What every best Flooring has:
- Consider the usage of your space.
- Factor installation costs.
- Consider the costs.
Consumer Reports gives general information on laminate flooring, as well as recommending actual brands. You must be a subscriber to view the ratings.
The New York Times notes that the latest laminate floorings offer improvements in appearance, ease of installation and even sound underfoot. (Note: ConsumerSearch is owned by The New York Times Co., but the two are independent editorially.)
Nationally syndicated newspaper columnist Tim Carter explains laminate flooring in response to readers' questions. Discussions on other types of flooring are also available.
This retailer website discusses the basics of laminate and other types of flooring. It is well-organized with lots of illustrations.
This guide describes the basic types of flooring including laminates. Information about selecting and caring for floors is included, along with data about flooring costs.
Which? is a British publication that's similar to Consumer Reports. This report covers laminate flooring and compares it to engineered wood and real wood. Most reports at this site are only available to subscribers, but you can read this section for free.
This brief report offers suggestions for high-traffic areas in your home, offering pros and cons for many types of flooring, including laminate flooring.
This website directs readers to manufacturers, but it also has plenty of useful information about various flooring types, including laminate.
This website has a useful database with information on just about every type of flooring. A number of articles about laminate flooring are included.