There are minor color variations that range from dark brown to orange but the most constant tint is the reddish brown one. Due this color range it allows for various combinations of furniture and flooring. Because of the hardness of this type of flooring, it is not easy to shape, cut, or sand. This will affect how the wood can be worked so it is recommended that for cutting and installing these flooring planks you should hire a professional skilled in such flooring.
While wood flooring is durable and capable of withstanding quite a bit of abuse, there may come a time where it is in need of being touched up due to scuffs, scratches or water damage. Depending on the extent of the damage to the floor, it may only need a refinishing or a partial replacement in some areas. However, in cases of more serious damage, the entire flooring could need to be replaced. If the floor looks damaged it is probably best to assess the extent and proceed appropriately so that specialists can repair the strips or planks.
It can be slippery because the flooring surface is very smooth. Because of this laminate flooring should not be used in a bathroom. There is a possibility of the flooring becoming chipped. High-heeled shoes or sharp objects can scratch it. If you move appliances or heavy objects can make the flooring full of scratches and hard. Laminate flooring tends to rise in the corners, known as peaks. The flooring can even be spoiled by changes in the weather.
Laminate floors -Laminate floors are floating floors. Laminate is fake - it looks like hardwood, but its not - its a digital picture of hardwood and it clicks together. (There are also versions that look like tile) One of the advantage of laminate is that is less expensive than hardwood - both material-wise and labor-wise and it can often be placed on top of existing flooring without needing to rip it up, so this saves more money in labor.
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