Laminate flooring has become a common feature in millions of homes up and down the country, but why is it so popular and just what benefits does it offer the average homeowner?


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Image shows wood effect laminate flooring

When it was first introduced, laminate flooring was fairly basic. This has all changed now though and laminate flooring can be made to replicate authentic wooden flooring. With wood styles in shades covering everything from oak to walnut, you can find flooring to fit virtually any room of your home.

It’s this versatility that’s responsible for a large proportion of the flooring’s popularity as it means buyers have an easy way to get the look that they want, and without paying a fortune too!


As mentioned above, laminate flooring is a cost-effective flooring solution and this is one advantage that homeowners are really attracted to. Not only are the packs relatively cheap to buy but you can also lay the flooring yourself, you’re a DIY enthusiast. Minimal preparation is needed to maintain laminate flooring in your home too so this is another cost which is kept low.

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Image shows dark laminate flooring

Homeowners can get premium looking flooring without paying the premium price. What more could you want?


Whether you are redecorating the living room, bedroom, kitchen or dining room, you can make use of laminate flooring. You’ll also find that laminate flooring is easy to clean and maintain.

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Image shows white laminate flooring

No longer do you need to worry about investing in expensive products to care for your flooring and keep it in tip top condition. A suitable vacuum cleaner can take care of loose dirt, dust and grit while a simple cloth and small amounts of water can tackle most spills and stains.


Unlike most other floor types, laminate flooring can be installed by you. The tongue and groove feature means most homeowners can do it themselves and this keeps overall installation costs low.

This also means that it’s easy to repair laminate planks. The tongue and grove style means that individual panels can be removed – allowing you to replace them if they’re damaged.

Laminate flooring loved by many; so why not test it out yourself and make use of its advantages?

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