A floating floor means the floor tiles or planks attach to each other rather than to the sub floor.
There is a difference in the construction of the lower end products being direct pressure versus a high-pressure laminate product. With a high-pressure laminate the advantage is a better wear resistance, fewer scuffs and scratches, better impact resistance, no denting, better design clarity and…
Aluminum oxide (industrial strength urethane), the fifth hardest material in the world.
90% of it is high-density fiberboard, which comes from reconstituted cardboard making it a Green certified product.
Yes. The surface is typically made of an extremely tough wearing aluminum oxide with a printed photograph adhered to a melamine laminate layer. They are both scratch and scuff resistant.
A good quality laminate is about 20 times stronger than laminate used for countertop material and in most cases more dent resistant than wood.
Polyethylene closed cell foam acts as a moisture barrier when taped together according to specifications. The pad provides cushion as well as a thermal barrier.
A: Yes. With the exception of stretched carpet, laminate can be installed directly over an existing floor as long as the floor is secure and not wet.