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Your Guide to Luxury Vinyl Flooring

by Philip Smith Inbound Marketing Manager

Luxury vinyl is the most popular flooring material these days. Despite being less durable than natural stones and ceramic/porcelain tiles, luxury vinyl is widely appreciated due to its low cost, simple application and beautiful luxury views.

Two Types of Luxury Vinyl Flooring –

There are two options available in luxury vinyl – luxury vinyl tiles and luxury vinyl planks.

Tiles are usually square. And planks are elongated in size, and are often called elongated tiles. They are like wood planks. Wood look luxury vinyl floors are usually built using planks.

The Layer –

Vinyl floor tiles and planks are primarily made from linoleum and rubber. Both of them are very much responsible for the appearance and performance of the tile.

However, the layers in the luxury vinyl tiles and planks are more responsible for the durability of your flooring. The way core has been built in these tiles defines how resilient your flooring would be.

Technically, there are 4-6 layers of materials in luxury vinyl tiles – same as standard vinyl. But they are different and thicker from the SD or standard vinyl tiles.

The Look –

Luxury vinyl tiles have more realistic printed patterns on them. They are primarily available in stone and wood looks, however, they can also be available in wood floral and geometric prints.

The Installation –

Installing vinyl tiles is quite easy. You do not need much tools and energy to finish luxury vinyl floor tile installation.

You just need to ensure that the subfloor or substrate is perfectly flat and level. You will not need thin set mortar and grout for installation. You have to use vinyl adhesive for applying tiles on your floor.

Some vinyl tiles come with pre-installed adhesive on back. You just need to peel and apply them.

Easy Care and Maintenance –

You do not have seal your luxury vinyl floor. You do not have to wash them either. Just remove dust and wipe the floor every day, and it is good to go. It will maintain its shine for years this way.

Looking to buy luxury vinyl tiles for your flooring? Visit ShadesOfStone.com, one of the trusted tile stores in US.


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About Philip Smith Advanced   Inbound Marketing Manager

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