Designing Your New Home? 4 Reasons You Need Waterproof Laminate Flooring

17 January 2020
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

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One of the great things about building your own home is that you get to individualize every aspect of the design, including the flooring. If you're in the process of choosing the flooring, you might think that you need to choose different flooring for each room of the house. However, that's not the case, especially when you choose waterproof laminate flooring. One of the great things about laminate flooring is that it comes in a wide variety of color and design options, which means you can get a different look throughout the house. If you're not sure how waterproof laminate flooring will benefit each room of your home, here is some information that will help. 

Quick Cleanup of Kitchen Messes

If your family is like most, there's a lot of time spent in the kitchen. Between the cooking and the cleaning, your kitchen floor is exposed to a great deal of moisture. In addition to that type of moisture, you also need to worry about leaks that can come from your dishwasher and refrigerator. Unfortunately, moisture can can cause problems for some flooring. Luckily, waterproof laminate flooring isn't like other flooring. You can wipe wet kitchen messes right up without damaging your flooring. 

Protection Against Bathroom Moisture and Odor

When it comes to the bathroom, you have to worry about water messes and other types of liquid messes, especially if you have kids. You never know when they're going to overflow the bathtub or miss while they're aiming for the toilet. Unfortunately, both types of liquid messes can spell disaster for your bathroom floor, especially if you've chosen the wrong type of flooring. With waterproof laminate flooring, water can be cleaned up quickly when the bathtub overflows, and urine odors won't get absorbed. That means your flooring is protected against water damage and urine odors. 

Family-Friendly Flooring for Family Room

Water messes might not come to mind when you think about your family room, but they should; especially if you have kids and pets. Kids and pets can track in an assortment of watery messes. During the summer, they may track in water from the sprinklers or from the pool. During the winter, they may track in mud and snow when they come in from playing. Unfortunately, those types of messes can be hard to clean up if you have carpeting in the family room. With waterproof laminate flooring, you won't need to worry about the mess. It will all come clean with a damp mop. 

Provide Added Water Protection for Laundry Room

Finally, when planning your new laundry room, don't pass up the opportunity to include waterproof laminate flooring. This type of flooring will resist damage caused by wet clothes and the occasional leaky washing machine.