Laminate Floor Guide

By Robert Robillard on Home Repairs And Remodeling

Laminate Floor Guide


Laminate Floor Shopping Guide

If you are thinking of renovating your home, or even just a room or two, odds are that you will be changing up the look of your floor.  In fact, putting in a different floor can transform the look of a room, giving it new energy and a completely new feel.  Easy and cost efficient, laminate flooring is a popular choice when redoing floors.  This article will serve as your laminate floor guide.

Laminate floors offer the best of both words. You can get a rich looking floor without spending a small fortune. Cost is just one of the reasons to consider laminate flooring. It is also extremely easy to install, with a lot of home owners choosing to do the installation themselves. It is also highly durable, meaning that it won’t need to be replaced every few years.

Laminate flooring also comes in an endless array of styles and colors, from traditional wood flooring to ceramic and tile designs. Before you head out to buy your laminate, there are a few things that you will want to keep in mind when comparing different flooring.


When shopping, most people are of one of two minds:  they either go for the cheapest, thinking they are getting the best deal, or they go for the most expensive, assuming that they are buying the best. The truth is, the best deals are usually somewhere in the middle.

When shopping for laminate wood flooring, pay attention to price. You want to get the best quality for the best price. While discontinued high quality flooring may be going for an amazing price, what happens if part of the floor is damaged and you need to replace a section? If you can’t find the same kind, you will end up replacing the whole floor. And your amazing deal no longer seems so amazing.

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Robert Robillard

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Rob Robillard is “The Concord Carpenter” Rob is a builder, general contractor, carpenter, woodworker, and editor of Concord Carpenter and ToolBoxBuzz As a General Contractor and carpenter, Rob owns and operates Concord Carpenter LLC. A full-service remodeling and construction company. Rob is a recognized leader in home building best practices and a source for how-to information for building professionals. On this website, Rob covers all aspects of home construction, building science, home improvement, woodworking, remodeling, and some of the best product and tool reviews. Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review series - Concord Carpenter Videos where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob approaches remodeling and building construction with a pragmatic and problem-solving approach. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the construction and remodeling industry. He's a strong advocate for "raising the bar" in the construction trades and promoting the trades to youth. #BeAMentor #Green2Great Craftsmanship, quality, and pride guide his journey on this channel The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob

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