4 LAMINATE FLOORS YOU’LL LOVE

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Laminate flooring is an extremely popular flooring choice, and seems to be continuing to grow in popularity. However, if you ever found yourself asking “Should I install laminate flooring?” learn about the Pros and Cons today.  Laminate flooring  is a type of flooring that is designed to reproduce the look and feel of natural materials such as wood or stone. Because of its modest price tag, and the floors ability to look like more expensive options, it has seen a rise in popularity amongst many homeowners. We’ve rounded up four of our favorite laminate floor looks to get your ideas flowing!

Everyone loves the look of a hard wood floor, but the price tag for the real thing isn’t so lovable. The laminate in this cute kitchen is gorgeous and inexpensive! (via Pamiam)

Pros:

–Laminate flooring is easy to install and can be installed over many different existing floors.

–Laminate flooring is highly durable, and can last a lifetime with proper care.

–Unlike real hardwood flooring that can be dented or imperfect due to its natural qualities, laminate flooring is usually perfect.

–Laminate flooring is super easy to clean and resistant to stains.

Cons:

–Laminate flooring isn’t made from real wood or stone. Many people don’t like the idea of a manufactured material and prefer the real thing.

–Laminate flooring is a hard floor and not as comfortable as something like carpet. This may be a turn off for many people, especially those who love the warmth of comfort of carpet.

–Laminate flooring can be slippery when wet. It’s best to use caution when cleaning your laminate floor.

–Laminate flooring doesn’t increase resale value like hardwood flooring.

–When damaged, laminate flooring cannot be repaired. However, due to its modest price tag it can be replaced without an enormously expensive price tag.

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Glam up the bathroom with shades of pink! This floor is super cute. (via Retro Renovation)

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Accent a beautiful white floor with bright splashes of color, like pink! Isn’t this room adorable? (via Pampai)

dark-wood-floorIf lighter wood isn’t your style, try this dark wood laminate and accent it with a fun carpet! (via Pampai)

Which flooring is your favorite?

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