Buying the right carpet for a room in your home involves more than finding a style in the color you like. You first will need to consider your lifestyle—what you typically do in that room—location, material, construction, and upkeep. Carpet manufacturers have responded to homeowners’ desire for great looks, value, and easy maintenance with many innovations and options in recent years.
An increasingly popular and exciting choice for gorgeous homes everywhere, Luxury Vinyl Tile offers a unique visual, exceptional comfort and easy clean ability. A far cry from the earliest varieties, Luxury Vinyl Tile lends equal amounts of style and durability without maxing out your budget. Soft underfoot and essentially waterproof, vinyl flooring makes a perfect, smart choice for your kitchen by providing ample cushioning and time-saving clean-up. Keeping a constant temperature during the cold and hot months, Luxury Vinyl Tile flooring is comfortable enough to walk on barefoot and stand on for hours while cooking.
One must not forget how amazing Luxury Vinyl Tile performs in a home with active pets. The wear and tear or scratches from cats and dogs, as well as their accidents, are no match for vinyl flooring. Resistant to muddy paw prints and human shoeprints alike, Luxury Vinyl Tile remains durable enough for utility areas, bathrooms and even hallways.
And when it comes to a striking, chic appearance, vinyl flooring takes a backseat to no other surface. Featuring realistic hardwood and ceramic visuals, Luxury Vinyl Tile flooring is available in a vast palette of rich colors and finishes to create a one-of-a-kind look for any room. Ideal for heavy traffic residential use, most Luxury Vinyl Tile features a glue-less locking system for a convenient installation over many different subfloor surfaces. Once installed, vinyl flooring is ready for foot traffic immediately and will maintain its tight, water-resistant fit.
In the flooring world, there has always been a Luxury Vinyl Tile in one form or another. Today, the Luxury Vinyl Tile category continues to remain popular, and continues to be the fastest growing market segment with double digit growth last year. Luxury Vinyl Tile, which offers 3D printing technology which adds depth and realism, durability, with a high performance wear layer to a Luxury Vinyl Tile product. The term Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT), is not recognized as a separate flooring category, but it is a term that is known all over the flooring industry.
Luxury Vinyl Tile offers the option of a less permanent floor than wood or ceramic tile, especially with the growing popularity of floating Luxury Vinyl Tile floors. When a consumer selects a wood or ceramic floor, they should really be in love with it, as it will probably be in the home for a very long time, whereas, Luxury Vinyl Tile offers the option of changing the room design much easier.
Solid Vinyl Floor Tile lies within three categories:
- Class I: Monolithic, which means through color tile with no backing (VCT) Vinyl Composition Tile
- Class II: Surface Decorated, which usually means an “inlaid” type tile with a backing
- Class III: Printed Film Luxury Vinyl Tile, which is a photographic print film with a clear vinyl wear layer and a backing system. Itself divided into two sub-categories:
- Type A – Smooth Surface
- Type B – Embossed Surface
Luxury Vinyl Tile also offers plank and tiles with high end realistic 3D visuals that can be grouted which resembles Ceramic and Stone installations without the use of backer board and thin set. These products can be found with glue down and floating installation options.
Durable, Attractive, Convenient, Affordable; Luxury Vinyl Tile has the combination of attributes that you want, with the performance you deserve.
Selected Vinyl/LVT Flooring Samples
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