The History of Laminate Flooring

The History of Laminate Flooring

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Laminate flooring remains one of the most resilient and durable floor surfaces available on the market today. As a relatively new invention, this flooring solution has gained a lot of ground in the industry, no pun intended. This is due to its low maintenance requirements, ease of installation and its incredible long lifespan. Laminates can also be used to simulate an extensive variety of natural flooring materials that include hardwood planks, ceramic tiles and slate, to name a few.

As a synthetic product, laminate flooring has to a large extent replaced conventional timber floors since its introduction in the late 1970s. Its history dates back to 1977, when a Swedish flooring company called Perstorp was credited with its invention. However, it wasn’t until 1984 that their new product was first introduced to wider European markets. It would later catch on in the US, and the rest, as they say, is history.

Choose Mat Floors for Quality Laminate Flooring Solutions
Mat Floors is a leading manufacturer and supplier of unmatched quality laminate flooring in Gauteng. We are one of the undisputed leaders in our industry, and we continue to work hard to add value to the lives of our clients, and to our industry.

Thanks to our long history of excellent service, we have forged a loyal customer following who have come to expect only the best from us. Speak to our team of sales professionals today for all the information you need to make an informed purchase decision for your flooring needs.

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