Laminate is a universal floor covering. It can be used in a variety of rooms. Material characteristics should be selected individually, in accordance with future operating conditions. In the hallway, the laminate can also be laid, not only on the floor, but also on the walls. This finish is very practical and looks attractive. If you choose the right laminate, the result will delight the owners for a long time.
When planning an arrangement in the hallway of a laminated floor, it is worthwhile to study all the pros and cons of this solution in advance. The advantages of the laminate include an attractive appearance. There are a lot of color options on the market. The material can be selected for any style, because its textures and colors can be extremely diverse. If it is planned to lay the material on the floor, it is better not to consider glossy and varnished options, since such a coating can be slippery. The matte and embossed laminate for the hallway floor is much better.
Laminated boards are resistant to wear and are very durable. The recommended wear resistance class for the entryway is thirty-third or thirty-fourth. A very convenient feature of the material is its layering. Several layers create a sufficient level of insulation so that the floor surface always remains warm.
When choosing a laminate for a hallway, there should be no difficulties if you study in advance the basic parameters of this material.
The optimal ratio of price and quality, as mentioned above, is possessed by the thirty-third and thirty-fourth class of laminate. The point loads that are characteristic of the hallway, such a material transfers well.
For the hallway, moisture resistant varieties of the laminate should be purchased. Lamellas are impregnated with special moisture-proofing compounds in the factory. Material with such protection can tolerate even elevated humidity levels, periodic puddles from shoes and wet cleaning will not be able to harm him.
Strength indicators and insulation level depend on the thickness of the lamellas. The best indicator for the hallway is seven to eight millimeters. This thickness will be enough to ensure a long service life, protection from noise and cold.
The cost of the material depends not only on quality, but also on the manufacturer. The best indicators are products of Belgian, Austrian and German companies.