Laminate Flooring Grades

March 16, 2017

Purchasing Laminate Flooring can be a little bit confusing as it is available in different grades.  Grades are categorized according to use.  Once you work out where you want your Laminate Flooring to be laid you can easily choose a laminate floor for that area.

Grades can be classified as follows:

Residential – Minimum requirements

Moderate: AC 1/Cl.22 – This grade is suitable for bedrooms and guest rooms

General: AC 2 / Cl. 22 – This grade is suitable for living rooms and dining rooms

Heavy: AC 3 / Cl. 23 – This grade is suitable for kitchens and entrance halls

Commercial – Minimum requirements

Moderate: AC 3 / Cl. 31 – This grade is suitable for hotel rooms, small offices

General: AC 4 / Cl. 32 – This grade is suitable for offices, boutiques

Heavy: AC 5 / Cl. 33 – This grade is suitable for stores, corridors