Easy to install and take care of, Harmonics laminate flooring is becoming a popular choice among homeowners. A great look of wood or stone that is easy to put down and is easy on the budget is what makes this flooring perfect for many people.
Because so many people like the wood look or the stone look, this flooring is a perfect way to have it in your home without the cost. Made with four layers, Harmonics flooring’s top layer and bottom layer are covered with a sealant that resists moisture. One of the middle layers is what stabilizes the laminate. The other is, of all things, a photo of the surface you choose. Stone, wood, or tile. This is what makes the effect of the type of flooring you choose.
The patterns and colors that Harmonics offers is one of the reasons so many people are choosing this type of flooring. This is a great do-it-yourself project. It is not difficult. If you are a handy person this should be a fairly simple project for you. It can be put right over the existing floor. Do not install this flooring over carpet. Carpet must be taken up before this flooring can be installed.
If you have a remodeling project going on to update your home, this laminate flooring will be a great addition. The days of carpet have been going for some time now and laminate flooring is in. Because so many people love the great look that hardwood floors adds to their home, this is an option that is as close to the real thing as you will get.
Harmonics has the popular glueless laminate flooring however they do recommend that you glue it to the sub flooring as a precaution. The foam padding is recommended for using under the flooring. This installation requires a kit that you can purchase when you get the flooring.
There are no special tools required for installing this laminate flooring. A circular saw, preferably cordless, is the only tool you will need. This is required for making sure there is a perfect fit around anything such as cabinets or doorways. You may need to fit smaller pieces in and with a circular saw this can be accomplished.
This type of laminate flooring may dent or scratch a bit easier than other laminate flooring according to some reports from users. However it does have a warranty that will take care of premature wear and tear. If you should have a problem with the flooring showing signs of wear help is just a phone call away.
When cleaning this floor you should take care not to use too much water. If water has a chance to seep between the layers it could cause bubbling to occur which will ruin the look you are trying to achieve. A sweep and a damp mop should take care of any cleaning problems you have.
One thing is certain. When you install Harmonics laminate flooring, the look it gives your home will be quite a surprise. Not only will you enjoy the new look but laminate flooring can add value to your home.