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Laminate

Laminate Wood Flooring Service.

Laminate is one of the best flooring material options for those suffering from allergies. Laminate wood flooring not only enhances the appearance of the interior but also helps create a healthy living space. In laminate flooring, there is no place for dust particles to become trapped. Also, laminate flooring is available in a variety of styles. What’s more, this flooring is easy to maintain.

ZeX Wood Flooring provides top-quality wood floor services at affordable prices. We have been in the wood floor industry for a long time. We have a team of professionals with knowledge and expertise. Besides floor fitting service, we also offer parquet floor restoration, floor sanding, floor refinishing, floorboards repair, and more. Feel free to contact us to know more.

Advantages:

* Price and speed of installing;

* Many colors and patterns;

* Good heat insulation;

* These floors are resistant to scratching, attrition, burning.

Not only advantages, but disadvantages are:

* Main-looks not naturally;

* If installed in the wrong way, there are spaces left through which humidity can get inside and can deform the floor;

* Sensitive to humidity;

* Poor quality laminate can creak.

Laminate flooring is one of the most versatile and most popular flooring.

Important Note if want to choose a quality product:

You need to pay attention to the fact that the boards pattern will not be the same.

With this flooring you can express your fantasy and create a composition of several colour in the interior.

Laminate is divided into classes that are determined by several criteria: considering the resistance of the floor to humidity, friction, weather conditions, etc.

When choosing laminate for living spaces, it is recommended  to choose from 21, 22, 23 classes when choosing a for intensive walking, it is worthwhile to choose from classes 31, 32, 33 or 34, dedicated for commercial premises.

Class 21                  Light domestic use

Class 22                  Moderate domestic use

Class 23                  Heavy domestic use

Class 24                  Very intensive domestic use

Class 31                  Light commercial use

Class 32                  Moderate commercial use

Class 33                  Heavy commercial use

Class 34                  Very intensive commercial use

It is often assumed that a heated floor can not be covered with laminate. This is not true. It is only important to choose those that are designed for the heated floors and prepare suitable fundament.

Structure of laminate:

Laminate consists of a SURFACE DECORATIVE layer, together with a PROTECTIVE SHELL (No1) that prevents wear, (No.2) LAMINATE BASE, which is usually made from wood pulp material, hot pressing. May be medium density-from 650 to 850 kg/m3 or more than 850 kg/m3.

It is important to know, that the higher is density, the greater the durability. Following the laminate base, follows LOWER LAYER (no 3). It is usually made of plywood, plastic, impregnated paper. This layer gives the plate a rigidity. The higher class and prices of laminate sheets reproduce each groove or twig of the wood board so it is possible to feel them. The latest technology creates a 3-D (deep) view.

The laminate composition is very similar to the parquet flooring – both of these floor coverings are multilayered. It is important to choose high-quality laminate, then you will be admire of stability and endurance through years.