Timberland Laminate & Wood Flooring – Originating as a business making lacquered boards to the shipbuilding industry, Alloc started manufacturing of high-pressure laminate flooring in 1992. In 1996 it introduced a mechanical locking system which allows the laminate planks to be laid without glue. Originally, most laminate flooring replicated only the most in-demand wood flooring. As laminate grew in popularity, however, other appearances were introduced, such as exceptionally realistic stone and marble.
Unlike solid wood or engineered wood flooring products which are usually nailed or glued into the sub floor, laminate flooring opens onto the sub floor. The individual strips or planks of several laminate systems snap together while some other systems do require the use of this small quantity of glue along the joints.
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Unlike traditional hardwood flooring, laminate flooring do not require periodic sanding and refinishing. The best protective coating is all that’s needed. Unlike hardwood flooring, there is absolutely no need to polish your laminate flooring. It’s possible to simply clean it with the moist cloth and vacuum cleaner to dust out the dirt.
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Cleanup dust or loose dirt is easily done with a dust mop or vacuum; for more in-depth cleaning, use a damp mop or damp towel, but do not saturate or allow water to stand on the floor. Clean the floor before beginning you begin the planned work.
Designers advocate laminate for an upscale look with no upscale price. Homeowners can make a home a home, adhere to a budget AND get a warm wood appearance. It stands up Far Better to dents and scratches that the softer surface of solid hardwood flooring, and is a much better surface to in.