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What Options Are There For Laminate Wood Flooring?

By Lisa Hobbie Created: March, 2021

is one of the most classic and desired flooring solutions for home and commercial settings. But there are many reasons why wood may not be ideal, and the search for a faux wood solution begins. Laminate wood flooring is a cost effective solution that is typically very easy to install. It comes in tile or plank options, and it often features a wood veneer or high quality imagery. It’s easy to keep clean, and it often resembles the look of authentic wood without the high price tag and constant maintenance and upkeep.

Greatmats offers a wide variety of laminate wood flooring products with the following five being among the best:
  1. Boulder Point Vinyl Planks
  2. Cottage Tour SPC Flooring
  3. Envee Rigid Core LVT Planks
  4. PlankFlex Floor Tiles
  5. Max Tile Raised Floor Tile

Boulder Pointe Vinyl Plank is a top notch laminate wood flooring solution that is ideal for areas and applications not suitable for hardwood, plush carpet, or cheaper laminate flooring products. It does not require a special subfloor layer, and no acclimation of the existing subfloor is needed. This laminate wood flooring provides a surface that is durable, attractive, hygienic, scuff resistant, stain resistant, and easy to clean.

Made of Virgin PVC and UV-cured urethane with ceramic bead technology, this product provides superior performance. And with its robust wear layer, it is resistant to gouges, tears, rips, and indentations. It has a 17-year commercial warranty, so it’s suitable for home or commercial settings. The cost of this product is roughly $5 per square foot.



Cottage Tour SPC Flooring is a laminate wood flooring solution that is phthalate free and features a watershield core with the look of aged reclaimed wood. It boasts reclaimed wood graphics in brown and gray options, and it features beveled edges. It also has rigid core technology, waterproof benefits, and a 35-year residential warranty. It also has a unique 1.5 mm sound control underlayment. This product will cost about $3.15 per square foot.



Envee Rigid Core LVT Planks are made of 100 percent recyclable material, so they are a great laminate wood flooring solution for someone seeking an environmentally friendly product. This particular option is great for high traffic areas and space and places with kids and pets, as it boasts a water and dirt tight surface. The planks also feature high-resolution imagery that resembles real, natural wood. Unlike real wood, though, this product is mold resistant, mildew resistant, slip resistant, and presents anti-fatigue benefits. The cost of this product is just under $4 per square foot.



PlankFlex Floor Tiles are among the best laminate wood flooring solutions for high traffic areas, as they feature a clear wear layer with a polyurethane finish. This product also has a raised design and offers a thermal break and underside air and water flow. This product offers a variety of colors and wood grain designs to choose from, and is easy to install with its interlocking modular base. This also makes it easy to remove the tiles - for repair, clean up, or temporary installations. This product carries with it a 15 year warranty and will cost about $6.60 per square foot.



Raised Max Tile Modular Flooring is perhaps one of the most versatile laminate wood flooring products at Greatmats. It has the look of an engineered oak, maple, or cherry wood floor, and it features an attractive, commercial grade vinyl surface that won’t ever need to be refinished like a hardwood surface would. Max Tiles boast a durable, non-absorbent wear layer that is scratch and stain resistant, and are made from the highest quality waterproof materials.



The raised, floating design allows for air and water flow beneath it, which reduces the risk for mold, mildew, and bacteria. It’s made in the USA, UV treated, and carries with it a 5 year warranty. This product will cost just under $7 per square foot of coverage.

Greatmats - For The Best Laminate Wood Flooring

When you’re ready to purchase laminate wood flooring for home or business, any of the options highlighted here would perform really well. Select one of these, or, the many other products that Greatmats has to offer.

Greatmats specializes in many types of flooring products, with laminate wood flooring solutions among the most popular choices. Aside from the products highlighted, Greatmats offers many other faux wood flooring options - from vinyl planks and foam tiles, as well as other laminate options, with something for virtually any space and preference.

Just reach out to the friendly and knowledgeable Greatmats staff who will help you decide on the perfect flooring solution for your project. Regardless of the product you choose, you can feel confident in the fact that you’re buying the best when it comes from Greatmats.

For more on this topic please review our Laminate Flooring product page.