If we deal with wooden floors, we will soon remember the high cost of this material. There is nothing more beautiful than an entire environment coated with natural wood, but inexpensive is one of the most important requirements in decoration. Especially when it comes to a market where news doesn’t stop!
The trend of wooden floors continues. It’s laminate flooring is a popular choice! The users of this material like the most about the small thickness, the quick installation and the reduced price.
Despite all its advantages, there are often questions about laminate flooring that need to be addressed before purchasing any material. Check out:
How much does the laminate floor cost?
The price for the m² laminate floor can vary depending on the model. The brands recognized in this area such as Durafloor and Eucafloor start from R.00 to R.00.
Can I lay laminate floors in wet areas?
Laminate floors are not suitable for kitchens, bathrooms or outdoor areas. Its sensitivity is so high that even splashes or excess water can stabilize the material during cleaning. Therefore, when cleaning, wipe with a damp cloth (almost dry) with special products for this type of floor. They are easy to find in supermarkets or hardware stores.
How long does the laminate floor last?
Its installation is quick and does not get dirty. Starting from an apartment of 60m², the installation takes an average of 5 hours.
What is the difference between vinyl and laminate floors?
The vinyl floor has a higher resistance to water, even click or stick installed in the system . The biggest difference, however, is the sound comfort where the laminates lose to the vinyl. Considering that the laminate can be installed on a different floor (great for those who want to change the floor of the house), the vinyl has a greater requirement for its installation.
60 ideas for decorating with laminate flooring
Models and usage specifications should be followed according to the environment and project proposal. Ask the professional about the best display for the location you plan to install. Your floor will last in your home for years!
Enjoy the world of laminate flooring with 60 exciting projects that really abuse this material:
Image 1 – Mix two different floors for an original proposal.
This detail on the floor is a trend in decoration. In addition to the innovation in finishing your home, it is possible to delimit two rooms in the same environment. For residences, try installing in social areas such as the living room or kitchen. Already in commercial projects like restaurants or cafes, create a game that follows the layout of the tables.
Image 2 – Softness in appearance and in daytime.
The floor has the power to leave the surroundings soft and inviting. Go for clear laminates with a less rustic face for a lighter and more modern look. In the project above, he even gave up pulling a chair to sit on, didn’t he?
Image 3 – Restriction: wet areas!
This is another example of the demarcation of the room and kitchen: hexagonal inserts and laminate flooring. The interesting thing is that the tone of the joinery is the same as the floor, leaving the integration harmonious and smooth.
Figure 4 – Commercial projects also abuse laminates.
An office or clinic with laminate flooring is synonymous with beauty and cost savings. They are practical for this type of use and can bring new air into your work niche!
Image 5 – The tone on tone deserves respect.
You can mix the materials with the MDF headboard and the laminate floor using the same color pattern.
Image 6 – There are models that faithfully reproduce the appearance of the wood.
Photo 7 – Serious atmosphere, but full of sophistication and good taste.
Image 8 – All the elegance of laminate floors.
For a sophisticated ambience, you bet on the dark tones that have pure charm on offer.
Image 9 – Perfect for any environment: from cozy to intimate.
The market offers several types of laminate flooring with sizes and colors to suit all proposals. Try to go to the store and learn about the options that can be applied in your project and who knows, take an example to the website to make sure the choice is yours.
Image 10 – Radiate warmth in every detail.
Image 11 – Bring a touch of comfort to the environment.
Image 12 – Pagination is at the discretion of everyone.
The environment gains more charm with a different page numbering! Just as porcelain tiles are positioned at 45 degrees, laminates can also be installed that way. No matter the direction, but the one you like the most!
Image 13 – Choose a dark shade for extended environments.
Photo 14 – The right choice to compose with burned cement.
Image 15 – Also available in the market in the black version.
Picture 16 – Light colors make the surroundings appear larger.
For small environments, always choose lighter shades of laminate. The white falls well into the rooms and gives the feeling that the room is larger.
Image 17 – Don’t know how to decorate? Use tone on tone.
Image 18 – The Scandinavian style is the darling of the moment.
Photo 19 – Social areas with the same laminate floor.
Image 20 – The almond color has many advantages for the environment.
