Laminate is a floor covering that appears similar to hardwood but is made of high density fiberboard topped by one or more layers of decorative paper and a transparent protective layer. Laminate may be more durable than hardwood, but cannot be refinished like hardwood. Laminate flooring is available in many different patterns which can resemble different woods . It drop & locks together or taps together. Some laminate flooring requires Underlayment pad to provide moisture and noise control.