Laminate Buying Guide
Choosing your new laminate flooring from Carpet Mills
Laminate flooring has come a long way over the years and is a very popular choice for many people, as Laminate is easy to install and comes in a wide choice of designs, qualities and price points,
Our Laminate floors come in many finnishes, including wood and stone, unlike a solid wood floor a number of different materials are bonded together to form the planks.
Laminate flooring is a very poular choice in many homes as it's a relatively inexpensive way to have a durable natural looking floor, plus it's easy to install,
Although not recomended for bathrooms, it can be used in any room of your home, ideal for kitchens, hallways, offices, dining rooms, play rooms and conservatories,
Get it right from the start
Although some people choose to install Laminate flooring themselves, for the best finish use a professional installation service, here at Carpet Mills we have a good team of experienced Laminate floor fitters,
All of Carpet Mills Laminate floors are clicked together rather than glued, Click together planks are easier to install and allow you to take up the boards easily in the future and re-lay somewhere else,
You are able to lay Laminate flooring on most solid surfaces, as long as it is flat and smoothe and you will need to use an appropriate underlay,
Keep it looking good
Laminate flooring has a protective coating which makes it resilient to stains and other damage, and needs only routine care to keep it looking good for years,
Daily dry mopping and regular cacuuming will keep dust and dirt at bay, occasionally, using a towell soaked and squeezed in warm water or a slightly damp mop will get rid of any stray foot printsor other marks, you can use a special laminate floor cleaning kit for this,
Wet moppingor washing with water, detergents, beaches and other cleaning agents should be avoided, as this can cause the planks to swell, warp and wear prematurely.
Life's little accidents
No matter how well you look after your new lamninate flooring from Carpet Mills, accidents will happen,
Responding quickly can help save your laminate floor, liquid spills, if left, could seep into the joints in the laminate, weakening or damaging them so immediate action is required.