Answers to your questions
ABOUT LAMINATE FLOORING
Want to know more about laminate flooring? Whether you want more information on care or installation, we can help!
Because of its layered construction and durable surface layer that resists scratching, laminate flooring is good in a home with pets. However, scratches can still happen, so it's important to keep pets' nails trimmed. You'll also need to keep an eye out for pet accidents, as prolonged exposure to moisture can damage your laminate.
Laminate planks are easy to replace if one becomes damaged. That's why it's a good idea to have extra left over from the original installation!
Laminate flooring planks typically range from 7 millimeters (0.27 in.) to 12 millimeters (0.43 in.) in thickness. While thickness doesn’t necessarily determine dent resistance, a thicker plank will help prevent bends in the floor that can occur if the subfloor is not completely level. Thicker boards also help reduce noise.
Yes, you can install laminate with a radiant heating system. Laminate flooring works well with a radiant heating system because it’s relatively thin, dense, and conducts heat well. The quality of the product can affect its compatibility with radiant systems; be sure to check with the manufacturer for guidance.
Yes, laminate flooring can be installed on steps (but the planks should be glued down.)