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What Does an AC Rating Mean?

What Does an AC Rating Mean?

Dear Joshua, The flooring you choose for your home is an important decision. You want something that’s affordable, but more importantly, you want something that will last for the long haul and stay looking great for years to come. The AC rating helps with that. What Does an AC Rating Mean? The European Producers of Laminate Flooring (EPLF) created standards for ... Read More »

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 »