedly noble charm, elegant and timeless, wood is the must element in contemporary interior. Therefore, being able to put a nice parquet floor offering authentic solid wood at affordable prices, is particularly attractive.

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The pose a floating floor is significantly easier in comparison with that of a majority of solid wood flooring. So, forget the flooring nailed or glued! Contrary to appearances, the floating floor has great stability thanks to the combination of the three layers.

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When talking about the advantages of a floating floor, it is simply impossible not to mention its main asset - it is available in a wide range of styles. Classic, vintage, aged to the marked character, antique, contemporary - everything is possible! It is this versatility that explains the growing enthusiasm for floating floors.

The main drawbacks to consider

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Although a floating floor is resistant to temperature changes, with moisture, it is not the same. The wood fiber will inevitably react in case of a very high humidity. So to extend the lifetime of a floating floor must be avoided at all costs to settle near the areas for washing dishes and clothes. If this can not be avoided, consider soaking the floor with a special oil that will protect the wood from dust and moisture.

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As you may already know, each pen has a wear layer, usually 2.5 to 6 mm thick. Over this layer is thicker, you can sand the wood to give it a facelift and eliminate blemishes. It is logical that a floating floor, composed of a single layer of wood (in the proper sense of the term) may submit only enough reduced wear layer. So, such a parquet better find its place in a less crowded part.

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The parquet floor is not known for its high acoustic performance. Quite the contrary! This is due to air located under the floor that you can not enjoy a good sound insulation. Rest assured, however, there is a solution! You can obtain a thin insulation layer. This solution is widely used in new construction.

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In order to create a contemporary and very tasteful decor, better would be to combine the essence of the floor and the inside staircase, as shown above. The final report is consistent, elegant and decidedly noble.

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Wondering how your furniture associate floating floor? In contemporary interiors, the presence of white and gray is very strong. Both colors underline perfectly the heat light wood. As for dark floors, they blend perfectly with dark exotic wood pieces or black or brown leather furniture.

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