It’s important to know about what is covered by the manufacturer when you purchase hardwood floors. There are a several different classes of warranties available from hardwood flooring product manufacturers, and each one provides different kinds of coverage and limitations.
Obviously, carpet makes a wonderful home companion for those who live in the northern climes, but if you happen to live in a very tropical climate you should not discount carpet as a possibility for your home.
There are four main elements in laminate flooring that are bonded together.First is an impervious surface made of resin based melamine/aluminum oxide. This surface is then bonded to a core made of wood composition that is moisture resistant. A balancing backing is bonded to the underside of the core. On the top of a clear cap sheet of aluminum oxide, which provides the protection and stain resistance.