Is There Pros and Cons for Vinyl Flooring?

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Vinyl wood flooring is often used in homes, offices, cafes and commercial places. Rolled vinyl flooring has many significant advantages and some disadvantages that cannot be ignored.


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Pros for Vinyl Flooring


The biggest advantage of vinyl plank flooring is that it is 100% waterproof. Even if the water wets the floor, it will not affect the use of the floor. This advantage makes it an ideal flooring solution for basements, kitchens, bathrooms and other spaces.


The substrate floor with a commercial-grade wear-resistant layer is durable and can withstand heavy traffic. There is a special PVC wear-resistant layer on the surface of the vinyl board floor, which can be used for 5-10 years under normal conditions depending on the thickness of the wear-resistant.


Vinyl flooring is durable and easy to maintain. The maintenance of the floor is very convenient, you only need to wipe it with a mop. If you want to maintain the lasting bright effect of vinyl wood floor, you only need regular waxing and maintenance. The maintenance frequency is much lower than laminate timber flooring.


Nowadays, vinyl floors with rigid core structures are more stable and strong in size. There are many options for vinyl flooring, such as patterned luxury vinyl tiles, wood grain vinyl tiles and resilient vinyl tiles.


Vinyl flooring can be installed on almost any subfloor. Luxury vinyl wood flooring can be installed with click lock, glue or loose laying.


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Cons for Vinyl Flooring


There are two sides to everything. Vinyl wood flooring also has disadvantages. If you install vinyl plank flooring in a small area, it is best to avoid glue adhesion, because glue removal is very difficult. Conversely, if you have a large and open space, using glue to glue vinyl is the best choice.


Although vinyl plank flooring is very durable, it is softer than most laminates, hardwoods and tiles. Vinyl flooring is easily punctured by sharp objects. In addition, vinyl without a hard core may dent due to heavy objects on the top.


Vinyl flooring has a different finish than laminate flooring. This topcoat is not UV resistant and will fade or change color over time. So if you should consider whether to install vinyl flooring for bedroom in a solarium or a sunny room.


Vinyl flooring is not biodegradable and difficult to recycle.


Vinyl flooring is a non-natural material and has high requirements on the base floor. The base layer must be flat, solid and dry when laying LVT floor. The surface of the plastic floor is smooth, free of edges, oil, dust and impurities.


Types of Vinyl Flooring


There are many types of vinyl flooring, including hard core vinyl, SPC vinyl, wood plastic vinyl and mixed vinyl. Each type of vinyl floor has its advantages and disadvantages. Which type you choose depends on the choice of your project.


The production process of LVT floor is the production of each layer of LVT sheet. Generally, it is processed into a sheet with a thickness of 0.8~1.5mm by means of banburying and calendering, and then it is made into the required thickness of the finished floor by means of blank assembly and hot pressing.


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