What is laminate flooring?

Laminate flooring is a hybrid floor covering which is made of 4 layers: wear layer, decor layer, a core layer, and the backer layer. It is much like real hardwood since it has a modernized tongue-and-groove style of joining planks. But unlike hardwood, which typically requires professional installation, laminate flooring is extremely easy and is a DIY job. Laminate's top layer behaves much like vinyl flooring, in that it is perfectly waterproof if tightly seamed. But the similarities end there. While routinely confused with vinyl flooring, the laminate flooring is not vinyl flooring even in the slightest because it is made of completely different materials.

Sometimes erroneously called laminate wood flooring, a laminate is a block of wood only in two minor respects. First, the laminate floor is made of pressed wood called HDF. Second, the top only looks like wood (sometimes stone, though) because it is an accurate photograph covered in a clear, durable wear layer. 

Gewahlt is an international brand that manufactures premium quality laminate floorings in China and Germany. It has different collections with different specifications to meet the needs of customers. Here you can find more information about the collections and products.

Wooden Star

Wooden Star Collection

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Winton Collection

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Eco Floor

Eco Floor Collection

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