Can I install laminate flooring in my kitchen?

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Laminate Flooring in Kitchen

The question on whether or not one can, or should install laminate flooring in a kitchen is most probably the most frequently asked question we get. This is mostly due to concerns over possible water damage from spills or leaking appliances. Let’s first look at general, day to day spills from cooking and cleaning.

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What is the best flooring underlay to use?

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Underlay, or underlayment, is the layer of material that separates a floating floor from the subfloor. Different underlays serve different purposes but generally, a good quality underlay should assist in providing an even and solid surface to install on, provide moisture protection from the screed below, and offer good noise reduction by absorbing the sound of footsteps when walking on the floor.

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Why pay more when you can get it done for less

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A flooring company is only as good as its installations. A company can sell the greatest flooring products at the cheapest prices, but if they can’t install them properly, they will end up costing you more time and money than what it would have cost you, should you have chosen a professional and reputable company in the first place.

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Choose the right hardwood flooring and finish

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Thanks to its attractive colouring, figuring and durability properties, European Oak remains a firm favourite among designers and clients.

To give clients even more control and flexibility over the final look and feel, Finfloor offers FinOak unfinished flooring.

As the name suggests, this product is commonly referred to as “untreated”, “unfinished” or “natural” flooring and requires finishing on or off site, giving you the ultimate versatility in choosing the look and finish of your floor. After being machined, the surfaces of the boards are left in their raw state and therefore require a coating before being exposed to foot traffic.

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Waterproof laminate flooring

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Now and then we’ll receive an inquiry on waterproof laminate flooring which if you have any knowledge of flooring may know doesn’t exist. At least not in the form of traditional laminate flooring which consists of the wear layer, a design layer, a wooden composite core made of high-density fibreboard and a watertight backing layer. We are not referring to another product that sometimes gets confused with laminate flooring called luxury vinyl flooring or LVTs (Luxury Vinyl Tiles) and sometimes even laminated vinyl.

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New range of Kronotex Exquisit, Mammut now available from Cape Flooring

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We’re excited to announce that the new 2016 ranges of Kronotex laminate flooring have landed in South Africa, and is now available from Cape Flooring.

The new Exquisit range offers a large selection of carefully selected decorations of different natural wood looks that are impressively realistic. Kronotex Exquisit is the perfect choice of laminate flooring for the price-minded individual who is not willing to accept anything less than high quality, European laminate flooring.

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