Waterproof Laminate Flooring

Keep your spaces looking updated and attractive with new flooring from Metro Flooring Contractors. We offer waterproof laminate flooring that can give you the appearance of traditional wood without the cost or upkeep requirements. Learn more about our water-resistant laminate flooring options for your home or business.

What Is Waterproof Laminate?

Waterproof laminate is synthetic flooring that repels water and replicates the look of real hardwood floors. Laminate flooring comes in planks with features that simulate natural wood, including graining, knotholes and marks. These planks lock together to create a smooth surface and allow easy installation. Since it won’t swell or warp when exposed to water, unlike natural wood, waterproof laminate flooring is an excellent option for those who want the look of hardwood without the maintenance.

Water-resistant laminate has a core layer made of dense fiberboard combined with resins to help the flooring resist swelling. It also has watertight joints to inhibit water seeping through the areas where the planks lock together. For even more protection, a water-repellent seal on the surface layer works to prevent moisture and spills from seeping into the core.

Is Waterproof Laminate Right for Me?

While a new floor can enhance any room, you want to consider the pros and cons of waterproof laminate flooring before you decide where to install it. A few of laminate’s advantages include:

  • Improved moisture resistance: Waterproof laminate features components specifically designed to help prevent moisture from seeping into the floor. This characteristic makes it an excellent choice for kitchens, bathrooms or laundry rooms.
  • Realistic wood appearance: This flooring type provides the elegant look and feel of hardwood floors with the added benefit of water resistance.
  • Easy cleaning and maintenance: Laminate flooring is easy to maintain. With regular sweeping and occasional mopping, you can ensure your floors last for a long time. 
  • Affordability: Waterproof laminate flooring is a cost-effective option for a natural hardwood look at a lower price.

As with any type of flooring, waterproof laminate has drawbacks as well. The primary disadvantage of this flooring is the sound quality. If you install laminate floors on an uneven surface without an underlayment, the floors could sound hollow underfoot.

Explore Our Brands for Waterproof Laminate Flooring

At Metro Flooring Contractors, we provide home and business owners with high-quality flooring services, from a transparent buying process to streamlined floor installation. We carry the top brands including Quick-Step and Mannington to offer you the best water-resistant laminate flooring options on the market.

Begin exploring your options for new laminate flooring by scheduling a free in-home estimate with us today.