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Big Country

Material cost
$397.00

Please select a colour first and then a room size below for an estimate of material cost only.

Please note that any costs provided on this website are intended to be a guide only. For carpet and flooring, these are based on preset room sizes and do not include underlay, installation or freight.

For an accurate quote, please contact your local store.

As the name suggest, Big Country draws on the vast, rugged beauty of our bold Australian landscape reflected not only in the striking colour palette but the floorboards of substantial length and width.

Super long 2200mm boards are balanced by 193mm width and 12mm thickness creating an impression of robust size and strength befitting homes of considerable stature. When coupled with a finish which replicates beautiful Australian hardwood timbers, you have laminate flooring that can hold its own in any setting, from a city apartment to a sprawling country homestead.

The natural, warm hues will bring all the glory of natural Australian timbers into your home, while the mid-tone shades provide easy colour coordination with your home décor. Their incredible likeness to the great Australian outdoors offer cool, ash tones very on-trend within today’s home decorating styles.

Type Laminate
Length 2200mm
Width 193mm
Thickness 12mm
Budget $

Warranty Information

25 Year Limited (Lifetime) Structural Warranty Big Country Laminate flooring is provided with a 25 Year Limited Lifetime Structural Warranty to cover the performance and appearance of the plank from delamination, splitting and geometry that would affect the planks assembly and in-service performance. More detailed warranty information can be downloaded here.

Care Instructions

This is a high-quality, prefinished laminate flooring product that will not require any special treatment directly after installation. It is important to note that regular care and maintenance responsibilities are required to better preserve your floor. If you follow these general cleaning and required maintenance guidelines your new floor will perform as intended for many years to come. The installation, care & maintenance guide can be downloaded here.

Laminate as a flooring solution

Floating laminate flooring provides an affordable, easy to install and easy to clean alternative to other types of flooring. Laminate floors offer the aesthetic beauty of real timber along with many practical benefits for a long term, visually appealing flooring solution.

Carpet Court provide many fine flooring products to suit your environment, lifestyle, budget and home décor style. While we all love the look of woodgrain floors, the luxury of authentic timber flooring isn’t affordable to everyone which is why laminate floating flooring along with vinyl, multi-layer hybrid and bamboo are popular floor coverings suited to many family budgets.

Floating laminate flooring has core layers of high-density fibreboard beneath a photographic woodgrain layer and multiple coats of clear, protective lacquer. As with all floating flooring, laminate floors are not fixed to the subfloor like carpet or tiles, but to each other using a click and lock system.

What are the pros and cons of laminate flooring?

Laminate floating floors offer a high level of resilience which is ideal for active family living. It is scratch, stain and fade resistant while being durable and easy to clean. Laminate flooring makes a great DIY project for the budding home handyman because of the simple ‘click and lock together’ design which makes it easy to install.

In comparison to other types of flooring, laminate isn’t suited to wet areas such as bathroom and laundry, and kitchen spills need to be cleaned up promptly. If you want flooring to suit your entire home including the wet areas, 100% waterproof multi-layer hybrid is a more suitable option.

Scratch-proof types of flooring such as laminate are the perfect solution for family homes with pets and young children, also offering hygienic and hypoallergenic properties. Its affordability and easy-care maintenance make it a top choice for family homes.

One of our favourites is the warm and welcoming Big Country laminate flooring collection.

Does Big Country have a natural timber look?

As the name suggest, Big Country draws on the vast, rugged beauty of our bold Australian landscapes reflected not only in the striking colour palette but in the planks’ substantial length and width.

Big Country floors offer super long 2200mm boards perfectly balanced by 193mm width and 12mm thickness. Big Country creates a strong and robust impression befitting Australian homes of considerable stature. When coupled with a finish replicating natural Australian hardwoods, you have laminate flooring which stands firm in any setting, from a city apartment to a sprawling country homestead.

The natural, warm hues of Eastern Ranges Blackbutt and Clarence River Spotted Gum will bring all the glory of authentic Australian timbers into your home, while the mid-tone shades of Paperbark and Stony Desert provide easy colour coordination with your home décor. Saltbush and Evening Storm have incredible likeness to the great Australian outdoors and Shale Grey along with Chalkers Ridge offer ash tones totally trending within today’s interior styles.

How hardwearing is Big Country laminate floating flooring?

As tough as old boots, Big Country comes with an amazing 25 year limited lifetime structural warranty, reflecting the progressive technology built into laminate flooring products. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions regarding installation, maintenance and care to ensure your laminate floating floors remain in tip-top shape for a lifetime of family-friendly use.

Do laminate floors scratch easily?

Laminate floating flooring has coatings of lacquer creating a hardwearing protective surface which is highly scratch resistant. This durable floor covering will deliver many years of supreme performance in the busiest of family homes.

What is a good thickness for laminate flooring?

Carpet Court’s quality laminate flooring products range in plank length, width and thickness, so it pays to consider the specific properties of all the collections in order to determine which laminate flooring product is the most suited to your home environment, lifestyle and budget. The laminate floating flooring collections range from 8mm thickness right up to Big Country’s robust 12mm thickness.

Are laminate floating floors affordable flooring options?

Laminate is a great floor covering for anyone wanting the natural visual appeal of real timber floors minus the price tag. Laminate floor coverings varies in price, but our helpful online budget indicator displays which are in our most affordable category ($) and which are slightly more expensive ($$ to $$$).

Along with the ability to peruse products within their pricing categories, you can utilise our handy online price estimator for an indication of what the product itself might cost. Of course the total cost is dependent on the area you wish to cover, but you can select the colour of your preferred products and enter an approximate room size to gain an estimate of the product cost, exclusive of underlay and installation costs. Try it – you might be pleasantly surprised how affordable laminate floating flooring is!

Given their excellent durability you can expect laminate floating floors to be a very affordable flooring option in the long term. And if you’re a bit of a handyperson, laminate floating floors are easy to install so you can save on installation costs too!

Are laminate floating floors easy to maintain?

Absolutely! They are a low-maintenance, easy to clean flooring solution perfectly suited to busy family homes.

A sweep with an indoor broom, a swipe with the vacuum cleaner or a swish with a damp microfiber mop will have your laminate floors looking spick and span. Clean up inevitable spills promptly by wiping with a damp cloth and drying afterwards to avoid damage to your laminate floating flooring.