Affordable laminate floors offer the luxurious look and hard-wearing durability of natural timber without the price tag. These floating floors imitate many beautiful European and Australian woodgrains such as Oak, Spotted Gum, Jarrah and Blackbutt and are easy to install over existing flooring.
Laminate floors are a hygienic and low-maintenance choice for family homes, investment properties and commercial properties including office spaces. Browse our range of laminate floors and other flooring solutions at your local store in VIC, NSW, QLD, ACT, WA, NT or SA.
What is laminate flooring?
Laminate floors provide the visual appeal of real timber floors for a fraction of the price.
Laminate flooring comprises several core layers of hardwearing, high-density fibreboard (HDF) with a photographic woodgrain layer and multiple top coats of clear, durable, protective resins.
Popular with DIY-ers, laminate floors are easy to install using a click-together method of joining the boards in a floating floor fashion.
What is the best laminate flooring to buy?
When choosing the best laminate floorboards for your home or office, consider your environment and budget.
At Carpet Court we have an extensive laminate flooring collection from leading manufacturers with varied finishes, woodgrains, colours, water resistance properties and prices. Browse the full range and chat to the helpful team at your local store to determine the best laminate flooring to buy.
What are the benefits of laminate flooring?
- Who doesn’t love the natural beauty of authentic timber flooring? But while there is no denying the aesthetic appeal, the cost of genuine timber floorboards can be prohibitive for many. Laminate offers the same beautiful look for a fraction of the price!
- Laminate floating floors are affordable, scratch, dent and stain resistant. They are also hygienic, easy to clean and low maintenance.
- High durability, water resistance and resilience means laminate flooring is an ideal flooring choice for active family homes which attract a lot of foot traffic.
- Easy click-together installation system makes laminate floating floors a fabulous DIY project. It also means they offer relatively low professional installation costs if you chose to use our professional installers.
How much will it cost to hire someone to install laminate flooring?
Laminate floors are relatively quick to install. Of course the cost of installation is determined by the size of the area, so if you would like a free measure and quote to install laminate flooring in your home or office, contact us here or call 1300 CARPET.
Will laminate flooring last well in my home?
Carpet Court’s high quality laminate flooring collections come with a generous residential wear warranty. When installed and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, laminate flooring lasts well beyond the average time that home owners spend in a property before moving.
Laminate floating floors are a popular choice throughout Australia, particularly in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane homes due to their durability and water resistant properties.
Laminate floors are also a popular choice for family homes in South Australia, Western Australia, the ACT, the Northern Territory and Tasmania.
Where should I use laminate flooring in my home?
While some laminate floors such as Florence Laminate products are water resistant and can be laid throughout the home, others aren't entirely suitable for wet areas such as bathrooms and laundries.
Laminate is well suited to high traffic areas of the home such as hallways, kitchens and living rooms. They are also hygienic and hypoallergenic floor coverings for bedrooms. Add cosy rugs for warmth and noise insulation, and you have a stylish and elegant bedroom or living room floor.
Does Carpet Court do laminate flooring?
Absolutely! Carpet Court have an extensive range of laminate floors in beautiful woodgrain finishes. For contemporary homes, classic homes, heritage homes and office spaces there are fresh and lively natural oak designs to be found in many collections including the Florence Laminate, Florence Plus, Florence XL collections.
How do I find the closest laminate flooring store to me?
As Australia's largest flooring retailer, it's easy to find a Carpet Court store with an extensive range of laminate floors near you. Just click here!
What is a laminate finish?
Laminate is a composite product with a very hard-wearing finish. Carpet Court offers an extensive selection of laminate flooring options in a range of colours and styles to suit every budget.
Timber, carpet or laminate - what choice do I make?
Carpet Court stores have an extensive range of floor coverings including timber, vinyl flooring, hybrid flooring, laminate and carpet. If you're unsure which to choose visit the expert staff at your local Carpet Court store for advice.
Versatile, attractive and affordable laminate flooring is the ideal flooring choice for areas of the home which attract a lot of foot traffic, such as kitchens, hallways and living areas.
A popular DIY project, laminate floating floors are easy to install using a click-together method of joining the floorboards.
The hardwearing, cost-effective and visually appealing properties of laminate make it a popular flooring solution for any home or office.
What are the pros and cons of laminate wood flooring?
Laminate wood flooring is the perfect choice for high traffic areas of busy family homes and commercial spaces.
The pros of laminate flooring include:
- Scratch and dent resistance,
- quicker and faster to lay,
- visual appeal,
- durable wear layer,
- water resistant properties.
The cons? Perhaps just one! Not ALL laminate floors are water resistant so it is a hardwood flooring option which can't always be laid throughout the entire home.
How many years does laminate flooring last?
Many of Carpet Court’s laminate flooring products offer a 25-year residential wear warranty! If laminate flooring is correctly installed on your subfloor and cared for, it will last for many years in busy family homes.
Check out our Cleaning & Care Guide for tips on maintaining your laminate floors.
Your nearest Australia-wide Carpet Court showroom will provide for a free measure and quote for all laminate floor coverings.