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What is the laminate flooring wear layer?

What is the laminate flooring wear layer?

There is no such thing as a laminate flooring wear layer. The durability of laminate flooring is measured with the AC rating, which is an abrasion rating system. The wear layer is what is used to measure the durability of vinyl plank flooring. The higher the AC rating, the more durable the flooring will be. AC1 /21-Moderate Residential– suitable only ... Read More »

Alloc Prestige Laminate Flooring Collection

Alloc Prestige Laminate Flooring Collection

The Alloc Prestige laminate flooring collection has arrived. This ultra durable laminate floor offers an AC6 Class 23/34, the highest abrasion and impact class in its category. The Prestige Collection of commercial laminate flooring from Alloc, is an ideal floor for residential, as well as heavy commercial areas. There is a wide plank selection and a regular sized plank. Alloc Prestige Wide ... Read More »

Pergo Accolade Laminate Flooring – A Deep Look Into the Newest Collection

Pergo Accolade Laminate Flooring – A Deep Look Into the Newest Collection

Pergo recently re-designed their entire Pergo Accolade Laminate Flooring collection. They changed not only dropped off the old colors but also the features of each collection. We would like to take you for a tour so you can take a deep look into the newest Pergo Accolade floors and compare the old with new ones. The Old Accolade Collection First, lets ... Read More »

What is Laminate Flooring Texture?

What is Laminate Flooring Texture?

What exactly is laminate flooring texture? Simply put, this is how the laminate flooring feels beneath your feet. Laminate flooring is offered in different textures that can create an aesthetic appearance. Some people might take texture into consideration when choosing the right flooring for them. Some textures may be subtle and soft, while some may appear more visible.  The most common ... Read More »

What is the difference between 6mm, 7mm, and 8mm laminate flooring?

What is the difference between 6mm, 7mm, and 8mm laminate flooring?

What is the difference between 6mm, 7mm, and 8mm laminate flooring? Laminate flooring is available in a number of thicknesses. Measured in millimeters, laminate flooring can range from 6mm to 12mm thick. The difference between 6mm, 7mm, and 8mm laminate flooring is simply the thickness. When deciding what laminate is right for you, remember that thickness does  not determine durability. ... Read More »

Celebrity Homes: Kelly Ripa, the Famous Talk Show Host

Celebrity Homes: Kelly Ripa, the Famous Talk Show Host

Today we will take a look at the home of Kelly Ripa, the famous Talk Show Host. Kelly and her family live in this gorgeous pre-war penthouse. There are a total of five luxurious bedrooms and four and a half baths with magnificent 12’ ceilings.  Within this penthouse, Ripa makes the most of her space in her home by using ... Read More »

What is the laminate flooring plank width?

What is the laminate flooring plank width?

Laminate flooring plank width is referring to how wide or narrow a plank is. This measurement can range from narrow planks being about 3 inches to wide planks being over 6 inches. Selecting the right plank width is an important part of your flooring project. Narrow planks are ideal for installation in small spaces, where they will make the floor ... Read More »

What is Laminate Flooring Plank Design?

What is Laminate Flooring Plank Design?

When someone is talking about laminate flooring plank design, it is usually in reference to the amount of strips of wood within one single plank of laminate. Laminate flooring offers selections that come with 1, 2, or 3-strip appearances. Each selection gives a different look that can add both subtle and drastic changes to your room. So what does 1-strip, ... Read More »

What is 12mm laminate flooring?

What is 12mm laminate flooring?

Laminate flooring is available in various thicknesses ranging from 6mm to 12mm. 12mm laminate flooring is exactly what it sounds like. It is 12 millimeter thick laminate flooring and is one of the thickest available laminate options. 12mm is equal to about 0.47in, just shy of half an inch. Why Use 12mm Laminate Flooring? As one of the thickest options, 12mm laminate ... Read More »

What is the laminate flooring plank length?

What is the laminate flooring plank length?

Laminate flooring plank length can vary among manufacturers and plank styles. However it is not a commonly asked measurement when purchasing laminate flooring. Most commonly, people will ask about laminate flooring’s plank width, thickness, and AC rating before they ask about the laminate floor’s length. This does not mean that laminate flooring plank length isn’t important. All of these things combined create ... Read More »