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Laminate Floors in Mechanicsville, VA


Modern laminate floors are no longer shoddy substitute for natural hardwood flooring. Technology has made laminate flooring that closely resembles hardwood, yet resist most moisture and scratches.


At L & M Carpet One Floor & Home of Mechanicsville, VA, we offer an incredible collection of laminate flooring options. Proudly serving home and business owners throughout Hanover County and greater Richmond, we feature state-of-the-art laminate flooring for every budget and style.


How Does Laminate Flooring Compare to Hardwood?


Laminate flooring is a wise choice if you need something budget-friendly, yet realistic.


These manufactured products are quite different than natural hardwood floors but offer many compelling benefits. Laminate flooring can be installed as a “floating floor,” making fast and easy to install since there aren’t any nails needed.


Laminate requires less maintenance than hardwood. Still, spills need to be wiped away promptly, and regular sweeping or mopping is recommended.


Laminate flooring is:



Even though laminate can’t bring the same dollar value as hardwood floors,  it’s easy to enjoy the looks you love.


How Does Laminate Compare to Luxury Vinyl Flooring?

While often considered one and the same, these are two distinct flooring families!


Both are resilient and cost-effective. Laminate planks are made from layers of compressed wood fibers, while vinyl planks are composed of PVC layers. Both have a printed image layer on top.


Laminate Flooring Trends

Modern laminate flooring encompasses all the hottest hardwood trends.


Choose from many popular looks, including:

Is Laminate Flooring Waterproof?

Although most laminate planks offer reliable moisture resistance, only select options are waterproof.


Waterproof laminate floors have added reinforcement to block splashes and spills in their tracks. Choose a 100% waterproof laminate if you have pets or small children at home. We also offer Spill Shields that bring added water resistance to the tops and sides of each plank.


Other ideal spaces for waterproof laminate floors include:



Planning Your Laminate Flooring Installation


Laminate installation is often viewed as a DIY project, but that might not be the best option for everyone.


There are significant aspects of installation better completed by an experienced professional. Consider both scenarios to decide if you should do it alone or have your new floor installed by a pro.



Professional flooring installers have the tools and experience needed to deal with challenges. They’ll also ensure your floor is installed correctly, with the proper underlayment for noise reduction.


Did you know that our store has been in the community since 1969 and our installation team has over 500 years of combined industry experience?


Shop Laminate Floors Near You

L & M Carpet One Floor & Home is proud to be part of North America’s most expansive independently owned flooring cooperatives.


Here, you’ll find the latest selections from best laminate flooring brands, including:



Please visit us soon at 6156 Mechanicsville Turnpike in Mechanicsville, VA, to learn more about our laminate selection.

Why Choose Laminate?

Not convinced yet? Learn more about modern laminate flooring's impressive benefits for your home or your business.