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            Laminate Flooring Buying Guide

            Whether it is a low-maintenance scheme or a budget-friendly design, this laminate flooring buying guide introduces all the options on offer within our laminate flooring and explains how best to use them. It also covers advice on on-trend tones and tips on installation to achieve the right fit and style for any interior or lifestyle.

            What are the benefits of laminate flooring?

            • Durable

              With a hardwearing top coating, laminate floors can stand up to scratches, stains, and regular use, making them a great option for those on the go.
            • Affordable

              The low-cost construction of laminate means it is more affordable than luxe materials, like solid wood, making them a savvy choice for smaller budgets.
            • Wide selection of styles

              Available in a variety of colours, patterns, and textures, laminate floors can easily recreate the look of high-end materials for less.
            • Low maintenance

              Featuring a scratch and stain-resistant surface, laminate floors will continue to look good with little effort, making them practical for busy homes.

            Is laminate suitable for any room?

            What are the different types of laminate flooring available?

            • Plank

              Replicating the appearance of natural timber, single-plank laminates create an authentic organic look without the cost – great for those on a budget.
            • Chevron

              Featuring an angular design that draws the eye, chevron floors have a contemporary look that will add visual interest in a quick and simple way.

            What are the different colours available?

            • Oak

              With a classic look and characterful appearance, oak laminate flooring will create a cosy, warm interior inspired by the past.
            • Grey

              Grey laminate flooring taps into the trend for cool neutrals, making it a fashionable choice for style-conscious homes.
            • White

              Timeless and neutral, white laminate flooring has an everlasting appeal that will ensure your interior looks good for years to come.
            • Black

              Dark and dramatic, black laminate flooring makes it simple to create a showstopping design that is also easy to maintain.

            Planning considerations

            • Water-resistant flooring

            • Water-repellent flooring

            • Damp proofing and underlays

            • Installation


            What flooring brands are available?

            • Oake & Gray

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