Laminate flooring is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a durable, affordable, and low-maintenance option flooring that is highly resistant to scratches, stains, and moisture. It comes in a variety of colors and patterns and is an environmentally friendly choice.
Brands We Carry
Galaflex is an authorized dealer of the following brands, which we have selected for high product quality.
Ever since we rolled out the first Mohawk carpets in 1878, we’ve built quality into every flooring product we make. Today, we continue that tradition with revolutionary product innovation, award-winning design and a talented team dedicated to outstanding service.
Worry less about what life throws at you. TORLYS Laminate’s exceptionally durable material is designed to withstand an active household while being virtually indistinguishable from hardwood – for a fraction of the price.
With an Evoke floor, you don’t have to worry – Go ahead and live it up – Evoke, flooring that can take it.
A water-resistant bathroom floor, a lively living room or a resilient kitchen floor: Quick Step’s laminate collection has a solution for everything you’d ever need.
Why choose laminate?
In the past, laminate flooring had a reputation for looking artificial and low-quality. However, with advances in technology and manufacturing, laminate flooring now comes in a wide range of styles, colors, and textures that truly mimics the look of natural materials like hardwood, stone, and tile. Some laminate flooring options even have textured surfaces that make them look and feel more like real wood or stone. Stop by our showroom and we can show you how these compare. If you’re trying to choose between laminate versus vinyl or hardwood, below are some of the factors you should consider:
When it comes to choosing between laminate flooring and vinyl flooring, there are several factors to consider. Both types of flooring have their own advantages and disadvantages, and the choice ultimately depends on your personal preferences, budget, and specific needs.
Here are some reasons why you might choose laminate flooring over vinyl:
Durability: Laminate flooring is generally more durable and scratch-resistant than vinyl flooring, making it a good choice for high-traffic areas or homes with pets and children.
Realistic look: Laminate flooring often mimics the look of hardwood or natural stone more accurately than vinyl flooring, thanks to its photographic layer. Some laminate flooring even has textured surfaces that can make it look and feel more realistic.
Easy to install: Laminate flooring is usually easier to install than vinyl flooring. Most laminate flooring comes in click-together planks or tiles that can be installed without the need for adhesives.
Price: Laminate flooring is generally less expensive than vinyl flooring, making it a good choice for budget-conscious homeowners.
Maintenance: Laminate flooring is relatively easy to maintain and clean. It doesn’t require waxing or polishing, and spills can be wiped up with a damp cloth.
Of course, there are also advantages to choosing vinyl flooring over laminate, such as its water-resistant properties and softer feel underfoot. Ultimately, the decision depends on your individual preferences and needs.
Choosing between laminate flooring and hardwood flooring depends on several factors, including personal preferences, budget, and lifestyle. Here are some reasons why you might choose laminate flooring over hardwood:
Cost: Laminate flooring is generally less expensive than hardwood flooring, making it a more budget-friendly option for homeowners who want the look of wood without the high price tag.
Durability: Laminate flooring is more durable than hardwood flooring and is less prone to scratches and dents. It’s a good choice for high-traffic areas or homes with pets and children.
Easy to maintain: Laminate flooring is relatively easy to clean and maintain. It doesn’t require waxing or polishing, and spills can be wiped up with a damp cloth.
Easy to install: Laminate flooring is usually easier to install than hardwood flooring. Most laminate flooring comes in click-together planks or tiles that can be installed without the need for adhesives.
Variety of styles: Laminate flooring comes in a wide range of styles, colors, and patterns that can mimic the look of hardwood or other types of flooring. It’s easy to find a laminate flooring option that matches your decor and personal style.
However, there are also advantages to choosing hardwood flooring over laminate, such as its natural beauty, timeless appeal, and ability to be sanded and refinished. Ultimately, the decision depends on your individual preferences and needs.
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“Galaflex was our last stop while visiting flooring stores in Richmond. I’m so glad we didn’t skip it because we probably could have purchased Mirage flooring in other places, but it was Peter who made all the difference. I can’t tell you how hard working this person is, how knowledgeable and informative and how much his assistance made all the difference while installing our new floors. The quality of the product we purchased from Galaflex is superior and the experience could not be overlooked here. We are extremely pleased with the price, quality and customer service at Galaflex.”
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