Pergo Flooring FAQs

Pergo Flooring FAQs

Pergo Flooring FAQs

  1. What is Pergo Laminate flooring? Pergo is a laminate floor covering that consists of 3 layers bound together under conditions of strong heat and pressure. The upper protective layer provides resistance to abrasion and scratches. The decorative layer is a graphic sheet of wood grain embedded in core papers. It provides the beautiful appearance. The third layer is a High Density Fiber board which provides strength, stability and heat resistance.
  2. Is Pergo the only brand of laminate flooring? No. Pergo has only become synonymous with laminate flooring because it is the leading and most recognized brand. There exists other manufacturers of laminate flooring such as Armstrong, Mannington and DuPont.
  3. What is the difference between Pergo Laminate flooring and the other brands of laminate flooring? Pergo manufactures one of the most durable laminate floor coverings available and thus the most recognized in the market, with the best guarantees.
  4. Can I use jet mops for cleaning the Pergo floors? No, you should never use jet mops or other similar cleaners, like steam cleaners, because they can pass water into the joints and cause deterioration of the laminate flooring.
  5. What Detergent is most suitable for cleaning the Pergo flooring? In cleaning the floors, you should not use soaps, detergents or cleaners with wax because they leave a film behind, making the floor to become dull. A damp mop will always do.
  6. Is it possible to paint the laminate flooring? No, the hard laminate surface prevents any paint from adhering to the floor.
  7. What are the elements of an ideal installation location for Pergo Flooring? Pergo should not be installed in rooms with sump pumps. The sub-floor should be flat, well bonded and dimensionally stable. The flooring should also be acclimated to your home 48 hours before the installation.

What room should not be fitted with Pergo flooring? None. Pergo is a versatile laminate flooring and can be used in any room of the house without fear of damage.