Laminates and veneers are both surface décor material that are not just trendy but also brings the most out of any space they are installed at. But, the question that comes to our minds when selecting either of them is why to choose laminate and why to choose veneer? Be it the beauty, the aesthetics and the sustainability these two bring in their own way, both are anyway very pleasing. In this blog, Manilam will sort your confusion about why to choose laminate over veneer. Read below to know facts.

1. Laminates are easy to maintain in comparison with Veneer

Laminates are very easy to maintain. All you need to do is wipe it with a damp cloth and you are good to go. On the other hand, veneer need proper polishing from time to time and they scratch and chip very easily.

2. Laminates are more durable than veneer:

Veneers may need to be looked after from time to time in order to make sure they last for years while laminates are durable themselves as they are not real wood. They also do not need to be polished.

3. Laminates are abrasion, fire and water resistant:

Laminates are scratch, dent, fire and water resistant and the most durable kind of surface décor material that you will find whereas veneers scratch easily and they are not at all fire or water resistant due to being a natural wood.

4. Laminates are available in variations:

Laminates are available in different colors, shapes, sizes, patterns, textures, finishes while veneers are available in natural wood finishes only.

5. Application areas:

Laminates are friendly to be applied on tables, furniture items, walls, floors, ceilings, kitchens, cabinets, bathroom and many other places. Veneers lack the quality to resist water and fire show their most commonly applied on table tops and kitchen cabinets.

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