Planning for a new floor can be a daunting task. From a huge array of choices and textures, it can be challenging to nail your choice down to one. If you are looking for a more economical choice when it comes to flooring, you may want to consider luxury vinyl flooring. This type of faux flooring is designed from vinyl but made to look exactly like the real thing. If you’re not convinced to try luxury vinyl flooring and have it installed yet, here are just a few more reasons to consider.
The Look Of Real Wood Or Tile
If you’ve always wanted specialty hardwood flooring and had it quoted for installation, you’ll realize that not only is it expensive, but the entire process from purchase to completion is very time consuming. Using photogravure technology, not only do these faux floors look like wood or tile, they feel like them too. One of the most amazing pros of choosing luxury vinyl flooring over traditional hardwood is how real it looks compared to wood. At first glance, it can be hard to decipher between the two. You can choose from a variety of colors that will match your home decor and style. Luxury vinyl flooring also comes in tile choices as well. You can choose from travertine and slate styles or other varieties that will help give you the look of rich slate or stone for a lot less.
Lower Price Than Real Flooring
Luxury vinyl flooring is less than half the price of real hardwood flooring, making it an affordable option if you’re on a tight budget. Specialty hardwood flooring that is hand-selected can run in upwards of thousands of dollars, and be costly to ship to your home. Luxury flooring allows you to have a popular weathered-look to your floor or a well-worn look that is lighter and cheaper than traditional hardwood. Same with marble or stone, you can choose from many designs that will match the look you’re after for your home.
Installation Is Less Complex
With luxury flooring, you can have the entire floor placed within hours—not days like some specialty types. Our team of installers will work to your specs to make sure that your floors look exactly how you envisioned them to be. There is often no special preparation for your new floor with luxury vinyl. As long as the floor is level and smooth, installation can begin. No waiting days for a specialty underlayment to be placed underneath.
Ease Of Maintenance
Luxury flooring is easy to maintain. No special waxing or polishing once or twice a year. The floors don’t need to be sealed either. They are ready for use. Just simply clean according to the manufacturer’s instructions, which typically includes daily sweeping and a light, dry mop as needed. You won’t have to use a harsh cleaner wither, just water or water and a mild soap agent.
Most luxury floors withstand busy households. This means that scratches, dents and dirty tracks won’t easily affect this type of flooring material. These floors are also water resistant. So in the event of a flood or water damage, your floors will withstand the added pressure. The durability that comes with having a luxury vinyl floor is something that will make your investment worthwhile. It will also be around for years to come, and look like new as long as it is well taken care of and maintained properly.
In addition, luxury vinyl floors are safe. They meet the codes and requirements to be flame resistant and slip resistant, making them a good choice for your family. Call us today to set up an appointment to choose a flooring option that is best for you and your budget.