I cannot deny that the wood floors are gorgeous to look at, warm and pleasant, but to the same extent, laminate flooring can be gotten for much less money and fewer headaches! In many cases, laminated wood may be a preferable choice. Not only does it look like “wood,” in most cases it is as good as real hardwood.
Waterproof or not?
When I hear the word “waterproof” I think it is not touched by moisture Well, this is not the main cases with the both wood. Floors manufacturers, make use of this as a selling point “waterproof” are outlets, and why not “sell,” but the truth is that wood and water/moisture do not mix.
Well, none of both kinds of wood are completely waterproof. Too much moisture exposure to a piece of wood it will expand, and when dry it contract. This type of activity causes many problems with the hardwood floors.
Impact has it affect
As thick and durability as hardwood, easy interactions! Hard to believe, but true! Pull the object with sharp edges or heavy panels on the hardwood floor and leave the mark. Do the same and do not leave the laminate on the floor … The laminate coating with aluminum oxide can be compared to steel. Hard as a stone!
Floors with hardwood floors scratch with ease. You have to be very careful when moving furniture, or something much less weight or more …