Laminate floors offer a cost-effective flooring choice for your home. Laminate flooring is meant to mimic the look and feel of hardwood, and is often praised for its realistic texturing and embossing.
Is Laminate Right for You?
Laminate flooring has been a long-time favorite of homeowners and DIY-ers because it offers a cost-effective and simple-to-install alternative to hardwood floors. However, the fiberboard material composition has always made laminate flooring a poor choice for moisture-prone areas such as kitchens and bathrooms.
LVT & SPC: New Options
As innovation in Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) and Stone Plastic Core (SPC) flooring has progressed, more and more consumers are swaying away from laminate in favor of these durable and waterproof options.
LVT and SPC share many of the characteristics of laminate flooring — cost-effectiveness, ease-of-installation, ease-of-maintenance — but offer unparalleled performance and durability because of their stronger material construction.