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What is Loose lay flooring? Pros and Cons of Vinyl flooring.

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"Loose lay vinyl" refers to the PVC floor installation method, which uses the weight of the planks plus a rubber backing to hold them in place instead of glue or nails.


What is luxury vinyl?

Luxury vinyl (LVP or LVT) is a hardwood floor substitute, consisting of two or more different hardened plastic layers and a protective wear layer coating. Don't let the word "plastic" fool you, high quality luxury vinyl is extremely durable and waterproof. It’s affordable, durable, and looks great.


What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Vinyl Plank Flooring?

  • Advantages:

  • Visual appeal

Luxury vinyl flooring is designed to imitate actual wood, stone or ceramic tiles. It did so successfully. It is very difficult for people to determine that your floor is vinyl instead of real hardwood. In addition, there are a variety of designs to choose from for luxury vinyl plank flooring. You can give your home the real look of hardwood with less costs.


  • Resistant

Luxury vinyl flooring consists of multiple layers, including a relatively thick layer of polyurethane. This layer provides many benefits for the floor type. Specifically, scratch resistance, stain resistance, and water resistance. A common problem with hardwood floors is their susceptibility to moisture. Therefore, hardwood is not commonly used in the kitchen or bathroom. This is not a problem with luxury vinyl flooring. Its waterproof performance makes it ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and even basements and laundry rooms. The thickness of the vinyl flooring also makes it more comfortable to the touch. In addition, its scratch resistance allows your pet to run freely. Luxury vinyl flooring can last at least 15-20 years with normal maintenance.


  • Economical

Luxury vinyl plank flooring can imitate hardwood flooring, therefore, and it is cheaper than real hardwood. The main difference between luxury vinyl and engineered hardwood is the scratch resistance of luxury vinyl. Because engineered hardwood is covered with real hardwood, the surface will still be scratched. Given all the above qualities, luxury vinyl is definitely a good deal.



  • Easy to install

Another outstanding advantage of luxury vinyl flooring is its ease of installation. In fact, it is so simple that you can even install it yourself. Now, the click system has been widely used in production, it provides an easier way to install. 


  • Easy maintenance

Although wood floors usually require special maintenance, vinyl boards do not. Vinyl should still be cleaned regularly-but you don't need to follow strict schedules or use any expensive professional products.



  • Disadvantages


  • Weak to the sun

Vinyl flooring is prone to discoloration and UV damage

The first disadvantage of vinyl plank flooring is that it is exposed to sunlight exposure. Some products will fade when exposed to direct sunlight for a long time.


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