Luxury Vinyl Flooring Guide
Vinyl has changed a lot over the last decade due to advances in technology in the flooring industry. What once was a peel-n-stick option now comes in solid planks and tiles. Vinyl is now associated as resilient flooring, and even luxury. Luxury vinyl isn’t a new product, but it is up and coming for many homeowners today. Tile & Carpet Town Carpet One Floor & Home in Dewitt, Auburn, and Liverpool, NY is your local retailer for all things luxury vinyl flooring.
Luxury vinyl is more advances than traditional sheet vinyl due to the way it is manufactured. Luxury vinyl is made of multiple layers, and each layer plays an important role in the performance of the floor. The wear layer is where luxury vinyl gets its durability, and its wore is where it gets its waterproof qualities.
Types of luxury Vinyl Flooring
Luxury vinyl is a home owner’s favorite for not only its looks, but its functionality. Luxury vinyl resists water, heat, heavy foot traffic, mold, and mildew. It makes it an ideal for areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, and entryways. Luxury vinyl comes in many styles, patterns, and colors to match the look of your home and personal style. Choose from planks that can replicate hardwood, or tiles that can mimic stone, there is a luxury vinyl floor for everyone’s personal style.
The image layer is a digitally printed image of real hardwood or stone, this is how luxury vinyl gets it authentic looks. Many manufacturers use registered embossing to create texture so the planks and tiles can feel like real wood or stone. Luxury vinyl comes in two types of options, planks and tiles. Most planks and tiles come with some water resistance, but there are others that are totally waterproof.
Where can Luxury Vinyl be Installed?
Since luxury vinyl is known to be incredibly durable, there are virtually no limits on where you can install it around your home. Due to the realistic visuals, you can install luxury vinyl in places like bedrooms and living rooms. You can still have the added sense of luxury but with the benefit of extra durability. Luxury vinyl flooring is also very functional, and can be installed in places like kitchens, laundry rooms, bathrooms and even entryways. In spaces around your home with a lot of moisture, consider installed waterproof luxury vinyl.
Our Luxury Vinyl Selection
As your local flooring retailer we carry name brand flooring you have come to love as well as our own exclusive brands including Invincible™ H2O, Invincible™ LVT, and VERÓSTONE™. All of our exclusive brands are backed by our award winning warranties.
Continue reading below for more information about luxury vinyl, but also stop by our Tile & Carpet Town Carpet One showrooms in Dewitt, Liverpool, and Auburn, NY and speak with a local flooring expert about luxury vinyl in your home.
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