Can Vinyl Flooring Be Used On A Boat?

Can I use vinyl flooring on my boat? We are getting this question from time to time. If you are looking for the perfect floor to spruce up your boat and you want to give it a classic and inexpensive look vinyl is a great choice.

Vinyl plank flooring is 100% waterproof and will be safe to use on a boat. It can be used inside as well as outside. Vinyl plank flooring is reusable- which is great in case you decided to do repair or change something;  you simply take planks apart and re-install it without and problem.

Vinyl plank floors are installed as a  "floating" floor, and are not sensitive to the temperature changes. All you have to do is to leave an expansion gap on the perimeter of the room to allow it to shrink and expend. Vinyl floors are very durable and very forgiving to the harsh "wet" environment, so it is ideal flooring solution to be safely installed on the boat.

When it comes to selection your vinyl floor, make sure to select vinyl flooring with a heavier than standard wear-layer, assuming that there will be a lot of wear and tear exposure during the boating season. We suggest at least 12mil wear layer, providing you with a commercial , heavy use durability.

With nice color and texture choices of click vinyl plank flooring, your special space on the boat can easily be transformed in a relatively short period of time. Installation is glueless and friendly for a first timers; you will not need any special tools or adhesives to install click vinyl plank flooring. You can update your space in just one weekend. Nothing needs to settle or dry, and you can use your boat right after your floor is installed. How nice is that!