Modern laminate flooring installation in a Maple Ridge, BC home

Laminate flooring FAQ

If you are considering the best laminate flooring for your home, we?re sure you have questions. Today?s post is intended to help answer a few of those questions, so read along for the information you need right now.

Is laminate a type of wood flooring?

No, laminate is not a natural wood flooring but is made with various materials that include wood by-products. However, these floors offer a stunning wood look, including different species appearances, colors, and finishes.

Can I install laminate myself?

We always advise a professional installation with any material you purchase, as it is the best way to protect your investment. In addition, it helps give you the look you want and ensures that your warranty is never voided.

What is the lifespan of laminate flooring?

With proper installation and maintenance, you can expect a lifespan that ranges from 10 to 20 years or more. It?s easy to clean and maintain, which helps reach that expected lifespan as well.

Does laminate need an underlayment?

Underlayments are required for this material to provide stability, noise suppression, and support for the floating floor system. But it's essential when coupled with a moisture barrier over concrete or subfloor locations that could produce vapors, moisture, or humidity.

Is laminate flooring waterproof?

There are both water-resistant and waterproof options available in this flooring line. However, it?s best to find out all the details from your flooring professional to understand the limitation.

Find your laminate flooring in Maple Ridge

Diverse Flooring offers laminate flooring in Maple Ridge, with a fully stocked inventory of superior materials and the services that bring them to life. If you are a resident of Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Walnut Grove, or Langley North, be sure to visit our Maple Ridge, BC showroom today to find the best laminate flooring for your project today.