Laminate flooring is a popular hardwood alternative choice for budget-conscious homeowners. With a selection range that replicates hardwood species, grains, coloring and tight tongue-and-groove locking systems, and laminate wood offers the realistic appearance and feel of solid hardwood floors. Laminate floors are durable while being pet- and family-friendly in high-traffic areas. The top layer can be treated to protect the floor from fading, stains and wear. Empire Today’s in-home personalized service eliminates the hassle of visiting numerous stores by bringing samples to you. With at-home service, you can see how the flooring will look after installation in your home’s natural interior lighting and various room settings.