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Affordable luxury: wood-look (or tile or stone) laminate

Imagine this: You’ve been longing for hardwood for a while, but your budget just says no. You go into someone’s home and see some gorgeous light gray, hand-scraped planks.

To your surprise, the homeowner tells you that the planks are laminate.

Laminate floors are incredibly good mimics of natural materials They are available in a wide assortment of species, colors, designs and patterns and can be cut into planks or tile-sizes. You can even get special texturing effects that make them look wire-brushed, distressed, or antiqued.

[cms:companyname] is locally-owned, so we can give you highly personalized service, and we have a large inventory of the latest colors and styles in flooring. Our showrooms are in Encinitas and San Marcos, CA and we service San Diego, Encinitas, Escondido, Vista, Carlsbad and Oceanside, CA.
Modern laminate flooring in Carlsbad, CA from Legacy Flooring America

More reasons to love it

  • It’s durable. Laminate is a layered product, with the top one being a clear, ultra-strong, protective wear sheet. It is scratch, stain and abrasion-resistant.It’s one of the best choices for the kids’ room because pull toys, crayons, markers, and other kid stuff just don’t faze it.
  • It is fade-resistant and that’s a big deal because many floorings and fabrics fade in sunlight. No more depriving yourself of a sunny, light-filled room.
  • Easy installation. First, it’s a floating installation that means, with only a few exceptions, it can go over any subfloor, even concrete. Second, the pieces just click together like a puzzle--no glue is necessary!
  • Easy to clean. Sweeping and vacuuming are all you need. For a more thorough cleaning, use a damp mop with a water and vinegar mix. Avoid those waxy, shine-promoting cleaners, which can actually change the color of the floors.
  • Affordability. Let’s face it, any home renovation takes money. The floor, however, is the ultimate expression of your style, and probably the biggest investment you’ll make in your house. You don’t want to compromise on visual appeal or quality for the sake of your wallet and, with this material, you don’t have to.
  • Eco-friendly. Laminate meets LEED (Leadership in Energy and Design) standards, because it can be recycled. The product is made from natural materials, such as wood products and it’s easy to install and uninstall; if you get tired of it, take it out and place it elsewhere. You also don’t need harsh chemicals to clean it, because a water and vinegar mixture will do.

Laminate is water-resistant, so it’s fine for powder rooms. Remember, though, it is NOT waterproof, so you need to wipe liquid spills immediately, never submerge it in water, and be sure all of the planks or tile fit very tightly together so no water can seep into the joints

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