The return of what used to be called vinyl is based largely on superior design texture high-fashion looks and durability. A properly installed and maintained high quality vinyl floor can last 20 to 30 years. Recent improvements in wear layers have enhanced vinyl’s resistance to stains, scratches, moisture and fading. Vinyl’s surface is waterproof which allows for worry-free living even when spills are not wiped up immediately. Vinyl will withstand the effects of moisture on its surface, because of all of these benefits vinyl sheet is one of the best choices for high traffic areas and households with active families! There are several qualities styles colours and textures to choose form which allow it to fit any size of budget.
Before purchasing vinyl you need to answer the following questions:
- Does it fit my taste and match my lifestyle?
- How long do I expect to keep my vinyl before replacing it?
- How is the room going to be used?
- Will it have heavy or light traffic?
- What type of subfloor is it going on?
If you want to mimic the look and texture of natural materials such as hardwood stone or ceramic or if you prefer a visual that’s only possible with modern print technology vinyl flooring offers you the widest array of designs and colors in any one flooring category. Vinyl is the most recommended flooring product for high moisture areas like bathrooms, kitchens. mudrooms. Commercial vinyl is commonly used as a budget and maintenance friendly solution.
If you are considering a vinyl or ceramic floor remember underlayment is required in most cases. This may raise your existing floor 1/4″ to 3/4″. This added height would change existing transitions to other floors and alter appliance heights. At Carpet Castle every effort will be made to address this issue prior to the installation of your new floor