Vinyl flooring, or vinyl composition tile (VCT), is a synthetic flooring material fitted to smooth, level floors using specialised vinyl adhesive. It is cost-effective, highly durable and easy to clean and maintain, making it a popular choice for many looking for an alternative to carpets or wooden flooring.
When most people talk about vinyl flooring they're usually thinking about sheet flooring. However, there are other forms of flooring made from vinyl, such as tiles and planks. Since they're all are made from vinyl they share a number of common characteristics and have many of the same advantages and disadvantages.
Easy To Clean
Ideally suited to bathrooms and kitches, the low maintenance of LVT flooring means a simple wipe with a damp mop once a week will protect against scratches and fading. A simple cloth or mop will wipe away any spills.
Ability to withstand high moisture levels without warping, perfect for bathrooms, kitchens and conservatories. LVT is also compatible with underfloor heating.
Vinyl is featured in a unique variety of colors and designs, inspired by the colors and patterns found in nature. You can also choose to either have a subtle or dramatic variation between individual tiles. Tiles can be grouted to make it look more like ceramic or stone.
A typical installation can be completed in half the time it takes to complete a comparable ceramic tile installation. LVT tile can also be glued down or the can be floated. Individual tiles can be clicked together and then installed without glue, to float on a special underlayment.