Pines are familiar, attractive trees, which grow to be tall and strong and the wood is a very popular material for flooring. Those who prefer laminate effect pine floors can choose between a wide range of such products, most pine flooring is very light in colour which creates a spacious feel even in smaller rooms. Although pine flooring is known for being a very pale shade there are a variety of options within this selection.
Seldom plain, pine laminate flooring products are notable for their distinct markings and colour variation, with various contrasts between light and dark, knots, rings and other natural features, all contributing to the choice those looking for a pine effect laminate floor can enjoy.
Pine Effect Laminate Flooring
Those seeking pine flooring will be able to pick between some tough products, with the choice between AC4 grade laminate with a 20-year warranty, AC5 which comes with a lifetime warranty and AC6 - the toughest product available. The former can be used in small commercial premises and the latter are better suited to large stores and public buildings with a high volume of foot traffic.
Colour variation is a notable feature of the products, with some light enough to be white laminate flooring, along with the speckled and mixed light and dark colours. Other products include light shades of grey with darker markings.
Planked Pine Laminate Flooring
Planked pine laminate flooring is available in varying in shades from the dark grey-brown to white pine flooring. All plank laminates have flat edges to ensure the floor surface is a smooth one with virtually seamless joins. There are several different plank widths in the Pergo flooring range from 136mm to 208mm, while the Quick-Step flooring comes in a 156 mm width.
There are also different installation methods for the different pine floors.
V Groove Pine Laminate Flooring
V groove pine laminate flooring comes with bevels, known as V grooves, which provide notable joins between the planks of a laminate floor. This style produces a more defined surface and is a style some prefer to that of a smooth, seamless floor.
The pine flooring products in this category are each different styles which vary between neutral floors and ones with greater natural detail as well as very pale white floors and grey pine flooring.