Laminate Flooring FAQs

What is laminate flooring?

Laminate floor is a floor covering made of pressed wood. The top only looks like wood or stone because it is a photograph covered in a clear “wear layer.”

How do I clean laminate flooring?

A laminate floor can be easily maintained by regularly sweeping or hoovering, and cleaning with a damp mop. It is best to use a soft brush or a vacuum with a soft brush attachment to ensure you do not damage the surface of your floor.

Is laminate flooring suitable for bathrooms?

Some Laminate flooring is more suitable for bathrooms than others, we have a product suitability checker on every product to help you make the right decision.

Can you lay new laminate flooring over old laminate flooring?

We would always recommend taking the floor back to the sub level when installing a new floor.

Can laminate flooring be installed over underfloor heating?

90% of laminates can be laid over the majority of underfloor heating systems, but this does normally require a special underlay which allows the transfer of heat. We would always recommend consulting with the manufactures installation instructions first.

How do I lay laminate flooring?

Installing laminate flooring is a simple and fuss-free! The floorboards or tiles have a tongue and groove system that allows them to simply click together.

How long can I expect my laminate flooring to last?

This can vary massively on the use and laminate itself. Each product should display the warranty/guarantee of the product. If you have any special requirements please feel free to contact our support team.

If I damage my laminate floor can it be repaired?

Although laminate flooring is durable, it cannot be refinished if it does get damaged. However it is possible to replace boards.