Home Renovation With Vinyl Flooring
The new laminate flooring effect is cost effective and looks good If you have always wanted a polished wooden floorboard in your house but it’s just not practical, there is still a solution in vinyl flooring. No longer associated with horrific patterns, vinyl flooring can offer you a similar look to a real wood floorboard with a realistic texture. There are an extensive range of vinyl floor patterns available, replicating many different styles of wooden and mineral floors such as slate and stone. Vinyl floorboards are also now available in a range of different sized planks which can be clicked into place, adding to the impression of real wood.
The benefits of fitting a laminate floor rather than real wood is less maintenance work, reduced noise and a selection of different finishes, costing you substantially less than a real wood floor. Buying and installing a real oak floorboard would be very expensive, but thanks to developments in vinyl flooring, you can replicate the effect for a fraction of the cost. Installing a wooden floorboard, particularly upstairs in a bedroom or bathroom can prove to be particularly noisy, especially if you have children too. Vinyl flooring can replicate the same stylish effect but substantially reduces the noise. Of course, you may not want a wooden floor design when you choose vinyl, and there are certainly many more options.
Developments in this type of flooring industry mean that you can pick from finishes such as leather, slate, sandstone and metallic stone. Choosing the right vinyl floor company can also mean the benefits of installing the floor is significantly increased.
This type of flooring is simple and easy to install, similar to a laminate flooboard, laminate planks can now be slotted and clicked into place. The risk of the flooring being scratched due to footwear is also significantly less, if you choose the right floorboard with a protective wear layer, your floor will be virtually scratch resistant and is more likely to withstand indentations. Spills and stains will also be less stressful as they can be easily wiped or mopped clean. With a vinyl flooring, you don’t have to worry about re-varnishing or waxing as you would with a wooden floor. If you live a busy lifestyle, caring for a wooden floorboard can be time consuming, and so a vinyl floor can provide you with many benefits- replicating a wooden floor with less hassle and maintenance.
If you are worried about the wet weather in the winter, you don’t have to worry about water, snow or dirt been trodden through onto your floor, as it can easily be mopped or wiped up- not something that is so easily done with a carpet floor. If you have pets, vinyl floorboard can also be better suited to your family, if your pet runs through with muddy paws; stains are far more difficult to remove with a carpet. A vinyl floor can easily be kept on top of by sweeping and damp mopping regularly. It can also save you on vacuuming time and carpet cleaning costs.