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What is Click Vinyl Plank Flooring?

What is Click Vinyl Plank Flooring?

Click vinyl plank flooring is an engineered, floating vinyl floor. This means that click vinyl plank flooring will work in many areas of your home. Mudrooms, bathrooms, and entry ways are no longer off limits when it comes to getting a beautiful wood-look in those areas of your home. Vinyl plank flooring can be installed in those so called “wet” areas of your home, with no questions asked. A beautiful, affordable floor that any DIY lover will grasp within a very short period of time.

Anatomy of Click Vinyl Flooring

Click vinyl plank flooring can be used on cement, granite, tile, laminate and other flat subfloors. The top layers consist of a UV coating and a wear layer to protect against scratches, dents, and sunlight, which isn’t so much visible to the naked eye. The layer you will actually see is the decorative layer, a high resolution image which come in a variety of designs such as wood grain, natural tile, natural stone, or even ceramic tile floor. The backing layers are generally made of PVC, fiberglass, and virgin or recycled vinyl. This is where the locking system is molded to give you strength to your locking system. Whether the edges or beveled or square, the joints are waterproof making click vinyl plank flooring the ideal choice for people with an active lifestyle.

Vinyl flooring cutaway layers diagram

Vinyl Floor Layer Diagram courtesy of

Advantages of Click Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl’s waterproof construction, which extends to the locking system, offers an ideal floor for commercial settings that are continually battling the weather elements. The fact that vinyl plank flooring is waterproof, also offers no limitations as to what rooms you can install these beautiful vinyl planks in when it comes to your home. With click vinyl plank flooring, your choices of flooring are endless.

Click Vinyl Plank Flooring Joint View~

View of locking system on Click Vinyl Plank Flooring

The installation process involving click vinyl plank flooring is simple. There is no need for any complex tools, nails or glue. You will need a set or two of hands to install click vinyl plank flooring. Simply line the locking system grooves together and lower the planks to the floor! If you’ve installed a laminate floor, chances are, you will have no problem installing click vinyl flooring as the process is virtually the same! Another advantage is, as with any floating floor, you can walk on your click vinyl plank flooring upon installation. There is no glue, grout, or adhesive that needs to dry. Click vinyl plank flooring can be installed within a reasonable short period of time. Depending on the size of your rooms, most areas of your home can easily have click vinyl plank flooring installed over the course of a weekend. Click vinyl plank flooring will work in almost every single nook and cranny in your home; which makes vinyl plank flooring a great choice when it comes to freshening up the look of your home.

Stone Oak Vinyl Plank Flooring - Bestlaminate Customer Photo

Stone Oak Vinyl Plank Flooring – Bestlaminate Customer Photo

Affordable, easy to install, and re-usable make click vinyl plank flooring the ideal flooring  of choice. From commercial settings to residential settings, click vinyl plank flooring will offer longevity when it comes to affordability, as well as wearability. Click vinyl plank flooring offers you, the consumer in the 21st century, choices that will work with you.

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