Vinyl flooring is a strong and waterproof material that is suitable for heavy traffic areas as well as wet environments. Vinyl has been around for many years and the manufacturing process has become so sophisticated that it became a great alternative to more expensive floors like hardwood and tiles.
Vinyl flooring is ideal for wet areas like bathrooms and kitchens. It comes in a variety of shapes: sheet, tiles and planks.
Being a impermeable material, it will not swell, stain or rot as a result of water being spilled on it.
Vinyl flooring comes in a variety of wood designs from the common oak to the most exotic wood essences, making vinyl a welcome addition in any modern home.
In the commercial environment, vinyl performs really well.
It can be treated with biostats and fungicides to stop the growth of fungus and to stop the multiplication of germs on its surface thus making vinyl a perfect floorcovering in the medical world. Modern vinyls also incorporate anti slip material on its surface making it suitable for wet commercial kitchens, shower rooms, pool sides and changing rooms.
Being a very durable material, good quality vinyl can come with lengthy warranties that can include cover of 10, 20, 30 or even lifetime guarantee.
Vinyl flooring is a superb floorcovering and it offers value for money with some of its qualities being:
- Low cost
- Strength and durability
- Thermal insulation
- Resistance to moisture and liquids
- Easily maintained
- Some vinyls have enhanced slip resistance and biostatic properties