Pros and cons of laminate and hardwood flooring
It is not always easy to decide whether to go for laminate flooring or wood flooring. Each has its own pros and cons. If you need flooring in Broward, Coral Springs, Parkland, Plantation, Sunrise or Weston, then Sawgrass Floors can help. They specialise in a variety of floor solutions including laminate flooring and real wood flooring.
Laminate is an affordable alternative to hardwood since it can mimic the look of solid wood flooring. Laminate flooring is manufactured by bonding layers of high-density fiberboard that is reinforced with a special resin. Laminate floors get their appeal from a design layer which contains a igh-resolution image of wood, stone, metal, or other material. This means laminate flooring can mimic the look of wood, stone or tiles. Laminate floors or also durable and resistant to water, stains and wear and should last a long time. Since laminate is cheaper than hardwood it is a popular choice among home owners who like the look of hardwood flooring but not the price tag.
Hardwood is the real thing and has that natural ambiance and is warm under foot. However hardwood can be more expensive and susceptible to scratches and moisture. Both laminate and hardwood offer buyers a wide choice in style and designs and you can easily get the floor to match your tastes and your home. Apart from personal taste your lifestyle will also impact on the type of flooring you choose. Busy homes with pets and kids might be better off with laminate. However laminate is harder to repair should it become damaged. Hardwood can be repaired by sanding and refinishing whereas amine is far more difficult to repair.
Whatever your preference both laminate flooring and hardwood flooring offer a range of options that will make it easy for you to find the right flooring solution for your home.