Family Life with Laminate Flooring
Designing a family home is a tough task.
You have to consider every member if the households needs and expectations, to promote a healthy and happy home environment; all the while trying to offer a consistent look and feel that every budding interior designer craves.
Another element to consider is new arrivals to the family, what would be best design to fit around each family members specific needs and tastes.
Now most rooms in the home can be adapted without many problems. Depending on how far you wish to go, it could be as simple as a lick of paint and some furniture rearranging. However for some of you, a complete re design may be necessary, which leads to the horror of having to replace the floor. Not only is this an unpleasant task physically, but also mentally as you struggle to decide which flooring you would like to use as a replacement. Hardwood, Tiles, Vinyl, Carpet. All options which have their own unique benefits and drawbacks.
However there is one type of flooring that has not been mentioned, one that offers the creative flexibility of carpets with the durability and dependability of hardwood flooring. The flooring in question is laminate flooring. For those looking for a consistent look and feel for your home design, then this is the perfect option for you.
However why is this?
1. A Splash of Colour
One of the most unique selling points of wood laminate flooring is its vast and expansive colour pallet.
Avoiding the staining and varnishing that is often associated with hardwood furniture, the unique printed layer of laminate wood flooring emulates the distinctive charm of hardwood.
Yet at the same time, it also offers unique colour pallets which can suit any room in the home. From the living room all the way through to the bedroom, all of your creative ambitions will be realised.
Such styles include traditional oak finishes, vibrant white laminate flooring, sleek grey laminate or perhaps some absorbing black laminate.
2. User friendly
The second benefit to laminate flooring is how user friendly it is.
This extends into two fields, the first of which is the installation process. Of course, when it comes to home renovation, the floor is one of the most daunting areas – especially as any small mistake may lead to added expenses. However thankfully laminate flooring reduces these risk factors thanks to an easy to lay design. This features a simple snap, click installation method which even the least DIY savvy homeowners can install with ease.
In addition laminate can be laid on top of pre-existing sub flooring, including concrete and even vinyl subflooring. On top of this your new laminate floor plan will only need 48 hours to fully acclimatise to your room.
After instillation however, laminate really comes into its own thanks to its day to day user fendilines.
Firstly is the durability, with its layered design incorporating a high density central layer, and a clear top layer which is both scratch resistant and water resistant.
This makes it great for family homes with kids and pets, as accidents will happen; so having a durable and easy to maintain floor is one less thing to worry about.