Vinyl flooring offers an array of characteristics that make it quite alluring to customers. Its durability, affordability and options make it a front runner for material in the world of flooring. There are two different types of vinyl flooring—sheet material and tile material, the latter being extremely easy to install without the help of an installation company. Although the sheet material form of vinyl flooring may require the help of an installation company, it is also a viable option, depending on the look and style you are looking for. Let’s further explore the three main benefits of installing vinyl flooring into your home.
Speaking of options, vinyl flooring comes in an assortment of different colors and patterns. This variety ranges from looking almost identical to hardwood floor, all the way to looking like actual tile. This could be a complete game changer because it has a look very similar to said materials, at a fraction of the cost.
Affordability is a huge factor when choosing a flooring material. Fortunately, vinyl is a first-rate choice for its cost-effectiveness. It is extremely easy to maintain—an occasional sweep and mop does the trick. This provides a complete, and positive adjustment to everyday life. It is especially helpful for people with an acutely busy schedule.
Another asset of vinyl flooring is that vinyl tiling can be installed easily at home, meaning there is no additional cost necessary for an installation crew. It is possible to install vinyl sheets at home as well, although it may be a little bit more difficult. If you are looking for a less expensive, simple and low-maintenance flooring, then these styles may be the right options for you.
Vinyl flooring’s durability alone makes it an excellent route for people with children and/or pets because it stands up very well to heavy foot traffic. While it stands up well, it is also comfortable to walk on and makes little to no noise. The noise is reduced because the material absorbs the energy of an object that touches it, and on top of that, this means that if anything fragile is dropped on it, that item has a much lesser chance of breaking. Alongside this, vinyl flooring is moisture resistant, which is once again, perfect for kids, as well as household pets. The only con to the comfort and energy-absorbing qualities of this material is that if you drop something sharp onto it, there is a chance it could leave a slight dent; however, these dents are barely noticeable.
With its resiliency, this material is a top-notch choice for anyone. Lasting 15-20 years, it will cost less in the long term, as compared to almost any other type of material, and it is an easily maintainable and beautiful addition to any household.