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Bathroom Renovation:Why is it a smart choice to choose waterproof laminate flooring?

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In the market, there are a variety of flooring options, especially in today's era of rapid technological changes. Floors with new technologies and new materials are emerging in endlessly. So how should ordinary people learn to choose different floors in different areas? Today's article will focus on the special scene of "bathroom" and teach you how to choose floors suitable for bathrooms.

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In fact, the answer to this question involves many aspects, including aesthetics, functionality, durability and maintenance requirements. First of all, we need to consider the purpose of the floor and the characteristics of the area. For example, a living room, where family members and guests gather, may require a flooring that is both beautiful and hard-wearing. Bedrooms, on the other hand, need a floor that is warm, comfortable and easy to clean to create an environment for relaxation and rest.

In areas prone to water and oil stains, such as kitchens and bathrooms, it's especially important to choose materials that are waterproof and easy to clean. Solid wood flooring, while beautiful, may not be the best choice in these areas, and ceramic tiles or waterproof laminate flooring may be more suitable. Additionally, a child's room or playroom may require a soft and resilient flooring to reduce the risk of injury in the event of a fall, in which case carpet or cork flooring may be considered.

So, based on the considerations we discussed above, you can think about how to choose the floor in the "bathroom"?

waterproof laminate flooring in bathroom

In fact, we have already given you some tips, but don't worry, let us analyze it carefully together to see if there are more options.

(1) Focus and selection of basic performance

A small bathroom also needs to be divided into different functional areas. The most basic one is to divide the dry and wet areas. For example, the dry area usually has a dressing area and a storage area. The dressing area mainly contains dressing tables, mirrors and storage cabinets for daily grooming and makeup. The storage area will provide additional storage space, such as tall cabinets, shelves or drawers, for storing toiletries, towels, etc.

The wet area will be divided into a shower area and a bathtub area. One is for showering, and the other is for bathing.

But no matter how the functional areas are divided in the bathroom, they all face the same problem: moisture. Therefore, you need to be more cautious when choosing flooring, and focus more on waterproofing, moisture-proofing and anti-slip.

(2) Wise choice: Waterproof reinforcement

Super Waterproof, Worry-free

The bathroom is an area with a lot of moisture in the home. The waterproof laminate flooring has good waterproof properties and can resist the penetration of moisture, preventing the floor from mold or rot due to long-term moisture.

Durable and long-lasting, no need to replace

This type of flooring material is typically very durable and can withstand the wear and tear of daily use, including the effects of moisture, heat, and chemicals.

Easy Maintenance and Labor-saving Cleaning

Bathroom floor cleaning

The surface of waterproof laminate flooring is usually smooth, easy to clean and maintain, and can be wiped down easily with a damp mop or damp cloth.

Stable and Durable, not Easily Deformed

Compared with traditional wooden flooring, waterproof laminate flooring is less likely to expand or contract under changes in humidity and remains dimensionally stable.

Beautiful Appearance, Many Choices

Waterproof laminate has a variety of pattern options, whether it is stone grain or wood grain, it can be presented on the surface of waterproof laminate, so you only need to buy waterproof laminate, then you will get marble tiles or solid wood floors.

Effortlessly Install, Joyfully Experience

Many waterproof laminate floors use a locking system, which makes the installation process simple and fast. It does not require a professional installation team and can save installation costs.

Good Quality and Good Price

Waterproof laminate flooring is generally more affordable than other types of bathroom flooring materials, offering good value for money.

Environmentally Friendly, Healthy and Safe

Waterproof laminate flooring is made from sustainable materials and ensures to be pvc-free, which is not only good for the environment but also for human well-being. These products are carefully designed to promote healthier living spaces, free from toxic emissions. dangers, thereby promoting a symbiotic relationship between our home and the planet.

Anti-slip, Safe and Worry-free

Some waterproof laminate flooring surfaces have anti-slip treatment, which increases safety in wet and slippery environments.

Energy saving and heat preservation, no fear of cold winter

Laminate flooring can provide some degree of thermal insulation, keeping bathrooms warmer during the winter months.

(3) How to choose a waterproof reinforced product suitable for "bathroom"? Pay attention to the performance of the following products:

Wear Resistance

It is recommended to choose laminate flooring with a higher wear resistance index, with a wear resistance index of at least 6,000 rpm.


Usually there are 8mm, 10mm, 12mm and other thicknesses on the market. You can choose according to your own needs. The thickness mainly affects the foot feel, durability, stability, etc. It is recommended that you choose 10 or 12mm for reinforcement.

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Whether it is a dry area or a wet area, you must pay attention to the waterproof performance of the floor. Testing the water absorption expansion rate of the floor is one of the ways. Before placing an order, you can ask the seller to provide a certificate for verification.


Bathroom floors need to have certain anti-skid properties to ensure safe use. When purchasing, you can ask the seller to provide an anti-skid grade certificate to check whether the anti-skid meets international standards.

Brand and quality

When you choose Protex, you are guaranteed product quality and pre-sales and after-sales services.

Installation and maintenance

Considering the installation method of the floor, it is recommended that you choose a floor that is easy to install and maintain. Generally, waterproof reinforced locks are also waterproof and will enhance the waterproof effect of the floor.

Color and style

You can choose flooring that coordinates in color and style according to the bathroom decoration style and personal preferences.

I believe you already know how to choose waterproof reinforcement for the bathroom, right? Protex is ready. High-quality pre-sales and after-sales services and high-quality products are standard features of Protex. If you want samples, you can contact our service staff to obtain them. Welcome everyone to pay more attention to us!

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