Vinyl is one of the most durable flooring options available in the market these days. But it is not a new concept – vinyl is a product that has been around for a very long time.

Vinyl is constructed in multiple layers which include the wear layer and the printed or decorative layer. There is also an inner core consisting of a foam for more comfortable feel when you walk over.

It is a good idea to learn some basics about the vinyl flooring to compare product offered by other companies.

Vinyl is supplied in multiple forms:

  1. Sheet

Sheet vinyl is a product that is in fact supplied in the form of sheets. This professionally installed flooring goes down smoothly and has no visible seams after installation.vinyl-floor

It is composed of the following materials:

  • PVC
  • Fiberglass
  • Foam gel
  • Urethane

Even though you can lay it loose over a sub floor because of its heavy weight, but a more permanent solution is to use industrial adhesive.

  1. Planks and Tile

This DIY friendly product goes through a manufacturing process similar to the one for vinyl sheets. The only difference is that they come out as much harder and stiffer. They can be glued down or joined over the edges and can be allowed to float over the sub floor.

  1. Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT)

Vinyl composition tile is composed of a no bend mix of vinyl and limestone. These are tough by nature and are used in areas of high traffic such as schools. It can only be done by a professional as it involves great intricacy while placement. These 12 by 12-inch tiles can also be glued down to the floor.

  1. Woven Vinyl

Woven vinyl is another type that uses fiberglass with vinyl along with soft and textured sheets. This product is naturally elastic, it is very easy to clean and stain resistant at the same time. It will not deteriorate for many years.

Pros of Installing Vinyl

  • Vinyl is a very cost effective and durable flooring option.
  • Vinyl is stylish and can be made to look like tiles, marble or even wood, but at a much lower cost.

Things to Consider

When eve you are buying products or using services from a vinyl flooring company, make sure to look for these important factors.

  1. Thickness

While buying vinyl you need to look for a thick wear layer. The top layer is the one that really counts.  It decides how well your ground surface with confronting movement and additionally wears and tears.

  1. Quality

The right vinyl flooring space should be selected. You must always consult a retailer to find out about the quality and execution attributes of the floor you are keen to select. Understanding the warranty is a must, which is a great relief from tension.

  1. Seams

Well, in some cases, based on the room setup, seaming may be required.  Before laying down a new floor, make sure to learn about where the seams are necessary. Vinly also provides you with an option to choose from different pattern options to hide the seams.

In rooms where heavy water usage is a must – for instance – laundry rooms, the heavy caulking in between the walls and the floor may need to be replaced after some time. In order to avoid water seeping through under the floors.

  1. Cost

Ask your retailer to ascertain the aggregate cost of your floor covering project to keep away from any preventable costs.


Yearly cleaning is additionally recommended to keep up the excellence and life of your new vinyl flooring.

All in all, if you have selected the right Vinyl flooring materials, you can have a peace of mind for a long time if you are asking experienced people.It is technical and needs experience – this is why you need to work with experience company like Vinyl Flooring World.

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