Enjoy Modern Living with American Flooring

When it comes to versatile and cost-effective flooring options, laminate plank and vinyl wood planks stand out as excellent choices from American Flooring. Laminate plank flooring mimics the look of natural wood but offers easier maintenance and a more budget-friendly price point. It's an ideal option for spaces where you desire the warmth of wood without the upkeep. On the other hand, vinyl wood planks offer remarkable water resistance, making them suitable for areas prone to moisture, such as bathrooms and kitchens. Both options provide a range of styles and finishes, allowing you to customize your space to fit your design vision. Browse the collections today as well as the matching molding and trims. 

  • Lakeview Chelan L120
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  • Lakeview Erie L119
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  • Lakeview Silverwood L118
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  • Lakeview Folsom L117
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  • Lakeview Havasu L116
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  • Lakeview Liberty L115
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  • Lakeview Flathead L114
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  • Lakeview Mile lacs L113
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  • Lakeview Martin L112
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  • Lakeview Echo L111
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  • Aqua Tech Plus Champlain T385
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  • Aqua Tech Plus Superior T384
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  • Aqua Tech Plus Ozarks T383
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  • Aqua Tech Plus Michigan T382
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  • Aqua Tech Plus Powell T381
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  • Aqua Tech Shasta T292
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  • Paramount Diamond P858
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  • Paramount Sapphire P855
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  • Paramount Coral P852
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  • AMERICAN FLOORING LAMINATE PLANK: A BLEND OF STYLE AND PRACTICALITY

    Laminate plank flooring from American Flooring is a testament to the perfect blend of style and practicality. Designed to emulate the natural beauty of hardwood, these laminate planks offer a visually appealing alternative that captures the essence of various wood species. From oak to maple, the range of available finishes allows homeowners to bring a touch of nature into their living spaces. 

    What sets laminate plank apart is its layered construction, which consists of a durable wear layer, a high-resolution photographic layer, a dense core board, and a stabilizing backing layer. This multi-layered design contributes to the flooring's resilience and longevity. Laminate plank flooring is also known for its ease of installation. Most products in this category feature a click-lock system, enabling seamless and glue-free assembly. This feature not only speeds up the installation process but also makes it accessible for DIY enthusiasts. 

    Laminate plank flooring requires minimal maintenance, and regular sweeping and occasional mopping are generally sufficient to keep the floor looking new. It's a flooring solution that offers the visual appeal of wood without demanding the rigorous upkeep that natural hardwood often requires.

    VINYL WOOD PLANKS: THE EPITOME OF VERSATILITY AND DURABILITY

    Vinyl wood planks from American Flooring offer another compelling option for those seeking both durability and aesthetic appeal. Unlike laminate, vinyl planks are made from 100% synthetic materials, which gives them a significant advantage in moisture resistance. This makes vinyl wood planks an excellent choice for rooms where water exposure is a concern, such as bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms. The construction of vinyl planks typically involves four layers: a wear layer, a printed design layer, a vinyl core, and a backing layer. Each layer serves a specific function, contributing to the overall durability and stability of the flooring.

    One of the most appealing features of vinyl wood planks is their realistic texture. Advanced printing technology allows these planks to mimic the intricate grain patterns and unique characteristics of natural wood. This level of detail adds an extra layer of authenticity to your space, making it difficult to distinguish the vinyl from real wood at first glance. Furthermore, vinyl wood planks offer a softer and warmer underfoot experience compared to other flooring types, thanks to their resilient core.

    EASE OF MAINTENANCE: A COMMON ADVANTAGE

    Both laminate plank and vinyl wood planks excel in the ease of maintenance, making them highly suitable for busy households and commercial spaces alike. While laminate planks can be kept clean with simple sweeping and occasional mopping, vinyl planks offer even greater ease with their ability to withstand wet mopping and steam cleaning. 

    The wear-resistant nature of vinyl flooring makes it an exceptionally practical choice for spaces that demand frequent and meticulous cleaning. Whether it's a bustling kitchen, a high-traffic hallway, or a commercial space, vinyl flooring can withstand the rigors of daily use and cleaning without losing its luster. This is largely due to the robust wear layers that are a common feature in both vinyl and laminate flooring options. These wear layers serve as a protective shield, effectively resisting scratches, stains, and dents that can otherwise mar the surface.

    The durability of these wear layers ensures that the aesthetic appeal of your flooring remains consistent over time. You won't have to worry about unsightly marks or gradual wear diminishing the beauty of your space. This long-lasting resilience offers not just a visual advantage but also a cost-effective benefit. By maintaining its appearance for years, the flooring reduces the need for frequent replacements or refurbishments, thereby offering a sound financial investment in the long term.

    MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE: LAMINATE OR VINYL?

    Deciding between American Flooring’s laminate plank and vinyl wood planks can be a pivotal moment in your home improvement journey. Both options have their unique advantages, and your final choice will hinge on a variety of factors, including your lifestyle, the specific requirements of your space, and your aesthetic preferences. Laminate plank flooring is particularly appealing for those who desire the classic look of wood without the associated maintenance. Its ease of installation makes it an excellent choice for do-it-yourself enthusiasts, and its durability ensures it will stand up to everyday wear and tear.

    Vinyl wood planks offer unparalleled moisture resistance, making them an ideal choice for areas prone to water exposure like bathrooms and kitchens. The softer feel of vinyl also provides a more comfortable walking experience, which can be a significant advantage in spaces where you spend a lot of time standing. The advanced printing technology used in vinyl planks allows for an incredibly realistic wood appearance, adding an extra layer of sophistication to your interiors.

    Both laminate and vinyl come in a multitude of styles, colors, and finishes, giving you the freedom to tailor your flooring to your specific design vision. Whether you opt for the rustic charm of a weathered oak laminate or the sleek modernity of a gray vinyl plank, you're sure to find a product that resonates with your taste.

    1 We place your order directly with the manufacturer using our wholesale account so you get fantastic pricing!
    2 We put your name as the pickup person and email you as soon as your order is ready to be picked up.
    3 Upon arrival at the store, give your order number and pick up your order hassle free - everything will already be paid for!

    What if the warehouse closest to you doesn’t have the item you have selected in stock?

    They can usually bring it in within a few days. If the manufacturer is willing to do this as a courtesy we will pass on that courtesy to you.  If there are any fees for this we will let you know so you can decide.  We always find out the exact timeline and email you to confirm if that is okay. If that doesn’t work for you then you will get a 100% refund. If it does, we proceed and email you when it is ready for pickup.



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