Benefits of 3 Strip Laminate Flooring
The key benefits of installing laminate are that it replicates the look of a solid wood floor but is less susceptible to damage from water, chemicals, and falling objects. Other benefits include…
It can be laid quickly. If you think about it, you can cut the installation time by three times because you effectively lay three planks in one go. Since the 3 strip boards are broader, it gives it a more stable feel once it is laid. Installing 3 Strip laminate can also reduce the risk of gaps appearing between the planks over time.
Illusion of Space
3-strip planks are ideal if you are laying it in a small room as it can give the illusion that the room is more spacious. A real benefit if you want to maximise space in your living area.
It is often less expensive compared to other types of flooring. So, if you’re looking for a budget-friendly option, 3 Strip laminate might be just what you are looking for.
3 Strip Installation Advice
Decide who is going to fit the laminate. Are you going to roll up your sleeves and fit it yourself, or are you going to employ the services of a professional fitter? Using a qualified professional does have some advantages, but if you are going to install it yourself, read our installation guide and consider these helpful tips…
- Installing boards to run parallel to the longest wall instantly creates the impression of a bigger space.
- Although not a standard method, some believe that laying the boards diagonally gives the illusion of a bigger space by deceiving the eye into believing that the room is of a greater size.
- Opting for a chevron-style finish that is uniform in colour can impact how the room feels in size. This option is not only classically timeless in its aesthetic but can make you feel like you are in a larger room.
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The Best Rooms For 3 Strip Laminate
It’s the ideal solution for any style interior or room. 3 strip can help give the room a more elegant, contemporary feel. Smaller size bedrooms, bathrooms, living, and dining rooms will all benefit from using 3 strip laminate, especially if your primary aim is to create the feeling of space.
If you are installing laminate in several rooms simultaneously, do consider keeping the colour uniform throughout. If all the rooms are on the less spacious side, the continuity of colour and finish will further enhance the feeling of space in the area. Find more advice in our room suitability guide.
Wherever you plan to install this type of laminate, it will create a beautiful new look to your home. Not only does it feel and act like natural wood, but it also has the durability of laminate. You really can’t go wrong with 3 strip laminate flooring. Order your samples today to take a closer look.