How to Fix and Repair Laminate Floors
Laminate floors are made to withstand normal, everyday wear and tear. The long lasting product will outlast most carpeting and is cheaper than its hardwood alternatives. However, there will be situations that result in scratches and dents in your laminate. For homeowners who are looking for easy laminate fixes, the experts and CMA Flooring in Dallas offer a few simple tips on how to fix and repair laminate floors.
How to Remove Scratches from Laminate Floors
For small scratches in laminate flooring, the easiest way to conceal them is with a wax crayon or color marker. You can remove scratches from laminate floors by applying the coating directly to the scratches, blemishes or imperfections in your floors. These tools have been manufactured specifically for this purpose, are reasonably priced and can be found at your local flooring and hardware stores. It is important to carefully look at the color of your flooring before you purchase to ensure the shade of your crayon or marker matches the color of your laminate.
To remove more visible scratches, you will want to purchase a color compound. These also come in a variety of colors and shades to match your laminate floor. Different color compound manufacturers have different application instructions and some can only be used in specific conditions. Be sure to read through the product’s conditions of use before applying to your laminate.
For deep scratches or dents in your laminate, floor putty is recommended. Laminate floor putty comes in a variety of colors and can be easily applied with a putty knife. You will want to remove any dust and debris from the scratched area before applying and then wipe off any excess putty with a damp cloth. The putty will take about an hour or so to set and dry. Check with the manufacturer of your laminate to see if they have putty made specifically for your type of laminate floors.
Update your Laminate Floors with the Premier Dallas Flooring Provider – CMA Flooring
If your laminate floors in Dallas begin to buckle due to humidity or moisture, or are cracked from the weight of heavy furniture, contact CMA Flooring. We will be able to offer you advice on how to repair laminate floors in your particular situation or how to repair individual laminate planks. If you are thinking about updating your home with a more modern laminate, our CMA Flooring experts will be able to help you choose the high quality and durable laminate flooring solution that best meets your needs and personal style preferences. Don’t hesitate. Visit our Dallas showroom today or call us at 972-418-6606 to schedule a free in-home consultation.