Is luxury vinyl waterproof flooring?

Is luxury vinyl waterproof flooring?

Yes, and this 100% waterproof flooring also has a high-end style, is durable, easy to care for, and has an uncomplicated installation. This premium yet affordable product is highly sought-after, with a popularity that increases every year. Come into our flooring store in Wheeling, WV, and we’ll explain how it gives the most value for your decorating value.

What does waterproof mean?

When a product is constructed of 100% waterproof materials, in this case, vinyl and the vinyl composites core, it becomes utterly impervious to liquid. It is waterproof from bottom to top, meaning that it can be submerged, such as in an appliance flood or spilled on. That makes it different from water-resistant, where a product might repel liquid, but it can still break through and soak the core.

Stylish savings

Inspired by nature, the true-to-life images of wood, stone, and tile are so realistic sometimes even the flooring experts have difficulty discerning the difference, but your wallet will undoubtedly know; you won't pay anywhere near the price of genuine materials. Photographs are taken with digital photography, and the floors have micro beveling and embossing to add depth, dimension, and textured features such as wire-brushed, hand scraped, weathered, and distressed.

The material, which can be cut into long planks to mimic hardwood boards (LVP) or square, groutable tile-sized pieces (stone and ceramic tile), comes in matte, gloss, and high gloss colors. To see the large assortment, visit our flooring company to learn more.

This layered product is also durable, should measure at least 8-mm, and has a top, clear melamine coating that protects the floor from scratches and scuffs; the wear layer should measure 20-mils.

It's also easy to clean with just a daily sweeping and periodic mopping with a manufacturer-approved cleaner. Installation can be a snap, especially when it's a floating floor where pieces click together, mat, then hover over the subfloor without nails or glue.

To learn more about floors and to get a free quote, visit The Flooring Center + showroom in Wheeling, WV, especially if you live in or near Wheeling and Moundsville WV; Saint Clairsville, OH; or Pittsburgh and Washington, PA. You can explore our flooring inventory and learn about our services, including quality installations, area rug binding, kitchen & bath remodeling, granite fabrication, and more.