DuPont RealTouch Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring
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What Is It?

Embossing Is Shallow

Other Features

  • JointGuard: Nothing special here. JointGuard is nothing more than a glueless locking system that snaps pieces into place - found in many other brands of laminate flooring.
  • Comfort Underlayment: Once again, a non-issue. Comfort Underlayment is a pre-attached underlayment that "reduces noise and eliminates one step of the installation process..." according to the manufacturer website. Putting down underlayment is not a difficult step, and many varieties of RealTouch do not offer this feature. And apparently, Canadians are out of luck for receiving this feature, for some reason.
  • InterPlank Design: wood grain continues uninterrupted across planks.

RealTouch has other features that are easily found in other types of laminiate flooring, such as microbeveling and multi-directional design. Homeowners have reported having troubles installing the product, citing the snap-together, JointGuard feature as one of the problems. Going with a DuPont product as opposed to some off-brand will be more costly, too, so I recommend that you take a look at it in person before ordering up 50 cartons of the stuff online.