Armstrong Grand Illusions Flooring Available in Additional Species

Armstrong has expanded its Grand Illusions laminate flooring line, adding domestic exotic visuals. The line is now available in some of the most popular hardwood species, including Canadian Maple, Southern Hickory, Eastern Oak, American Apple and Heartwood Walnut (pictured).The flooring is available in 5-in. board widths that mimic actual installed hardwood. The new collection offers a subtle gloss level, reflecting the fine finish options popularized by domestic hardwoods.Each plank utilizes the company’s Lock&Fold installation system; the panels do not have to be tapped together, but rather the tongue-and-groove and panels are fitted together, folded down and locked into place. With this system, installation time is reduced by an average 30 percent.Armstrong’s Hydra-Core Plus high performance core with color-coordinated edges looks like solid wood but offers enhanced moisture protection, and an anti-bacterial surfaces provides resistance to mold, bacteria and