Learn About Luxury Vinyl Flooring
Steadily rising in popularity, luxury vinyl flooring (or LVT flooring) appeals to a high percentage today’s homeowners – and for many great reasons. With its realistic surface- made to capture the look and feel of natural materials- and its waterproof core, luxury vinyl is a beautiful, enduring, and economical alternative to actual hardwood or stone.
Unlike hardwood and stone, luxury vinyl is made from synthetic materials that make it extra durable. This combination of construction and materials helps luxury vinyl floors to resist surface scratches and scuffs, and it also can handle spills and stains. The additional support layers in the planks and tiles help to prevent the floor from cracking, chipping, or breaking.
Where Can Luxury Vinyl Be Installed?
Luxury vinyl takes care of the issue of hardwood not being able to be installed anywhere in your home. These planks and tiles can be installed on all levels of your home. It can withstand the foot traffic you typically see in living rooms, it is comfortable enough for bedrooms, and it can handle the moisture you’d expect in kitchens. In high-traffic or high-moisture areas like bathrooms, however, we do recommend choosing a waterproof luxury vinyl floor.
Types of Luxury Vinyl
There are a few different types of luxury vinyl flooring options, including luxury vinyl tile flooring and luxury vinyl plank flooring. Luxury vinyl tiles are made to look like tile but feel warmer and more comfortable, whereas luxury vinyl planks looks like hardwood, but perform better in humid areas.
Is Luxury Vinyl Waterproof?
For the most part, when it comes to moisture all luxury vinyl floors are considered water resistant, but there are luxury vinyl options that are considered waterproof. Waterproof flooring has a watertight surface and a strong waterproof core that prevents the planks and tiles from ever expanding or contracting when exposed to moisture. This core also stops moisture from reaching the subfloor, and makes wiping up spills easy.
Our Luxury Vinyl Selection
At Cinderella Carpet One Floor & Home, we’re constantly adding to our collection of luxury vinyl flooring products as we strive to meet the needs of the communities we serve. That’s why we carry an extensive array of both luxury vinyl plank and tile. There’s truly a vinyl for everyone, whether your style is classic or contemporary. You’ll find all your favorite brands in our Salinas showroom, in addition to top-notch Carpet One exclusives: products you won’t find anywhere else.
In addition to our selection of brands, we offer quality services such as luxury vinyl flooring installation.
Inspired by Nature
Hardwood floors remain highly sought after, but the truth is, they’re not always the most feasible option due to HOA restrictions, budget constraints, or a humid climate. Designed to fool the eye, luxury vinyl allows you the chance to enjoy the natural colors and textures you love- without ever having to worry about refinishing your floors.
No More Water Worries
While wooden floors tend to expand or contract when the weather gets humid,luxury vinyl floors are made to withstand anything life throws its way: wet weather, pet accidents, and even unexpected plumbing emergencies.Learn About Waterproof Vinyl
Don't Let Life Wear You Down
Are spills, scuffs, and scratches part of your everyday reality? Don’t sweat it: we’ve got you covered. Simply wipe away spills as they happen: these floors are made to stand up to daily foot traffic.