A floating floor is a floor that is installed using an interlocking method. The floor is neither glued nor nailed to the subfloor or existing floor. “Floating floor” is a term that describes how a floor is laid and is not a specific floor material in itself.

You may choose to install a high quality ‘floating floor’ (which is also known asplancher flottant in the French language) if there is an existing floor that you want to install on top of or if there is a concrete subfloor. We will elaborate on this topic and give you advice and key points to think about when deciding on installing a floating floor system.

There are many types and styles of flooring that are installed using the floating/click-lock method.

Types of clickable floating floor systems:

There are many types of interlocking floor systems. The flooring you choose should depend on what you are going to use the space for and the conditions of the space about moisture, usage, high/low traffic, etc. Some materials are better than others when it comes to high foot-traffic and moisture resistance.


This type of flooring is a good option where moisture isn’t an issue. We do not recommend laminates for kitchens, bathrooms, 3 season rooms or high moisture basements. Laminate floors do well in bedrooms, family rooms/living rooms where moisture is low.


Cork has excellent thermal and acoustical qualities. It’s beautiful, lightweight, warm to the touch, hypoallergenic, and fire and insect resistant. Cork comes from the bark of the cork oak tree which grows in the forests of Mediterranean countries.