The best thing about laminate flooring is that it is not only very easy to install but also quite affordable, especially when you compare it to traditional hardwood flooring.
Better yet, laminate flooring gives you the same great, classic look that you get from standard hardwood floors without the expense and hassle of purchasing and installing traditional wood flooring.
And even if you lack any real experience in installing flooring, you can easily get up to speed wither by taking a free class offered by such home supply stores as Lowes or Home Depot, or by getting a video provided by the flooring companies themselves.
Laminate floors usually come in the form of either tiles or planks that might even have self-adhesive film on their under sides. Many laminate floor tiles can be placed directly onto the floor surface and are glued in place with a special adhesive.
It’s often possible to complete laminate flooring installation yourself over the course of a weekend. By doing so, you avoid the hassle of dealing with contractors and you can save a good deal of money.
Easy installation aside, many folks prefer laminate flooring to hard wood because it gives you so many options, in terms of color, texture, and shape. Also it is very cheap to maintain over time.