HomeAdvisor's Flooring Guide explains the differences between laminate and engineered hardwood and reviews the pros and cons of each. Explore which is better for kitchens, basements based on cost, resale value, durability, and more.
Hardwood flooring versus laminate flooring and which is best for your situation
When investing in a new floor, many homeowners are faced with a choice between hardwood and laminate. The difference between these two types of floors can be confusing at first, which is why we put together a simple guide that compares hardwood against laminate, highlighting the pros and cons of each floor type in terms of appearance
Hardwood flooring is made from natural, durable woods that can last a long time when maintained properly. Laminate flooring is much cheaper than hardwood but will not last as long.
Hardwood and laminate are great flooring options. Learn which is best for your next flooring project.