How to Clean Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring needs to be cleaned regularly to help prevent from scratches and warping. Keeping your floors in a healthy state will prolongue its life for years.

How to Clean Laminate Flooring:

  1. Sweep the wood laminate floor to remove any dust and debris before you start to clean it.
  2. Dust the wood laminate floor with a swiffer sweeper dry cloth. This will help clean up any remaining dust and debris you didn’t get with the broom.
  3. Spray it with a wood laminate floor cleaner and wipe it clean with a damp towel. You can purchase a wood laminate floor cleaner at your local home improvement store. Make sure it is marked clearly for cleaning wood laminate floors. You need to avoid using soapy cleansing agents. Armstrong makes a great wood laminate floor cleaner and is pictured at left.
  4. Use dry towels to wipe up any remaining water on the wood laminate floor. Now your floors should look brand new!
  5. Be sure to check out the Resource links below for more floor and home improvement projects.

If you want to get laminate flooring for your home, start by seeing which thickness is best for you, and why laminate flooring is a great decision for your home. We are the only licensed and insured company offering $1.99/SF. See all the colors we have available!

8mm VS 12mm Laminate Flooring

The thickness of laminate flooring is mainly 2 types: 8mm and 12mm. Both of them have their own advantages. Buyers can make a decision after learning their characteristic. There are no essential difference between the 2 thickness.

8mm vs 12mm

Thermal Conductivity

8mm is better than 12mm since 8mm laminate is thinner.

Foot Feel

12mm is better than 8mm as 12mm is thicker and offers more firmness.

Noise

There is less noise when people step on 12mm. Laminate Flooring. The thinner, the more floating. And more floating results in more noise. Attached underlayment or Silent Blue Soundproofing can reduce most of the noise.

Appearance

Many types of 12mm laminate offers hardwood like appearance such as painted V groove and pressed V groove and hand scraped surface which makes your home look more valuable.

Price

12mm is more expensive than 8mm, the most popular type, due to its thickness.

At JV Wood Floors, we offer both 8mm and 12mm laminate flooring. If you want to learn more about laminate flooring, click here. We are the only licensed and insured company offering $1.99/SF.

Why Laminate Flooring?

We are the  ONLY Company LICENSED & INSURED offering $1.99 sq ft. including flooring and installation. Always Below wholesale prices,wide selection of products & expert service. We do not carry and will never carry discontinued or cheap laminate flooring that will not last half of what our competitors offer.

All our laminate products are rated AC3 or Higherto meet the highest manufacturing standards in Europe and in the United states, and they all carry warranty of up to 30 years clearly printed on the box. We offer FREE laminate flooring estimates. Find the laminate floor of your dreams! we carry over 90 Unique laminate floors to match any décor.

Why laminate flooring?

Price and Installation

Laminate flooring is cheaper and easier to install than hardwood flooring. Laminate flooring can be placed on top of almost any existing floor, excluding carpet, and several manufacturers offer a glue-free, tongue-and-groove system. The interlocking planks make it
an easy installation and it can be uninstalled without damaging the laminate or the original flooring underneath.

Durability

Laminate flooring works well in high-traffic areas and homes with pets. It is scratch-resistant, durable and easy to clean. Just use a dust mop or a mop dampened with water. Most manufacturers offer at least a 15-30 year warranty on their product.

Resale Value

Laminate flooring can add to the resale value of your home. Most home buyers are looking for hardwood floors instead of carpet. Laminate gives you the wood look for less and can make your home look more open and modern. It also is environmentally friendly because it uses less wood – if any – in its construction.