In this article we will try to go through the most important pros and cons of laminate flooring.
1) First of all, flooring has to be durable. So how durable is laminate floor?
Laminate floor has a durability grading system that goes all the way from not very durable (AC1 or 21 grade), used only for low traffic places, like a house where occupied by people only one month per year. On top of that, nowadays it’s hard to find AC1 grade laminate. On the more durable side, the highest grade (AC5 or 33 grade) is designed for high-traffic commercial areas such as stores, showrooms and public buildings. So, laminates can be extremely durable, depending on the grade. The best choice for homeowners with moderate traffic is AC3 and AC4 for heavy traffic.
2) Where laminate flooring can be installed?