They are warm and neutral in every type of occasion and style. If you don’t want to go wrong in decorating, go for the brown tones that will marry in any setting.
Image 21 – And still adorn yourself with different types of decorations.
Picture 22 – Color explosion!
Image 23 – The combination of the white brick with a white floor is a success.
Photo 24 – Make the extension of the balcony with the same type of interior floor.
Image 25 – Wood tones for a classic ambience.
Figure 26 – Clarinho corresponds to the teen proposal.
A child or teenager’s bedroom demands a more sensitive look, so bet on a lightweight laminate floor. Combine in the decoration with details and objects in candy colors such as blue, water green and pink.
Image 27 – And the pagination of the fishbone leaves an unmistakable note in the environment.
Make discreet, well-planned cuts so that no mistakes happen in the middle of the job.
Image 28 – The laminate makes the room even more comfortable.
Picture 29 – Dark floor, light walls!
Picture 30 – The demolition wood is still high in the decoration.
Image 31 – Everyone in your seat!
Picture 32 – The clean white.
Picture 33 – Mark the colors of the floor with the page number on the rule.
This type of page break is original and creative! Mix two colors of the same model to make this finish in your home.
Image 34 – The ivory tone of the floor heats the rooms in this apartment.
Any room that has TV calls for a touch of warmth! The suggestion is to choose a laminate floor in warm tones such as brown or coffee. Note the contrast of the floor with the rest of the surroundings, balance is the right way to go for any decor.
Image 35 – For a modern touch, rely on this composition of colors and materials.
Picture 36 – Floors and joinery.
In square rooms, use the laminate cut of the sofa to the TV. Choose furniture in the same shade or with colored details.
Picture 37 – Exhale wood on the floor and details.
Image 38 – Choose a tone that matches the style of a loft.
For large, open spaces like lofts, choose darker colors for the floor. The boards can be wider and of colors like coffee, brown, and even black.
Image 39 – This laminate tone is neutral in any environment.
Picture 40 – The floor and the wood get the same tone and leave the uniform appearance.
Picture 41 – Room with laminate floor.
Picture 42 – Increase the feeling of amplitude with the laminates.
Opt for a clear floor, with rulers in the direction of the door and the maximum extent of all areas around the house. In the above case, we can observe the floor through the living room, dining room and traffic up to the front door.
Image 43 – Choosing the darkest laminate makes the room much cozier!
If your room is rectangular, place the floor toward the larger wall and use details that reinforce that. This will keep the atmosphere charming and harmonious! In the above construction, the countertop and shelves follow the same direction as the laminate rules.
Picture 44 – Leave the room with your own identity!
Photo 45 – Footboard and floor with the same finish.
Image 46 – The distinctive finish with apparent folds brings the original feel of the wood.
Image 47 – Cuts that are indispensable for small apartments.
Photo 48 – The shafts and knots of this laminate leave a natural look.
Image 49 – Be careful about extending the floor into the kitchen.
If you use the kitchen a little, there isn’t much problem choosing the laminate in this area. Try to combine your needs with the beauty of the surroundings in a functional way.
Picture 50 – This floor is good thermal insulation for the room.
Figure 51 – A flexible floor for different styles.
For a modern, discreet, cozy and clean air, escape the traditional white, with a color like light brown or even in the grayish tint. In the above design, the darker veins on the floor add a dynamic touch to the environment and make the feel much more comfortable.
Image 52 – Rolled trend in 2018: continuous designs, invisible seams and wider rulers.
Figure 53 – Combined even in a darker decor.
Picture 54 – Integrate the dining room and be with the laminate floor.
The integration of these two rooms does not require a lot of decorative artifice. In addition to a good layout, it is also necessary to install the same type of flooring. This uniformity ensures a harmonious integration and the expansion of the social area.
Figure 55 – Areas in which a building is to be shared require a high floor.
Picture 56 – This laminate has a soft texture that makes the environment comfortable and relaxed.
Picture 57 – The shafts of the laminate floor are similar to wood.
Image 58 – Reinforce the direction of the floor with the carpet.
Picture 59 – Extension of the corridor.
Don’t use different types of laminate around the house. The ideal is to choose a model that fits all rooms. If you want to be innovative, change the page numbering or the orientation of the boards according to the transition of the environments.
Image 60 – For an industrial footprint!