Consider Laminate Wood Flooring: The eco-friendly choice

Date Posted: 15 March 2021

The eco-friendly choice: Laminate Wood Flooring

Laminate wood flooring is a popular choice for environmentally conscious contractors and homeowners.

What is the best flooring that looks like wood?

Some popular alternatives to hardwood floors are laminate, vinyl, and ceramic tile. All of these can imitate the look of wood.

When it comes time to choose materials for your home project, your thoughts may turn to sustainability. Most homeowners love the look of wooden floors, but hardwood brings with it concerns of deforestation. What If you could have the look of hardwood, while still being kind to the planet?

Most laminate flooring manufacturers now explicitly point out how sustainable and eco-friendly this flooring option is and use it as a major selling point for their product.

Made from Sustainable Materials

There’s no need to harvest the raw materials to create laminate boards. So not only are natural resources not being depleted for its creation, there’s no need to ship hardwood from across the globe to your local flooring supplier.

No Harsh Chemicals

This is why laminate gets another point in the eco-friendly department since only gentle, natural cleansers are necessary to keep laminate looking its best year after year.

Laminate Doesn’t Contaminate The Air

Compared to other materials, laminate doesn’t contain any air-damaging chemicals and whatever chemicals that are in laminate tend to stay inside the board. This is because they are completely sealed from the outside which eliminates the possibility of any particles becoming airborne and affecting your health.

Eco-Friendly until the End

When the time comes to remodel and replace your old laminate flooring with new; this material continues to live up to its eco-friendly reputation. Floating floors are easy to remove without damaging the boards, allowing them to have a new life in another room.

When it’s time to remodel your home, consider laminate wood flooring, the eco-friendly choice.

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