Having water-resistant properties, vinyl is a great flooring option for any room or space in the home. It's robust construction and simple installation also makes for a simple solution for those who enjoy DIY. Browse Carpet Court's range of vinyl flooring planks and find the perfect style and colour for your home.
What is vinyl plank flooring?
Vinyl flooring is made from 100% synthetic materials and comes in different forms such as vinyl tiles, vinyl sheeting and vinyl planks. Vinyl plank flooring comes in strips designed to replicate the look of natural timber floorboards, and can be laid using the same techniques applied to floating floors.
Luxury vinyl flooring is a way to transform your home using an affordable, easy to maintain and easy to clean floor covering which has the stunning good looks of timber floating floors but is far more budget friendly for most family households.
Vinyl planks are durable, waterproof and are slightly more forgiving and softer under foot than hardwood or tiled floors. They consist of wear layers which are clear coatings providing scratch, stain and fade resistance above a layer of digitally enhanced photographic imaging which attaches to the vinyl core layer to give the appearance of natural timber. The core layers mainly comprise of PVC which has a degree of flexibility and is waterproof. There are also protective backing layers which helps vinyl plank flooring to be impervious to water, mould, and mildew.
What are the benefits of vinyl plank flooring?
Vinyl plank flooring is a type of flooring interior designers love because of its aesthetic appeal and vast range of colours and designs to choose from. The realistic finishes can be hard to tell visually apart from laminate flooring, while being super resilient to the wear and tear that comes with family living.
Vinyl is a trending floor covering not only for its easy-to-lay, hardwearing, easily-maintained good looks, but because it also comes minus the expansion and shrinkage issues that can occur with some floors. Vinyl planks have massive contemporary appeal, transforming any home from ho-hum to wow! They are anti-static, hygienic and anti-slip, so they are perfect not only for living areas but also for kitchens, laundries and bathrooms.
You can lay vinyl yourself as a cost-effective DIY project using the easy click and lock system over your subfloor. Because it is waterproof and budget-friendly, vinyl can be laid throughout the home and in commercial environments where non-slip and hygienic, easy to clean properties are required.
What kinds of vinyl plank flooring can I choose from?
At your local Carpet Court store you can choose from a range of vinyl floor collections. Offering diverse textured looks, colours and designs vinyl plank flooring products within the Harmony Living range offer eleven fashionable woodgrain colours to choose from in extra wide 228mm planks while a further twelve glorious colours are available in the Harmony Planks’ collection in 183mm wide boards.
The Laneway collection comes in an amazing array of sixteen varied woodgrain colours in a superior 5mm thickness. Check out the remaining vinyl plank flooring collections as there are endless colours and styles to choose from.
Which vinyl plank flooring is best?
Several factors come into play when determining the ‘best’ vinyl plank flooring, the most important being the environment in which it is laid, the preparation and the installation. Vinyl plank flooring comes in different thicknesses which is an important consideration when assessing your subfloor.
The Home Sweet Home range comes in a choice of plank lengths, widths and thicknesses, allowing you to choose the best option for your home. Laid correctly in the right environment and all vinyl plank flooring collections can become the best option for you.
Are the vinyl plank flooring options at Carpet Court durable?
Yes, many vinyl plank flooring products have a residential wear and tear warranty of 25 years so they are definitely durable when cared for in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.