Step into McCurley's National Flooring and discover the remarkable versatility of laminate flooring. Our comprehensive laminate collection combines style, durability, and practicality, fitting seamlessly into any home decor.
Laminate flooring is widely appreciated for its ability to mimic the look of natural materials such as hardwood and stone, delivering a high-end aesthetic without the hefty price tag. Each plank is crafted with a high-resolution photographic layer, rendering beautiful, intricate designs.
Our laminate selection encompasses a diverse range of designs, finishes, and thicknesses. Whether you're drawn to the rustic allure of oak, the warm tones of walnut, or the sleek look of grey stone, our collection has a style to satisfy your design aspirations.
Not only visually appealing, laminate flooring offers practical benefits. It's easy to maintain, resistant to scratches and stains, and stands up well to daily wear and tear.
Explore the many aspects of laminate flooring in the sections below. At McCurley's National Flooring, we're committed to making the journey to your perfect flooring as smooth as possible. Immerse yourself in the world of laminate and transform your space today.
When choosing your laminate flooring, a critical factor to consider is its thickness. Laminate flooring typically spans from 6mm to 12mm. Opting for a thicker laminate not only enhances sound absorption but also provides a more authentic underfoot feel. Importantly, thicker laminate flooring shows greater resistance to bending or bouncing, sometimes referred to as "springboarding". This makes it more stable and less prone to warping, lending to the longevity of the floor. So remember, when deciding on laminate flooring, its thickness is a key component in ensuring a comfortable, durable, and stable flooring solution.
Moisture-resistant laminate flooring is a smart choice for spaces that encounter dampness or spills. Implementing techniques such as foam noodles, which are placed around the room's perimeter beneath the floor to seal the edges, and applying silicone to the expansion gap for a watertight seal, effectively elevates the floor's resistance to moisture. By opting for a moisture-resistant laminate and these protective measures, you ensure your flooring's resilience and longevity, even with all of life's "oops" moments.
The Abrasion Class (AC) rating is a critical aspect to consider when selecting laminate flooring. The AC rating measures a floor's resistance to abrasion, impact, staining, and burning, indicating its durability and suitability for different settings. AC ratings range from AC1 (light residential use) to AC5 (heavy commercial use). An understanding of these ratings can guide you to choose laminate flooring that is well-suited to withstand the expected foot traffic and usage of your specific environment, ensuring optimal performance and lifespan of your floor.
Laminate padding with built-in vapor barriers plays a significant role in enhancing the performance and lifespan of your laminate flooring. The padding provides a cushioning effect, reducing noise and improving the underfoot feel. More importantly, the built-in vapor barrier offers essential protection against moisture seeping up from the subfloor, a common issue that can lead to warping or damage over time. Selecting a quality laminate pad with a built-in vapor barrier is a wise investment, offering both comfort and critical protection for your laminate flooring.