Vinyl flooring is also known as resilient flooring or PVC vinyl flooring which is a flooring option in both residential and commercial segments. It is manufactured from artificial and natural polymer materials and placed in
Vinyl flooring is also known as resilient flooring or PVC vinyl flooring which is a flooring option in both residential and commercial segments. It is manufactured from artificial and natural polymer materials and placed in recurring layers. With the advancement of technology, flooring is now available in vinyl flooring texture sheets that resemble natural design textures like hardwood, marble, or stone floorings.
The Vinyl flooring sheets are manufactured primarily of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and hence also referred to as PVC flooring. When vinyl flooring is manufactured with a combination of PVC and wood it is known as WPC while if it is made from stone (calcium carbonate) and PVC, it is known as SPC.
Advantages Of Vinyl flooring:
The properly fitted floor vinyl sheet, as it is made from PVC, is resilient to water penetration and can be used for the bathroom and kitchen area also. This is determined by its quality and the installation type.
Vinyl sheets can last for so many years depending on their usage as it is a highly durable material and if it is properly installed and maintained. The vinyl flooring tiles can easily be removed when got damaged or deteriorated and replaced as they are manufactured and supplied individual pieces. Vinyl sheet flooring is also a good choice for the bathroom, as a single piece sheet without a joint can be used for the entire area which ensures no seams for water to leak through.
Comfortable for walking
Vinyl flooring feels soft while walking on it as some vinyl sheets and tiles have a soft layer of padding with a certain degree of elasticity. Not only that as the vinyl sheet has a soft surface an object or valuable has less chance to breakage or be damaged when dropped on it.
Vinyl flooring is very easy for cleaning as sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping are the simplest ways to keep the vinyl flooring free of dust. The Vinyl flooring possesses the property of being stain resistant as the top wearing layer protects the flooring from stains. Simply floor cleaners that are mixed with warm water can clean up the flooring’s tough stains.
Disadvantages of vinyl flooring.
- This flooring cannot be repaired and the entire sheet needs to be replaced.
- This flooring can emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
- It has a shorter lifespan as compared to conventional wooden flooring.
- It has neither an impact nor a negative impact on the resale value of the home.
- As dismantled PVC flooring material is difficult to recycle and hence not eco-friendly.