Laminate flooring is not real wood, it just imitates the look of it.
No because the old floor is also floating.
Laminate flooring comes in a few different forms. One can get planks, tiles or squares and it mimics the look of wood, tile or stone. Each side has either a tongue or groove for easy installation.
You can but its not advisable as glue is needed to stick the laminate flooring down and it will ruin the wood beneath.
Many types of floors being offered by websites advertising discount wood flooring. A few examples are hardwood flooring, bamboo flooring, ceramic tile and laminate flooring.
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According to www.home-style-choices.com laminate flooring is cheaper than real wood floors and you can also choose laminate flooring that looks like real wood but without the cost or upkeep.
laminate floor is floating, ie it is hooked to itself and is not attached to subfloor - wood flooring is nailed to subfloor, usually thru the tongue .. you must then finish the wood flooring, and laminate already has its finish..
If the wood laminate flooring was well placed by a professional and well treated, it should be very durable. beside of the beauty of this type of flooring, it is also durable.
There are many companies and websites that offer great deals on laminate wood flooring. Some of these companies that offer flooring are Flooring Liquidators and BuildDirect.
Laminate flooring is a better choice with dogs and children because it is more resistant to scratches and moisture than real wood flooring.
Laminate wood flooring does nothing for the resale value of the home. Real wood flooring will increase the value of the home and is a great investment. (fastfloors.com, www.fastfloors.com/content_6Real-Wood_or_Laminate_Flooring_Im_lost.htm)