Published at Wednesday, 23 August 2017 by Roesia Bonnet in Kitchen Floor, with total 35 pictures.
Choose the cork that best suits your budget and needs. Thicker floors are better insulators, and denser floors are more durable. Cork flooring can be installed—glued or floating—over flat surfaces, including wood and concrete. A plywood underlayment at least 1/4 inch thick is recommended and required when installing over existing floors.
Bamboo comes in a range of construction styles. Horizontal construction features strips laid flat to showcases the grass stalk's "knuckles" for a richly grained appearance. Vertical construction features strips turned sideways for a clean, contemporary look.
But when it comes to today's high-end options, even experts can have a hard time distinguishing high-end laminates from the real thing. Laminate is constructed of four layers of material fused together: a melamine wear layer, a high-resolution photo, a dense core board, and a melamine backing layer. Laminate is extremely durable, withstanding cooking spills, heavy traffic, and pets' paws.