101 Vinyl Flooring

Is Vinyl Floor Anti-Static?

Is Vinyl Flooring Anti-Static?

If you’re looking to purchase vinyl flooring, you likely have many questions. One of them may be- Is vinyl flooring anti static? Well, vinyl floor is an anti-static. This antistatic agent is a compound used for treatment of the surface in order to reduce buildup of static electricity. Its role is to make the surface itself slightly conductive by absorbing …

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How is Vinyl Flooring Made?

How is Vinyl Flooring Made?

You may be wondering – How is vinyl flooring made? Unlike laminate, vinyl is composed of different materials and applied with a different application process. To understand vinyl’s intricacies, you must first understand how it’s made. Each vinyl floor consists of three core components: felt paper, vinyl foam, and a protective layer. Sometimes, on textured vinyl planks, inhibitors are applied. …

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Can Vinyl Floor Be Used for Indoor and Outdoor Use?

can vinyl floor be used for indoor and outdoor use

You may be wondering, can vinyl floor be used for indoor and outdoor use? Well, vinyl floor can be used indoors and outdoors, however most vinyl flooring is only specified for indoor usage. While it is possible to install vinyl flooring outside, vinyl flooring performs best in a temperature controlled room. It is important to know that your flooring can have issues …

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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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Calculate Square Footage of a Room : How To

How to calculate square footage of a room

Calculating Square Footage of a Room: Knowing how to calculate the square footage of a room is essential when you are planning to buy new flooring. Figuring out your square footage is quite easy! Use our free square footage calculator to make calculating your square footage even easier. To measure the total square footage of flooring you will need for your …

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Installing Vinyl Plank Flooring – Vapor Barrier on Wood Sub Floor?

Installing Vinyl Plank Flooring

Should I use a vapor barrier on a wood sub-floor when installing vinyl plank flooring? We get this question a lot! It is not required, but we recommend using the Visqueen Vapor Barrier with all vinyl plank flooring installations. The Visqueen acts as a barrier between the flooring and the sub floor, and allows the vinyl planks to float above the …

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What Plank Size Is Ideal For Certain Room Size?

Plank Size for Rooms

Plank size matters – whether it’s laminate, vinyl, hardwood, or any other type of flooring. You want to strike a balance with the plank widths, otherwise your room could look overwhelmed or cramped. What’s the Ideal Plank Size? The general rule of thumb when choosing is the bigger the room, the bigger the plank size can be. Most laminate designs …

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What Does Fiberglass Reinforced Mean?

What does fiberglass reinforced mean?

When purchasing a vinyl flooring, you may see fiberglass reinforced as a special feature on the box. What does this mean? You Want Fiberglass Reinforced Vinyl When a vinyl has fiberglass in its construction, the back of the vinyl is more rigid. This rigidity eases the installation process as well as creates a more durable and stronger plank. Vinyl planks …

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What Is The Width Of Vinyl Flooring Planks?

vinyl flooring planks

What is the width of vinyl flooring planks? We are asked this question every single day. The new generation of vinyl flooring no longer comes in a sheet format. The newest trend in the vinyl flooring industry is to deliver an easy to handle and easy to install product. Now customers can choose vinyl floors in a plank format available …

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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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