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What are pros and cons of vinyl plank flooring?

Pros and Cons of Vinyl Plank Flooring

The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Plank Flooring Vinyl plank flooring is one of the most popular flooring choices for busy households, offices, cafes and commercial applications. There are many pros to vinyl flooring, one being it has 100% waterproof surface, but there are also a few cons you may want to consider depending on your needs. Below is a …

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Do I need underlayment to install vinyl plank flooring?

Do I need underlayment to install vinyl plank flooring?

Do I need underlayment to install vinyl plank flooring? This is a question we get daily! It is important to know if you need underlayment or not with a vinyl flooring installation. Unlike laminate flooring, most vinyl floors are designed to lay directly on top of the subfloor. The type of vinyl flooring and type of subfloor you have will determine if you …

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Do I need to glue vinyl flooring?

We get asked a lot if you need to glue vinyl flooring down. What many people don’t seem to know is that whether you glue it down or not depends! There are a few types of vinyl flooring, each with a unique installation process. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the manufactures installation instructions and options prior to purchasing and …

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When will I need to use a moisture barrier when installing laminate flooring?

All laminate flooring requires an underlayment to allow the floor to float and give the locking system its strength. Sometimes the underlayment is already attached for you, but you may hear the term moisture or vapor barrier when installing laminate flooring. You may be wondering if you will need to use a moisture barrier. Depending on your subfloor and project, you …

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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 …

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Vinyl Flooring for Rental Properties?

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Dear Derrik, Vinyl flooring is a great option for your rental! Vinyl flooring is perfect for homes and rental units for a variety of reasons. We’re happy to help weigh the pros and cons of having vinyl flooring in your rental property! The Best Vinyl Flooring for Rental Properties In truth, a rental is no different than a residential installation. This means that there …

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Can I Use Vinyl Plank Flooring on Top of Radiant Heating?

With technology advancing as it is today, one of the best inventions as of late is radiant heating! For those who don’t know what it is, radiant heating is a special type of heating that is placed underneath the flooring. The heat radiates through the flooring, making it warm on your feet. Many people love these floors in bathrooms and …

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Can I Use Underlayment Under Vinyl Flooring For Warmth?

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Dear Sylvia, BRRR! Winters in Michigan don’t sound fun! We can understand why you would be concerned with warmth and insulation in any place you can get it. There is some good news and bad news when it comes to underlayment and vinyl flooring. No Thick Underlayment Under Vinyl Flooring Unfortunately, adding insulating underlayment under vinyl flooring will cause the flooring to be …

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Can I Put Vinyl Tile On Top Of Vinyl Sheet Flooring?

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Dear Jack and Carolyn, It’s great that you want to revamp your flooring from old vinyl sheet flooring to vinyl tile plank flooring! Before installing over top of your previous vinyl flooring, you should follow the tips below. Tear It Up! By applying a glue-down vinyl over another vinyl, your are creating a soft substrate for you new floor. Glue-down …

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