Is Vinyl Flooring Right for You? Pros and Cons of This Wall Covering
Is Vinyl Flooring Right for You? Pros and Cons of This Wall Covering

Very popular among home owners when choosing your flooring, one of the least forms of flooring is vinyl flooring, which comes in either tile or sheet form and offers a great value. Available in a wide range of colours, styles and designs, vinyl tiles are easy to cut and install by the average do-it-yourself but sheet vinyl can be very hard to install. Hence it should be installed by a professional. Before choosing vinyl for your floor’s surface, you should carefully weigh its pros and cons.

Benefits of Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl floor panels are very resistant to water and dirt, and it is one of the few flooring types that can be installed directly over a subfloor or a previous vinyl or linoleum installation without requiring demolition first. It is also one of the best choices for installing on a floor with many cracks. Some of the other benefits include;

  • Low Maintenance – Vinyl flooring is relatively cheap to care for. You can use a damp mop and an approved cleaner to remove stains.
  • Water resistance – well-installed vinyl flooring is impervious to water penetration making it the best material for use in a bathroom, kitchen, laundry room and other high space in the home.
  • Comfort underfoot – Vinyl does not get cold during the winter and is soft beneath your feet, unlike stone flooring. Vinyl sheets and tiles have a padded layer making walking on these floors even
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