10 Benefits of Vinyl Flooring
Inexpensive Durability Slip Resistant Easy to Clean Stain Resistant Moisture Resistant Can Have the Look of Wood, Tile, Stone Great for RVs and Boats Waterproof Non-Fading Colors Low or No VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds)
Vinyl Floors are getting more expensive as time goes on. More retail stores are carrying vinyl flooring than ever before. Vinyl floors have become more stylish too. Tiles are available in just about every shape and size imaginable. The following list will put into perspective how beneficial vinyl flooring can be to your home or business.
Did you know that most types of vinyl flooring cost less than $2 per square foot? This is a great price when you compare it to other types of flooring.
Vinyl floors can last up to 22 years or longer in most cases. If properly taken care of, these vinyl floors could outlast the home they’re installed in.
3. Slip Resistant
When comparing slip resistance to hardwood and tile, this is where vinyl beat them hands down. This makes it perfect for high-traffic areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. It also can be used in areas with no carpet such as decks and patios.
4. Easy to Clean
Unlike wood or tile, a vinyl floor only needs a damp mop instead of having to get a bucket filled with soapy water! Just remember not to use too much water when cleaning. Many homeowners are choosing laminate floors because they are often easier to keep clean than other types of flooring.
5. Stain Resistant
If you have pets or kids this is a huge benefit that should be considered. With just one simple wipe all dirt and grime can be removed without leaving any marks on the surface. Even grease stains, which many homeowners worry about because there’s usually no way to get them out, can easily be taken care of by applying some warm soap and water to the affected area with a sponge mop!
6. Moisture Resistant
Just like hardwood floors, vinyl floors will not retain moisture so it makes for an excellent material for areas such as basements, kitchens, and bathrooms.
7. Can have the look of Wood or Tile
You can get vinyl flooring that has a wood appearance in it so you don’t have to worry about scratching it by dragging furniture across it.
8. Great for RVs and Boats
Most types of hardwood floors will expand when moist, which makes them very difficult to install on boats or in motor homes. Not only that but moisture can wreak havoc on a wood floor causing the boards in the floor to warp and buckle over time!
There’s nothing worse than trying to sleep in a bedroom with a cold draft coming from under the door from your bathroom right? Well, guess what happens if they need to put the commode in the same room as your bedroom? It’s even worse if they choose to put it right next to your bed! A vinyl floor can easily fix this problem.
10. Non-Fading Colors
Vinyl floors are available in just about every color imaginable, making them excellent for color coordinating different areas of a home or business. Most colors are long-lasting too so you don’t have to worry about changing colors anytime soon!