Luxury vinyl plank flooring (LVP) is a popular choice among homeowners who want the look of hardwood or stone floors without the high price tag. This type of flooring is composed of several layers, including a wear layer, a printed design layer, and a core layer. The wear layer protects the floor from scratches, stains, and scuffs, while the design layer creates the realistic appearance of wood or stone.
Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring:
LVP can be installed in several ways, including floating, glue-down, or loose lay. Floating installation is the most popular method and involves clicking the planks together over a foam underlayment. Glue-down installation involves applying adhesive to the subfloor and pressing the planks into place. Loose lay installation involves laying the planks directly on the subfloor without adhesive.
To maintain the beauty and longevity of your LVP, follow these simple tips:
Hardwood flooring is a popular choice for many homeowners due to its natural beauty, durability, and ease of maintenance. In this article, we will discuss the benefits of hardwood flooring and why it is a great investment for any home.
The NWFA has launched a campaign to educate consumers on the benefits of choosing real hardwood flooring over its growing field of market competitors. Most of these alternate flooring products imitate the look of traditional hardwood flooring, but are made with plastics and synthetic materials that give them the advantage of being more spill friendly and scratch resistant.
So why should you choose real hardwood floors?
According to an article titled "Why Wood Floors", traditional hardwood flooring provides benefits such as:
The NWFA's woodfloors.org is a great resource for those who want to know more about the different types of hardwoods, finishes, installation, and more.
Follow the link below to the NWFA website to learn how hardwood floors can benefit you.