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Shans Fine Flooring in Houston

Looking for beauty that’s both durable and budget-friendly? Look no further than laminate floors from Shans Carpets & Fine Flooring!

Laminate is the result of fusing a combination of wood-based materials, layered on top of one another in the shape of a plank or tile designed to look and feel like natural wood, stone or ceramic materials. The most common makeup includes four main layers:

  1. A surface wear layer for protection against most common forms of damage
  2. A photographic decorative layer featuring a wood or tile design
  3. A high-density core layer for strength & stability makes up most of the plank
  4. A bottom backing layer for balance, moisture protection and underlayment
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What's better for my home, laminate or hardwood?

Which is better? Laminate vs. Hardwood

Hardwood has long been sought after for its beauty, durability, and the value it can add to a home. Nowadays, to help with the affordability of home construction and sales, laminate flooring is being substituted for wood’s warm, natural charm. At Shans Carpets & Fine Flooring, we offer both options, which we recommend to different customers based on their specific needs. Here’s how these two types of flooring stack up against one another:

Hardwood

  • Made from natural, harvested trees
  • Scratches, moisture damage & wear are common, but add value & character
  • Can be refinished many times via sanding out imperfections

Laminate

  • Made from composite wood materials
  • Resists scratches, moisture & wear, all while being easy to clean
  • Up to 50% less expensive to install, snapping together easily for DIY projects

What type of laminate styles are there?

Styles of laminate flooring

Laminate is an affordable way to get the look of the wood or tile flooring you’ve been dreaming off. At Shans Carpets & Fine Flooring, you’ll find a variety of plank and tile sizes and styles that look and feel just like natural wood, stone or ceramic tile, which can be installed with or without adhesive.

We offer smooth and hand-scraped wood textures in wide or thin planks, so you can make a statement with your new laminate floors!

For more information about the many styles and brands we carry, such as Shaw Floors, visit our Houston showroom and warehouse today and chat with a Shans Carpets & Fine Flooring expert. We’re proud to serve Houston and the greater Metro area with quality, affordable products.

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