Made using a 3D printing technology, Resin Flooring can replicate the look and style of natural materials such as wood and stone, but at a fraction of the cost of hardwood, ceramics, natural stone, and other flooring materials. Laminate is also limitlessly customizable and designable. Important factors to consider:

  • Laminate is typically made from HDF or high-density fiberboard (made up of recycled hardwood).
  • Not waterproof.
  • Not ideal for industries with areas of high moisture and humidity, or areas that are prone to spills and exposure to water.

Laminate flooring certainly stacks up well against other flooring types, but pales in comparison to LVT. Read our full review – Vinyl Flooring vs. Laminate Flooring.


Hardwood flooring has been around a long time, so much so that it has earned the distinction as the standard in flooring material. However, while hardwood is timelessly beautiful, it’s somewhat limited when it comes to application, as it is not ideal for high traffic areas. Important factors to consider:

  • Hardwood flooring is both durable and stable.
  • Requires constant upkeep.
  • Limited in application to non-moisture-prone, low-traffic areas.
  • Suitable for sports and residential use, but can be costly.
  • Regular maintenance and treatment costs.

Hardwood may be one of the most desirable flooring types available in terms of look and feel, however Parterre’s luxury vinyl flooring can rival hardwood flooring both in design and cost