The laminated flooring, successful product created in the 60s, saw a tough competitor to emerge in a short period of time reached unprecedented heights in market share: Laminate flooring. No intention of technical detail each of these competitors, we internalize the details and practical effects for the consumer that these two giants of the interior can offer. For the purpose of reaching a neophyte on the subject, here are the pros and cons and the competitive advantages of these materials, with a table of comparative attributes:
Resistance to Traffic: This item earns whole laminate flooring, its surface layer is significantly more resistant to the, where children live, laminate flooring is the most recommended. Fastness to tread: The floating platform will deliver the feel of walking on a pavement solvent, laminate flooring instead (except options of 10mm or more thick) is weaker (not least resistant). Maintenance and Cleaning: Both are low maintenance items, ergo, total convenience, however the laminate is more resistant to household chemicals and allows you to remove tough stains on wooden floors that would give up. Durability: If we take into account the handicap of recycling of floating platforms (allow 2 to 4 thin polished), this would win the tug of war, although we should not dismiss the laminate flooring brands that offer guarantees to wear over 25 years, no small feat. Appearance: Of course, in this side who stands out is the floating platform, it consists of natural wood, today, technology willing, laminated parquet in many cases makes difficult the perception of its artificiality by the human eye and and all, this difference is demonstrated by the wooden floors. Price: Generally speaking, the cost of the flooring is lower than the floating platforms, however there are premium brands that emulate the latter in price to many floating platforms. In this case, division number of slats in each table is inversely proportional to its price.