With the continuous improvement of laminate flooring technique, more and more consumers would like to select laminate flooring as their decoration material. According to flooring manufacturers in China, the top three points that customers concern most can be concluded as follows.
Firstly, the surface types of floors. Consumers usually have an initial plan about how they will design the room and with what decoration effect it will be. Following their actual needs, they will come to select surfaces. There are about 12 surface types existing in the market, either rough or smooth. Among them, embossed laminate flooring is quite popular because the concave and convex textures make it more similar to real wood floor. Embossed laminate flooring is divided into three types according to the texture density and distance; they are small embossed, middle embossed and large embossed laminate flooring. Consumers could make practical procurement as per their needs.
Secondly, the wearing resistance layer of laminate flooring. European standards divide the wearing resistance layer into 5 different levels according to the wear-resisting revolutions, which are AC1, AC2, AC3, AC4 and AC5. The higher the level is, the better the wear resistance performance acts. Normally speaking, AC4 laminate flooring is proper for commercial use and it is hotly welcomed by shopping mall, office and other public places where there will be more traffic. While for residential use like living room, bed room, AC3 will be good enough.
Thirdly, the colors that laminate floorings appear. With advanced design and printing techniques, more and more imitating wood colors are created. You may find wood colors like pine, cherry, maple and walnut; you also could get cloth or stone colors. While generally speaking, wood colors are more popular, especially pine wood colors. Recently, more than 5 customers have enquired our knotty pine laminate flooring because they think the knotty design and color tone are quite similar to real pine wood.
Above are three aspects that consumers concern. Of course, they may have other considerations such as the waterproof performance, the size and thickness. No matter what they care about, manufacturers are pleased to meet their needs because the customer is god.