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Flooring Facts: A Look at Laminate Floors

Flooring Facts: A Look at Laminate Floors

Laminate floors are just so versatile in what it can do and offer a number of big benefits.

When it comes to flooring in the household, laminate floors are one of the most common options. This material is just so versatile in what it can do and offers a number of big benefits. We understand that choosing the right floors for your home or business isn’t always easy, which is why it’s a goal to help inform our audience about what each kind of flooring can offer. Here are the facts behind the popularity of laminate floors that you can use to come to your own decision.

Think Countertops

If you’ve ever had a home with plastic countertops, you’re already familiar with the feeling and properties of laminate floors. Your floors are going to be just as solid, durable, and easy to clean. They are also similarly scratch-resistant, meaning you don’t have to worry about your floors getting scuffed up.

Installation Options

When we think of laminate floors, we think of versatility. This is because laminate can be installed over just about any kind of existing floor or subfloor. You can place it over concrete, wood, or any other existing hard surface flooring in your home or business.

Easy Installation

Not only can you install laminate just about anywhere, but it’s also very easy to do so. This is because the laminate tiles lock together. As a result, laminate flooring seems to float when placed over an underlayment. However, the underlayment isn’t attached to the laminate, allowing the floor to move and expand with the movements of the building without warping or becoming damaged. 


Choosing laminate allows you to get the style you want without breaking the bank. The price between different options doesn’t vary all that much. This is because the process for making this kind of flooring is standardized, allowing manufacturers to easily create many different styles of flooring, all with the same underlying manufacturing techniques and materials.

Eases Allergies

If you suffer from allergies, you know just how important any kind of relief can be. Laminate doesn’t hold onto pollen, animal hair, or dander, which can help take the edge off for allergy sufferers. You won’t have to worry about constantly sneezing with laminate flooring that is easy to clean and maintain. 

RPS Flooring is Here to Help

Is your home or commercial building in need of new floors? RPS Carpet and Flooring Wholesalers has over two decades of experience providing residential and commercial flooring throughout Maryland. Give us a call, or come and visit our showroom to check out our expansive selection. For tips, tricks, and to see what we have been working on, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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