Some advice on buying laminate flooring
When you want to save at floor installation you might need an advice on buying laminate flooring. It will save you thousands, especially if you need to install the floor in a large house. First of all decide if you are ready to install the floors yourself or hire a contractor. In case you choose a DIY variant of flooring installation pick up laminate which does not need any glue.
Shaw mechanism of laminate boards locking is very easy. When buying laminate flooring pay attention at its thickness and durability. High-traffic areas will need more durable flooring. Cheaper Overstock laminate flooring will be good when you install floors in a bedroom. Choose only waterproof laminate for your kitchen and bathroom. Pergo extra sturdy laminate is recommended for basements floors. Always pay attention at warranty given on laminates. Armstrong company gives the longest warranty for your no-problem laminate life – 30 years. You have to install underflooring in most cases. It will add the sound and water isolation to your flooring.
As a rule laminate does not need to be covered with a protective layer additionally as it is made with a layer protecting it. However, to prevent some water penetration between boards you may use a special sealing which you will buy at Home Depot or other stores with home improvement stuff. If you still hesitate how to choose your flooring use Buid Direct laminate wood flooring buying guide which will help you in your choice