Laminate is an industry made product. It is treated wood but is hugely popular because of it close resemblance to the striking Hardwood Flooring and other natural surfaces.
Laminate Flooring is Done in Four Steps
Aluminum Oxide is present between different layers along with Melanin Resin that gives it exceptionally high strength and toughness. It is ready to weather through the umpteen footfalls that will gather.
There are three types of Hardwood Flooring.
Solid –in this the planks are sawn in a way that provides maximum stability. It is of three cut types used in construction.
Solid Hardwood Planks used widely today comprise of tongue and groove system which locks. Using this several planks can be “locked” together for a strong joint.
The biggest advantage is that it can be refinished several times. With the best maintenance they can last for generations together.
West Coast Floors present some undeniable options in Hardwood, Engineered Hardwood, Laminates among a vast array of some beautiful Exotic Floorings. Located in Surrey BC they even have a customized approach. Make sure you speak to their consultants to get that apt and wonderful flooring to last many-many years. Called Flooring with Grace.