Floors are the most important part and most used area in any home or office. This is why you should do keen research while constructing or renovating them in terms of durability, cost, maintenance and of course, looks and style.
With the flooring options available today, you may get confused which flooring would be the best to choose for your office? But which one is the most rending and modern flooring option?
Like many other countries , now Malaysia has also craze of using one of the most popular flooring material that is ‘Vinyl Flooring’ because of easy installation, water and stain resistant, and affordability. This is why vinyl flooring for office becomes very popular in the country.
How to Install Vinyl Flooring
Following steps are involved in installment of vinyl flooring. But make sure you are using an experience vinyl flooring company as installing vinyl flooring perfectly needs experience.
The standard procedures of installing Vinyl tiles are as below:
- Take measurement of the room so you can have an estimate how much vinyl sheet you need for installation.
- Remove the unnecessary items like furniture, nails and blocks present in the room.
- Vinyl flooring can be done on any type of floor whether it is concrete or any other. Just remove the minor bumps, holes or cracks present on the floor with the help of chisel or grinder.
Firstly install underlayment with the help of ply-wood panels with a gap of 1/32 inches for space. Set a gap of 1/8 inches between the underlayment and walls too.
The place where underlayment meets, use any cement compound over there to smooth the surface. Allow drying and clean the floor again to make nothing damageable is present.
It is recommended to sketch a floor plan before installing the sheet where you can easily identify where the sheet would be installed and where not.
Start cutting your vinyl sheet according to the floor plan sketch and use adhesive compounds to make it set on the surface of floor. Trim the corners to leave a gap with the wall.
Don’t use it till 24 hours of after installation. After that you can use and place your furniture carefully again in their respective places.
Even if you are using the services of a company to install, make sure they are following all the steps listed above.
Advantages of Vinyl Flooring for Office
Not only easy to install, but repairing is also really easy. You can do it yourself which saves a lot of money to hire a professional for this.
Cost-effectiveas compared to ceramic, laminate or porcelain flooring with a decent appearance as well. Wide variety of colors, styles and textures are available to choose from.
Highly durableas many companiesgive warranties that vinyl flooring last up to 15 years or more. Scratches or minor cracks can easily be hidden in vinyl flooring.
100% Sound proof, water resistant, termite proof which makes it really beneficial and people prefer to use it in their homes.
Limitations of Vinyl Flooring
It is water resistant but not water proofing, it it not recommended to be installed in bathroom
It don’t have good UV resistant property, it is not advisable to be installed at out door which explore to sun light.
- You may find it difficult to move furniture around sometimes.
Like other flooring options, Vinyl also has some limitations but the key features that it is easy to install, cost, catchy appearance, attractive colors and texture make it stand-out among other options.
So, if you are interested in finding an affordable and best way to renovate your office floors, just go for Vinyl Flooring. If you need help, give us a call.