CFCRA - Canadian Flooring, Cleaning & Restoration Association



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Laminate

Looks - Replicates the look of wood, stone, marble, and ceramic.

Formats - Strips, Planks, Tiles, Beveled and Square Edge.

Durability - High, resistant to denting and scratching

Comfort - Firm

Sound - Moderate regulated by choice of underlay

Installation - Professional or DIY. Can only be floated.

Maintenance - Damp Mop, using Hardwood Cleaners, Sweeping, Vacuuming

Areas of Use - All levels of the home and rooms including bathrooms*

Advantages - Very Durable. Generally more scratch, stain and fade resistant than other materials. Can suit all d├ęcor styles and mimics hardwood etc. limited life expectancy cannot be refinished or repaired*

Disadvantages - Variety of different qualities in the market wet areas can have adverse affect

Environmental - High

Cost Range - Low to Moderate

* note - Always check with the manufacture as to recommendations on areas to be installed, and any special instructions for repair and refinishing that may be required. Adhering to manufactures cleaning and maintenance instructions should be followed, in addition to maintaining appropriate humidity levels.

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