If you own a small business or you manage a business’ renovations, and it’s time to upgrade your look, you might be wondering which type of flooring is best for you. You’ve seen vinyl plank flooring, but you wonder, Can vinyl be used in commercial applications?
Yes, It Can!
Vinyl plank flooring can absolutely be used in commercial applications. Known for it’s durability, vinyl flooring is actually ideal for commercial use. Keep in mind that the wear layer is what determines the durability of the vinyl plank flooring. When installing in commercial settings, look for the highest wear layer to assure maximum durability. It is also recommended that you get a thick vinyl flooring too. While this doesn’t have much to do with the durability, it is very helpful to the stability of your floor when it’s thicker.
Are There Other Advantages?
Yes, the moisture resistance of vinyl plank flooring is one of the greatest advantages. In commercial applications especially, minor moisture exposure can occur. With vinyl plank flooring, you don’t have to worry about the flooring getting destroyed. Even in the worst case scenario of flooding, vinyl plank flooring can be uninstalled, dried, and reinstalled like new. Vinyl plank flooring is becoming a very popular flooring solution in commercial spaces as it offers the beauty of wood, with durability and resistance far surpassing laminate and hardwood.
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