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Going back to the basics with laminate

 
Laminate was the first hard surface floor covering to bring the wood-look to the flooring industry. Before that, if you wanted wood floors, you had to save up for the real thing, and then continue on with the maintenance, the cleaning, and the refinishing schedules.

While this works wonderfully for some homeowners, others who might not have the time or the budget for the real thing were simply left out. That is no longer the case, and laminate is still offering the amazing look of all wood floors, without all the extra work.

Nielsen Bros Flooring has worked since 1946 to connect homeowners with the flooring that works perfectly for their lifestyle and the needs of their home. We also offer outstanding customer service to go along with it, and the combination has given us much room for growth. In fact, we now serve the areas of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Auburn, Renton, Tacoma, Lynnwood, Edmonds, and Bothell from our three showrooms, located in Bellevue, WA; Auburn, WA; and Lynnwood, WA. We invite you to stop in for yourself and see how we can make a difference for your own home.
 

Why choose laminate

 
Have an active family or a busy lifestyle? Or maybe you're renovating an old home? Laminate may be the flooring solution you're searching for!

Laminate is an incredibly versatile modern floor covering that has become quite popular with homeowners who want the combination of the stunning visual beauty of fine natural hardwoods, ceramic tile, stone or concrete surfaces with realistic surface textures. You’ll find traditional looks and modern styles alike, typically at lower prices than the natural alternatives. Get high-performance and high-end style all on a budget with laminate floors.

Low-maintenance laminate is stain-resistant, fade-resistant, and impact-resistant, making it ideal for families with children and pets. Laminate can be installed on top of virtually any surface in any room in your home, making it ideal for renovations and updating old homes.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Laminate options and benefits

 
Most homeowners come to laminate, simply for the amazing way it mimics real, solid, hardwood flooring. From the hard plank construction and stability, to the amazing grain pattern and stain colors, it’s a choice you can’t go wrong with, no matter what your decor. It fits in just as well with a minimal lifestyle as it does a highly artistic and unique one. It’s likely you’ll be able to use this one product in every room in your home.
 

Types of laminate

 
Laminate can, of course, come in many styles, photo-realistically mimicking wood, stone and tile. There are also various installation methods for laminate.

  • Glueless click: Most laminate falls into this category due to the ease with which this type can be installed. Glueless click floors float over your existing floors, eliminating the need for removal in many cases. They require no adhesive, and some even comes with a pre-attached underpad.
  • Glued: Glued laminate requires an adhesive to attach the joints, which makes for a very strong and durable surface compared to glueless click. The tradeoff is that Installation more costly and time-consuming.
  • Pre-glued: This type of laminate comes with a pre-applied adhesive that simply needs to be moistened in order to activate, saving time during installation when compared to regular glued laminate.
 

Best rooms for laminate

 
The unique construction of laminate allows it to achieve peak performance in any area of your home, even areas prone to moisture such as basements, bathrooms and laundry rooms. This versatility means that you can enjoy the visual beauty of natural hardwood, ceramic tile or stone virtually anywhere, thanks to laminate’s convincing realism. Laminate can be installed directly over existing hard surface floors and even some types of carpeting. All that laminate requires is a flat, dry, clean and sound subfloor to perform well.
 
 
 
 
 
Wood look laminate flooring in Lynnwood, WA from Nielsen Bros Flooring
 
 
 

Easy installation

 
Nielsen Bros Flooring is a full-service flooring center, offering laminate flooring sales, expertise & installation per your needs. We are 100% committed to the satisfaction of our customers, and our team is highly dedicated to providing the best continuous service to every person who walks through our doors, from the sale of your laminate to installation and beyond.

Featuring a click and lock connection system, this floor can be floated over a subfloor and many existing floors, which means you won’t have to do tons of prepwork to prepare for installation. Some floors become much more even and stable with the addition of laminate as well. At the same time, underlayment can be added that not only reduces the noise levels in your home, but can also serve as an extra layer of insulation. You’ll notice a quieter, warmer home in no time.
 

Easy maintenance

 
Laminate offers a quick and easy install, and once in place, a quick and easy cleanup as well. Most floors only require a broom or vacuum and a damp mop to stay looking their best. Water resistant options are also available, that brings even more peace of mind and ease of maintenance.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Reimagine your home

 
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