Laminate Flooring in Pickering Since 1986

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100,000+ sq. ft of flooring in-stock and ready for a quick, professional installation.

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Shop At Home Convenience

Choosing the perfect laminate floor has never been simpler, thanks to our Shop-At-Home service. We’ll arrange for one of our knowledgeable sales representatives to visit your home or office at a convenient time for you. They’ll come equipped with a variety of samples, take the necessary measurements, and ask some questions to better understand your needs. Once you’ve picked out the laminate flooring that’s just right for you, they’ll provide a free, no-obligation estimate. It’s the most hassle-free way to shop for laminating floor!

Guaranteed Lowest Price

We’ve been Canada’s premier Shop At Home laminate floor experts for over three decades. What sets us apart from most carpet retailers is our expansive 10,000 square-foot warehouse. This enables us to bulk purchase and stock special deals and clearance items from our suppliers at costs that our competitors can only dream of. Unlike traditional retail stores, we operate solely as a shop-at-home service, eliminating the need for costly retail space. Because warehousing is generally 15-25% cheaper than retail spaces, we’re able to pass those savings directly to you.

Professional Installations

You can rest easy when you choose for your laminate flooring installation. Every team member is fully licensed and insured and has successfully completed industry-specific training. This means you can have full confidence not only in the superior quality of the work they’ll do but also in their professional integrity. We make it a point to ensure that every aspect of your experience with us meets the highest standards, from the first call to the final installation. So when it comes to trustworthiness and workmanship, you know you’re in good hands with

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No Obligation Estimate

Our FREE, in-home no obligation estimates are only part of the reason why is Ontario’s favourite way to buy flooring.  A member of our knowledgeable sales team will come to your home or office and take accurate, precise measurements of the area.  After you’ve chosen your new flooring, they’ll leave you with a written quote.  The real benefit to having your flooring estimates done in-home is that we can correctly price out all the project specifics, including furniture removal, existing flooring removal, clean-up, baseboards, doorways, etc…  You don’t get this kind of service from a big box store and there is a lot of guesswork involved when getting in-store quotes.


When it comes to choosing a reliable carpet provider, stands out for a bunch of reasons that substantiate the trust we’ve built over the years. With more than 35 years in business, we bring not only expertise but also a wealth of experience that is invaluable in helping you make the right carpet choices. Our track record speaks for itself; with over 65,000 satisfied customers and more than 1000 5-star reviews, we’re a tried-and-true choice in an often crowded market.
Our commitment to customer satisfaction goes beyond just selling carpets. We take the utmost care to ensure that your experience is seamless and worry-free. For your peace of mind, we are fully insured and adhere to Workers Compensation regulations.

laminate flooring in Pickering

When it comes to flooring options, laminate flooring has gained tremendous popularity in recent years. With its durability, affordability, and aesthetic appeal, laminate flooring offers a practical and stylish solution for homeowners in Pickering and across Southern Ontario. Whether you’re renovating your living space or embarking on a new construction project, understanding laminate flooring, its installation process, pricing, and benefits is crucial. This comprehensive guide will delve into all aspects of laminate flooring, helping you make informed decisions for your home.

What is Laminate Flooring?

Laminate flooring is a synthetic flooring material composed of multiple layers that are fused together through a lamination process. Typically, a laminate floor consists of a wear layer, a decorative layer that mimics the appearance of wood or other materials, a high-density fiberboard (HDF) core, and a stabilizing layer. These layers are designed to provide durability, moisture resistance, and an authentic wood or tile appearance.

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Installation of Laminate Flooring

Installing laminate flooring requires attention to detail and proper preparation. Here are the key steps involved in the installation process:


Preparation: Ensure the subfloor is clean, level, and dry. Remove any existing flooring and repair any imperfections in the subfloor.


Underlayment: Install an underlayment, which acts as a moisture barrier and sound absorber. It also helps smooth out minor irregularities in the subfloor.


Acclimation: Allow the laminate flooring to acclimate to the room’s temperature and humidity for a recommended period, typically 48-72 hours.


Layout and Cutting: Plan the layout of the laminate planks, considering factors such as the direction of natural light and the shape of the room. Use appropriate tools to cut the planks to fit around obstacles and edges


Installation: Begin installing the laminate flooring by clicking the planks together. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions and work row by row, using spacers to maintain expansion gaps around the perimeter of the room.


Finishing Touches: Install the baseboards or quarter-round moldings to cover the expansion gaps and provide a polished look to the installation.

Laminate Pricing and Installation Costs

Laminate flooring is renowned for its affordability compared to other flooring options. The pricing of laminate flooring is influenced by various factors, including:
Quality and Thickness: Higher-quality laminates with thicker wear layers tend to be more expensive but offer improved durability and longevity.
Design and Finish: Intricate designs and realistic finishes may increase the cost of laminate flooring.
Brand and Manufacturer: Established brands and manufacturers often come with a premium price tag due to their reputation, quality assurance, and warranties.
Installation Costs: Professional installation services can add to the overall cost, but they ensure flawless and efficient installation.

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1. Initial Quote Request & On-Site Estimation

Phone, email, or send us an online request for a free on-site estimation. At a time that is convenient for you, we will inspect your floors to select the best service option and provide a detailed, no-obligation estimate.

2. Dustless Hardwood Floor Sanding & Repairs

If required, we will perform wood boards repairs and installations, and then we will rough-sand the floor to remove old finishes, stains, scratches, and other damages.

3. Staining Hardwood Floors (Optional)

We will help you choose the best stain colour for your wood floors that suits your design goals and aesthetic. Before the actual work begins, we can do a custom stain demo directly on the sanded floor.

4. Finishing Hardwood Floors

We use eco-friendly fast dry oil (rare) or water based finishes. Depending on the finish system you choose, we can apply between 1 to 3 layers of hardwood finish.

5. Clean-Up & Work Completion

We always do a pre-work dust protection setup and after work general clean-up to make sure that you receive both new refinished wood floors and a pleasant experience.

laminate flooring faq

Q: Can laminate flooring be installed in wet areas, such as bathrooms?
A: While laminate flooring is resistant to moisture, it is not recommended for high-moisture areas such as bathrooms. Extended exposure to water can cause swelling and damage to the particle board in the flooring. Consider alternative flooring options like vinyl or tile for these areas.
Q: How long does laminate flooring typically last?
A: The lifespan of laminate flooring depends on factors such as quality, maintenance, and foot traffic. On average, laminate flooring can last 15-25 years with proper care and maintenance.
Q: Can laminate flooring be installed over existing flooring?

A: Yes, in many cases, laminate flooring can be installed over existing flooring, such as vinyl or hardwood. However, it is essential to ensure that the existing floor is in good condition, level, and free from moisture issues. Laminate flooring cannot be installed over soft surfaces, such as carpet.

Did You Know?

Laminate flooring is highly resistant to scratches, stains, and fading, making it a durable choice for high-traffic areas.
Laminate flooring is available in a wide range of designs and styles, including options that resemble hardwood, stone, and tile.
Unlike some flooring options, laminate flooring does not require refinishing or sanding over time, making it a low-maintenance choice.

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laminate Flooring in ajax offers Pickering residents an affordable and stylish Laminate flooring solution that withstands the test of time. By understanding the installation process, pricing factors, and benefits of laminate flooring, you can make an informed decision for your home. Remember to consider the quality, design, and maintenance requirements when selecting laminate flooring, and always consult professionals for installation to ensure a flawless and long-lasting result. Enhance the beauty and functionality of your home with laminate flooring, a versatile option that combines durability and aesthetic appeal.

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