Ideas for keeping laminate warm in cold weather

Laminate flooring is easy to maintain and durable. Compared with other flooring options, it is affordable whilst matching the quality of more expensive materials.

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The only disadvantage of laminate flooring is that it is temperature-absorbent; however, there are ways to keep your flooring warm in cold weather.

Rugs

Rugs are an inexpensive and simple solution to keeping your flooring warm. You can buy hall-runner rugs for hallways and landings, whilst sheepskin or shaggy rugs work well in kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.

Underfloor heating

Underfloor heating will keep your floors warm throughout the winter. This is like other heating systems, as it works on an adjustable timer; however, underfloor heating is expensive to install and will raise your heating bills.

Underlayment

Placing cork, rubber and other insulating materials under your laminate flooring will help to keep it warm. The underlying flooring will assist in sealing the heat in a …