Resilient and Vinyl Flooring


Revolutionizing Spaces: The Versatile World of Resilient/Vinyl Flooring

Introduction:

In the ever-evolving realm of interior design, the quest for both aesthetics and functionality leads us to resilient, often known as vinyl flooring. This flooring type, once seen as merely a budget-friendly option, has now ascended as a frontrunner in the design world. Its versatility and practicality make it a go-to choice for decorators and designers alike.

Defining Resilient and Vinyl Flooring:

Resilient flooring stands out for its ability to withstand heavy foot traffic while maintaining its shape and appearance. Vinyl, a major category within resilient flooring, is celebrated for its durability and variety of design options.

Types of Resilient/Vinyl Flooring:

  • Sheet Vinyl: Known for seamless installation, sheet vinyl is perfect for areas where water resistance is crucial. Its expansive, continuous piece offers a uniform look, ideal for larger spaces.
  • Vinyl Tiles: These offer the flexibility of mixing and matching designs, creating unique patterns and a customized feel.
  • Vinyl Planks: Mimicking the aesthetics of hardwood floors, these planks bring a natural and warm feel to spaces, combining the beauty of wood with the resilience of vinyl.

Aesthetic Versatility:

Vinyl flooring's true appeal lies in its chameleon-like ability to replicate more expensive materials like hardwood, stone, and ceramic. Available in a myriad of designs, patterns, and textures, it allows designers to craft bespoke environments without compromising on cost or quality.

Durability and Maintenance:

Vinyl's durability, especially in high-traffic areas, is unmatched. It resists scratches, dents, and stains, making it ideal for commercial and residential spaces alike. Maintenance is a breeze - regular sweeping and occasional mopping keep it looking pristine.

Installation Techniques:

Each vinyl flooring type has its own installation method. Sheet vinyl requires precise cutting and fitting, while tiles and planks often feature a click-and-lock system for easier installation. Designers should consider the subfloor condition and the space's usage when choosing the installation technique.

Sustainability and Environmental Impact:

The environmental impact of vinyl flooring is a hot topic. Today, many manufacturers are embracing more sustainable practices, offering recyclable, phthalate-free, and low-VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) options. While it's important to acknowledge vinyl's synthetic nature, the industry's strides towards eco-friendliness are noteworthy.

Cost Considerations:

Vinyl flooring offers a cost-effective solution without sacrificing style. Its price varies based on quality and design but generally remains lower than natural materials, making it an attractive option for budget-conscious projects.

Trends and Future Outlook:

Vinyl flooring is at the forefront of design trends. Current preferences lean towards natural-looking textures and large-format tiles. As technology advances, we can anticipate even more realistic textures and environmentally friendly options, keeping vinyl flooring a staple in interior design.

Conclusion:

Resilient/vinyl flooring stands as a testament to the harmony of function and form. Its versatility in design, ease of maintenance, and cost-effectiveness make it an intelligent choice for interior designers and decorators. As the industry evolves, vinyl flooring continues to offer innovative solutions, ensuring its place in future design projects.

Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT)

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Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT)

Vinyl floor tile is frequently chosen for high-traffic areas because of its low cost, durability, and ease of maintenance. VCT has high resilience to abrasion and impact damage and can be repeatedly refinished with strippers and buffing equipment.

See our collection vinyl composition tile (vct) brands like Mannington Resilient Vinyl Flooring, Tarkett Resilient Flooring, Johnsonite® Commerical Flooring, Tarkett VCT Tile, Armstrong Commercial Resilient, and more... Click below to see our whole selection of vinyl composition tile (vct) brands!

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Linoleum Flooring

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Linoleum Flooring

Linoleum is the most sustainable flooring choice. It is made with linseed oil, pine rosin, ground cork dust, wood flour, and mineral fillers. Naturally resilient and insulating linoleum can help reduce energy used for heating, cooling and lighting.

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Sheet Vinyl Flooring

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Sheet Vinyl Flooring

Sheet vinyl flooring has been around for decades and is still very popular. It's made using a printing process that mimics the look of natural stone, ceramic tile or hardwood. It comes in a roll that is cut to size, perfect for kitchens and bathrooms.

See our collection sheet vinyl flooring brands like Armstrong Sheet Vinyl Floors, Mannington Resilient Vinyl Flooring, Tarkett Resilient Flooring, Johnsonite® Commerical Flooring, Kraus Luxury Vinyl Floors, and more... Click below to see our whole selection of sheet vinyl flooring brands!

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Rubber Flooring

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Rubber Flooring

Rubber flooring is meant to keep people safe on their feet, as some areas work enviorments can be hazardous. Industrial workers can easily injure themselves while on the job. Rubber flooring provides a high level of slip resistance.

See our collection rubber flooring brands like Johnsonite® Commerical Flooring, Roppe Rubber Flooring, Burke Luxury Vinyl Flooring, Flexco Rubber Flooring, Nora Rubber Flooring, and more... Click below to see our whole selection of rubber flooring brands!

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Luxury Vinyl Flooring

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Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Luxury vinyl flooring (LVF) differs from standard vinyl flooring in its ability to closely mimic the look of natural materials, such as wood, ceramic, or stone. It accomplishes this by a surface layer that has a very realistic photo-created image.

See our collection luxury vinyl flooring brands like Mannington Adura® Flooring, Karndean Waterproof Flooring, Congoleum Luxury Vinyl Flooring, Armstrong Rigid Core , NovaCore™, and more... Click below to see our whole selection of luxury vinyl flooring brands!

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Waterproof Flooring

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Waterproof Flooring

Waterproof flooring offers superior performance in wet areas, such as basements and bathrooms and provides easy maintenance for spills. Plus it is easy to clean because it keeps spills on the surface making cleanup tremendously easy.

See our collection waterproof flooring brands like COREtec Original, COREtec Plus Luxury Vinyl Tile, Mannington Adura® Max, Congoleum Luxury Vinyl Flooring, EarthWerks Waterproof Flooring, and more... Click below to see our whole selection of waterproof flooring brands!

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Resilient Accessories

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Resilient Accessories

Every element of a professional vinyl flooring installation works together to create a visual impact. Finish your flooring project with the appropriate resilient accessories. Cove base provides a finished, aesthetically pleasing look when installed.

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Armstrong Sheet Vinyl Floors
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Armstrong Sheet Vinyl Floors

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We've reinvented vinyl sheet flooring to give you products that combine incredible realism and comfort with durability and affordability. Take a look at vinyl sheet with Diamond 10® Technology — your floor will look newer, longer. Perfect for any room in your home. Learn More


Mannington Resilient Vinyl Flooring
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Mannington Resilient Vinyl Flooring

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Mannington Vinyl Floors prove that vinyl flooring can be both surprisingly fashionable and indisputably durable. Learn More


Tarkett Resilient Flooring
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Tarkett Resilient Flooring

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Tarkett's vinyl flooring combines a broad portfolio of patterns and colorways with high performance for schools, hospitals and other high traffic areas. Tarkett’s portfolio is high performing and low emitting, contributing to a safe and healthy indoor environment. Learn More


Johnsonite Vinyl Flooring
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Johnsonite Vinyl Flooring

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Acczent heterogeneous sheet provides more design opportunity than ever before in an easy-to-maintain vinyl flooring package. Learn More


Tarkett VCT Tile
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Tarkett VCT Tile

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Azrock Textile VCT boasts a contemporary textile modular visual with the traditional value and durability of vinyl composition tile. Learn More