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Faux Brick Laminate Flooring
Laminate flooring is a versatile product that allows you to achieve the look of a variety of natural materials, without having to worry about the maintenance or care considerations associated with those choices. This is important in commercial applications where you want flooring that can stand up to traffic and stains, while still maintaining an authentic look.
In this restaurant laminate tiles have been laid in rows of red and gray, simulating the look of slate and brick materials installed... side by side. These colors compliment the rose touched wood of the chairs, which the material facade matched the informal ambiance of the entire restaurant.Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Faux Natural Hardwood Laminate Dining Room Flooring
One of the most popular uses for laminate floors is to simulate the look of a natural hardwood floor, while still maintaining the ease of use and maintenance associated with laminates. The result is a floor which is visually indistinguishable from real hardwood materials, but which is far superior in strength, durability, and ease of maintenance.
The laminate flooring in this dining room has been manufactured to be highly distinct, giving it a life-like quality which allows it to achieve a sense... of formal elegance. Rather than looking like a knock off, the floor actually blends seamlessly into the style of the space, complimenting the hardwood chair and dining set.
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Laminate Sun Room Floors
One of the advantages of laminate flooring is that it is resistant to most environmental staining agents including dirt, UV sun rays, and most moisture penetration. This makes it a popular material for hallways, entryways, and in this case, a wide open sun room.
Here the laminate planks match seamlessly with the teak furnishings to create an oasis of sun and light that uses the best elements of both the interior and the exterior world. The natural grain features in the floor accurately simulate... hardwood characteristics, making this entire room feel like a natural setting. And yet the floor itself will be more resistant to staining and easier to maintain than an actual hardwood surface would be.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Golden Oak Laminate Dining Room Floor
Laminate flooring has the ability to simulate any wood color, grain, or style, and sometimes it can even improve on nature a little bit. Here we see a faux hardwood laminate in a golden oak finish, treated with “vibrant finish” a process which makes the colors and features in the material pop out at you. The result is a simulated hardwood that looks more like the real product than the actual wood does.
In this kitchen setting the lighter colored laminate is matched to gold oak stained chairs, and... is then paired with a multicolored stone and glass dinette table. The cushions on the chairs provide just a hint of pastel color, giving the room a sense of light and airy illumination.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Smoky Red Oak Bedroom Laminate Flooring
Laminate flooring can do more than simulating just the look of natural hardwood. With embossed planks, the manufacturers can actually work the texture of the real material into the faux face of each laminate piece. While this does not perfectly replicate the feel of the texture of the material, it will replicate the appearance of that texture.
In this bedroom, a smoky red oak stained laminate with a highly patterned surface has been installed against a stone facade wall with a fireplace and... matched with red and gray accents to create a room with a dark, intimate appeal. The floor planks contain beveled edges, which give them the textured appearance of real hardwood planks.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Highly Patterned Living Room Laminate Floor Pictures
In this picture we see a highly detailed faux hardwood laminate floor installed in a living room setting. The floor has such a unique surface pattern that it dominates the visual attention of the space, drawing the eyes downwards. This is complimented by the use of stout furnishings, in simple, matched colors, to create a concerted whole throughout the entire room.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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Weathered Laminate Plank Flooring
Not all laminate floors have to look brand new. This material can also achieve the aged, weathered look that is gaining popularity in modern design styles. In this picture, we see a distressed faux hardwood, that combines the sleek perfection of laminate with the personality and visual characteristics of an ancient weathered floor.
The advantage of this is that you don't have to wait for the floor to weather, but can achieve that look instantly. You also don't have to worry about the... degradation problems that often occur with real hardwood floors that have been around long enough to take on an aged appearance.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Faux Clay Laminate Kitchen Tiles
The look of a variety of natural stone materials can be captured in the decorative layer of laminate flooring materials. In this picture, a kitchen has been outfitted with Mojave faux slate laminate tiles, that give the floor a natural, multicolored look. This heavily patterned material is matched with simple black and white kitchen accessories, creating an interplay of dynamic energies.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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High Gloss Laminate Floor Planks
The finish on your floor is going to affect how it looks, and how real it looks. In this picture we see a laminate floor treated with a high gloss finish that gives it a glistening sheen which glows slightly from the outside illumination. While this does give the room an attractive, sophisticated look, it also detracts from the reality of the faux wood floor, making it look slightly less real.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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White Quartzite Laundry Room Laminates
This is a close up image of a faux stone laminate floor installed in a laundry room. Here you can see the embossed texture on the surface of the material, giving it the appearance of real stone. The grout lines also dip beneath the surface of the tile, giving them an authentic appearance as well.
Laminate tiles are often sold in sheets which are installed over underlayment, and which click together. In some cases, you may be required to use a small amount of adhesive to ensure that the individual... tiles remain bonded to one another.