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What is LVT Flooring?

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There are so many choices in styles, textures, and materials to consider when you are choosing the floor, one great option is the luxury vinyl tile which is known as LVT. LVT has the unique ability to combine the look of most flooring materials with durable, long-lasting vinyl tile, this vinyl with the added benefit of water and damage resistance.


Disadvantages of other floor materials:

  • Often spill things on carpet and are not easy to clean. 

  • Wood flooring is easily damaged by water, scratches and general wear. Need a high level of maintenance and budget to maintain. 


LVT is a good option to choose because of its lifespan and low maintenance requirements. LVT can be customized to look just like true wood and stone texture, and it is easy to pull a whole house style together using the different colors and patterns available in LVT. 


The wear layer of LVT is important, so choosing the right thickness of the wear layer is vital. LVT thickness varies from around 6-10 millimeters for residential usage or for commercial buildings use. That wear layer is what will allow the LVT to last through the years, protecting the vinyl image layer and preventing deep gouges or tears. The vinyl image layer is where the visual aesthetic comes from.


LVT Installation and Maintenance

LVT and LVP can be easily installed just like tile or wood planks, is a very sturdy and long-lasting material, and it requires very little maintenance over the years.


How to Maintain new LVT flooring

LVT is an amazing flooring material in terms of cleaning and maintenance compared to traditional solid wooden floors. As long as you follow the same guidelines as any other hard flooring surface, your LVT will last for many years and retain the original look.


  • Sweep or vacuum every day

  • Use a gentle cleaner specifically for LVT

  • Clean up any spills as quickly as you can

  • Any deep scratches or scuffs can be hidden with a vinyl floor sealer. If necessary, the damaged or scratched plank can be replaced individually

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