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What is an AC rating for laminate flooring?

What is an AC rating for laminate flooring?

The AC rating for laminate flooring is how the durability of your flooring is measured. Every laminate is rated based on a series of rigorous tests, including an abrasion test, burn resistance, impact resistance, stain resistance, and swelling under moist conditions. What are the AC Ratings? AC1 /21-Moderate Residential– suitable only for moderate residential use such as a bedroom or ... Read More »

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 »