8 Great Uses for Wood Laminates

heinrichileadetal 5 March 2020

There is no shortage of great flooring solutions on the market currently. One of the most popular options in South Africa is the exceptionally versatile range of wood laminates with its authentic look of real wooden floors, which looks great in just about any setting. Wood laminates certainly deliver this and more, with a great variety of colours, shades and visual textures available.

More than that, wood laminates are also exceptionally practical and functional as a flooring solution – exactly what any home or business owner would want from a good floor. Its many benefits make it a great choice for a varied number of uses. Here are just some of the rooms and spaces where wood laminates would be perfectly suited for:

1. A welcoming entrance hall and hallways

They say first impressions last. So, make sure that you create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for your guests as soon as they step into your home with this gorgeous wood-look floor. Wood laminates are scratch-resistant and are therefore able to withstand heavy foot traffic. They are also easy to clean, thereby ensuring that your house always looks beautiful and inviting.

2. Warm up your kitchen

We all know that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether you prefer a sleek and ultra-modern kitchen, or a rustic, farm-style space, wood laminates are the ideal flooring choice. What’s more, it is water-resistant, which means you can cook, bake and clean to your heart’s content without worrying about the state of your floor.

3. Add some class to your dining room and lounge

Your dining room and lounge areas are where you are most likely to entertain your guests. Give these rooms a timeless feel with your choice of wood laminates – from rich, warm hues, to stylishly modern grey tones. What’s more, the scratch-resistant surface will stay looking great, even with the wear and tear of foot traffic and dining room chairs.

4. A functional and beautiful playroom

A family room is a place for relaxation. It also often has to withstand pets, children, spills and knocks, and a fair amount of traffic. Wood laminates are certainly up for the job. Its durable surface can withstand the onslaught of pets and children, and it is water- and stain-resistant.

5. Perfect for those sunny spots

Another great benefit of this type of flooring is that it doesn’t fade. Especially in South Africa where we have plenty of bright sunshine, sun exposure always holds the threat of damage to your furniture and flooring. These floors, however, will hold up great even in the sunniest of rooms.

6. Suitable for staircases

Not all floor types are suitable for use on stairs, but you can use wood laminates on your staircase with complete peace of mind. It is easy to install, and maintenance and cleaning are super easy – perfect for keeping your stairwell in top shape.

7. It’s a great retail flooring solution

The stylish look of wood laminates is perfect for creating a warm and inviting atmosphere in retail environments. Plus, the fact that it is scratch- and stain-resistant means that it will look good for years to come, even with all the footfall.

8. Give your office a new look

The interior of an office needs to be practical, look professional, be inviting and create a great impression of your business. While this might sound like a tall order, the challenge is nothing for the timeless beauty and utter resilience of wood laminates. From extreme durability to a classic style – it delivers it all.

Head on over to our product section right now to check out our wide range of wood laminates and make use of our nifty Room Visualizer to get an idea of how this versatile floor would look in your space.