Today's residential vinyl floors (also called resilient floors) are more
durable and stain-resistant than ever before. Many of the designs and colors
are inspired by nature and will add style and color to any room. Vinyl floor
designs are extremely realistic looking, patterns range from simple contemporary
designs to beautiful weathered stones to rich hand scraped hardwoods. If
you haven't explored vinyl floors for a while you will truly be amazed at
the newer vinyl floor offerings.
For any room where the floor is likely to get spilled on, like a kitchen,
a bathroom or a laundry room, vinyl is a perfect choice. For any room where
the floor is likely to get vinyl, Floors We Do. is an equally outstanding
selection. We offer a wide variety of vinyl tiles and sheet vinyl in both
6 and 12-foot widths. You'll also get to choose from embossed, inlaid and
printed vinyl--in a whole kaleidoscope of different colors.
If you have pets in the house or hear the pitter-patter of little feet, vinyl
is a strong and sturdy choice. Not to mention, ease of maintenance and cleaning
also make it ideal for entry halls, dining areas, powder rooms, and family
rooms that are next to the kitchen Traffic. Considering the amount of traffic
your vinyl will have to stand up to in any room will make a major impact
on what level of quality you
end up selecting. In a guest bathroom that tends to gets infrequent visitors,
for instance, you might very well get away with selecting more of a medium
quality vinyl. As a general rule, you should feel free to put higher quality
vinyl anywhere; but you should be very careful where you put lower quality
material. Because ultimately, you should replace vinyl because you're tired
of looking at that pattern--not because the vinyl is tired-looking itself.
Two manufacturing techniques are used to produce sheet vinyl floorings inlay
and rotogravure printing. With inlaid flooring, the more expensive and durable
of the two, the patterns
goes all the way through to the backing.
In the manufacturing process, vinyl granules are applied to a backing
through a series of templates, giving the design substantial visual depth.
layers are fused together, and then the surface is given a wear layer
for protection. With a less expensive rotogravure floor, the pattern is
with vinyl inks onto a coated mineral felt backing and a wear layer is
Pattern. Once you decide upon the quality of vinyl you need, we suggest
only looking at the vinyl in that price range. Otherwise, you're liable
to fall into the dreaded trap of falling in love within a pattern that's
only available in a lesser quality. While one would think that different
patterns are available different levels of quality, unfortunately it
doesn't work that way in vinyl.
Note.Vinyl flooring, a plastic material,
is sold as either sheets or tiles. Sheet flooring is applied from 6-,
9-, or 12-foot-wide rolls; tiles are
normally 12 inches square. Sheet flooring is generally used where a seamless
look is wanted; another advantage is that it is impervious to damage
from water that can seep between the joints of other flooring materials.
of sheet vinyl is best left in the hands of a professional or experienced
installer. A new era in Vinyl flooring market 14 and 15’ 6’’ goods
for seamless jobs.
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