Laminate vs Hybrid Flooring | What’s The Difference?


Hi, Ian from Parrys Flooring Solutions here.

One of the biggest questions we get at Parrys from our customers is hard flooring and the different sorts of hard flooring you can get, especially floating floors. Now, floating floors come traditionally in the old laminate.

Laminate has been around for about 30 years, timber looks much cheaper than the real timber, click system that joins together, easy to install, easy to lay, comes in great colours, scratch resistant, very, very tough floors.

The new kid on the block, its elder brother, is now the hybrid flooring. Hybrid flooring looks exactly the same as laminate, comes with all the same decors, clicking systems, joins together easy to do yourself and wet these floors as much as you want.

It’s wrapped in vinyl, made with a solid composite structure inside, fantastic flooring.

So at the end of the day, if you’re interested in any of our floating floors, come down to one of our Parrys stores. Ask our experts about floating floors, laminate versus hybrid.

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Ian Minotti

About Ian Minotti

Ian is a renowned floor covering expert in product knowledge and installation. He is specialized in all types of floor coverings for many years and his knowledge in the industry is exceptional. Feel free to ask Ian any floor covering question you may have.

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