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What Is Embossed Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring has been widely used for various applications in our daily life and its beautiful appearance attracts more and more consumers striding forward into laminate flooring market.Many people use laminate flooring instead of real wood floor not only because of its low price, but also the wood effects that laminate presents. If you think this effect only relies on those wood imitation color papers then you are wrong because laminate flooring surface also affects the final looking largely.

There are many surface types circulating in laminate market presently, for instance, wood grain, embossed, high gloss, etc. Among all of them embossed laminate flooring gets increasingly popular for its stereo effect with concave and convex veins. So what is embossed laminate flooring?

Embossed laminate flooring is laminate with embossed surface design mainly presented by lines of stereo wood veins. According to the density of those veins, embossed laminate flooring is divided into small embossed, middle embossed and large embossed laminate flooring. All those flooring surfaces are accomplished during hot pressing procedure in production. Different flooring surfaces are realized by changing relative surface steel board.
You may get them clearly from the photos below.

small embossed laminate flooring
Small Embossed Laminate Flooring

middle embossed laminate flooring
Middle Embossed Laminate Flooring

large embossed laminate flooring
Large Embossed Laminate Flooring

Embossed laminate flooring can be matched with any decor color per your favor, but professionally speaking, better with wood series colors. Because those wood imitation textures of embossed surface will help to express wood colors in a natural way. Here we recommend estate oak color with embossed surface to decorate your kitchen floor. This estate oak laminate flooring is featured by rustic feeling which will fulfill your kitchen with natural and rural scent absolutely.

Three Points Consumers Concern About Laminate Flooring

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.

flooring surfaces

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.

Laminate Flooring AC Levels

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.

Pine Laminate Flooring

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.