What is LVT Flooring?
Luxury Vinyl Tiles are made from several layers of synthetic materials that are fused together to create a durable, waterproof product. The top is a photographic layer that mimics the look of natural materials. This is protected by a clear wear layer that makes the flooring scratch-resistant and durable. Underneath is a backing layer that provides stability.
Do I need Underlay With LVT Flooring?
While there is no actual requirement, it is advisable, as it gives that extra layer of cushioning and water resistance. LVT Underlay also has thermal properties that adds an extra layer of heat retention to any room its laid in.
Can I use Underfloor Heating with LVT Flooring?
Yes, it's the perfect way to heat a room, without needing radiators. Both forms, electric and water fed underfloor heating are compatible with LVT Flooring as long as they are run under 27°.
Is LVT Flooring Waterproof?
Both the surface layer and backing of LVT Flooring are waterproof, making them the ideal choice for high moisture areas such as bathrooms and kitchens. Care must be taken to install the floor properly so that it is correctly sealed and beaded aroudn the edges.
Is LVT Flooring Scratch Resistant?
Not only is LVT Flooring non-slip but it is also scratch resistant due to it's hard wearing top layer. It may acquire a few dents over the years but is comes with a long warranty and can be refinished should any damage occur.
Can LVT Flooring be Removed and Reinstalled?
Yes, no adhesive is used in teh laying of LVT Flooring, so it can be pulled up and relayed in a different room.
Which Rooms Are Suitable for LVT Flooring?
LVT Flooring is incredibly versatile and can effortlessly accommodate any room type, whether it be a bathroom, kitchen, hallway, bedroom, living room, or any other room that comes to mind. This versatility is one of the many reasons why our vinyl click flooring is so highly coveted.
What style of Luxury Vinyl Tiles can you choose from?
There is a broad range of styles and effects, all available in a vast selection of shades and colours to suit your preferences. LVT provides an exquisite and stylish natural appearance, with various designs such as:
Which is better LVT Click Flooring or laminate?
When it comes to choosing it's important to note that both LVT and Laminate Flooring
have comparable construction and installation processes. Additionally, they both offer finishes that look and feel realistic. However luxury vinyl tiles stands out in environments where there is a possibility of moisture or fluctuation in temperature and humidity levels.
How Does LVT Flooring Compare To Other Types of Flooring?
LVT is a versatile option that offers several benefits compared to other types of flooring:
- Compared to hardwood flooring it is more durable and easier to maintain. It's also more affordable and can be installed in high-moisture areas.
- Compared to ceramic tile it is more comfortable to walk on and easier to install. It's also more affordable and doesn't require grout, making it easier to clean.
- Compared to carpet it is more durable and easier to maintain. It's also hypoallergenic and doesn't trap dust and debris
How much LVT Click Flooring do I need?
To determine the precise number of luxury vinyl tiles required for your project, utilize our convenient floor calculator: Floor Measuring Guide
Which is More Expensive, Glue Down LVT vs LVT Click?
The cost difference depends significantly on the type of installation you choose. LVT Click Flooring is typically a bit pricier than Glue Down, but you must also consider the expense of an underlay for the subfloor. Rigid click LVT does not require a separate underlay since it is already integrated into the floor planks.
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