These laminated wood floorings are not made of wood. It's a wooden photo inserted between a clear plastic cover and support fiberboard. Appearing at a fraction of the cost of any product mentioned above (approximately $ 1.50 per square foot).
It is very easy to install, many homeowners do it themselves. If you are looking for custom timber online then you can hop over to this website https://www.craigtimber.com.au/timber.html.
These products come to the United States from Sweden in 1996 and already interpretations for about 10% of all residential flooring market. It looks very much like the real thing, but not a different sound when you walk on it. You can minimize this by placing underpayments silencers under the floor. Some have a sound-deadening material has been inserted into the board.
There is a difference in quality. Make sure you buy a high-pressure laminate (HPL) as opposed to direct pressure laminate (DPL). For a more authentic, buy wood laminate flooring which "appears in the register". This means that small lines imprinted on the surface following the lines of wheat – to look more real.
Also, choose products that have minimal repetition 6 boards – which mean 6 photos different grains are repeated around the room – and with random length, to disguise repeat. Quality wood laminate flooring generally guaranteed for 20 or 25 years. But unlike wood floors, they cannot be refinished. In terms of damage spots, individual boards can sometimes be replaced.