Vinyl Flooring is a material used throughout the world, commonly seen in both residential and commercial environments. It is prized and desired for its durability and its stylish appearance, and is easy to maintain and clean. If you are looking for a new flooring solution, you can’t get more stylish, convenient and reliable than Karndean and Amtico vinyl flooring.
Vinyl flooring was first introduced in the 1950s, and underwent technological advances in the early 1980s. Today’s luxury vinyl tiles and sheet flooring are comprised of variously coloured PVC chips that are heated and pressurised to form sheets of varying widths and thicknesses. Of all of the thicknesses available, 1/8 inch is the most commonly used.
While this sheet can be laid down in one piece, it is much more common for floor tiles to be cut, in shapes such as 12 x 12 inch squares or 12 x 24 inch rectangles. In order to prevent a bumpy or bubbling surface, a smooth, leveled sub floor is created by first laying down a vinyl adhesive. Different wear layers can also be added as a coating to the top of the tiles in order to further protect them for daily wear and tear.
Benefits of Vinyl Flooring
It’s important to remember – today’s modern and stylish vinyl floors are not the lino of your grandmother’s house! People from all walks of life and in all circumstances are choosing luxury vinyl floor tiles for countless reasons.
A few of the most popular include:
- Durability – Vinyl flooring is durable, meaning that it will look just as great as it did on the first day for many years – and footprints, accidents, messes and even skateboard mishaps – in the future.
- Resilient – Even better than just being durable, today’s vinyl floors will stay shiny and beautiful because they resist scratches, scuffing and discolouration.
- Easy to clean – You do not need any specialised equipment to care for your vinyl flooring; say goodbye to buffers, wood oil and steam cleaners. A simple mop and broom will keep your floors looking spectacular.
- Sanitary – Unlike carpet or hard wood, vinyl flooring can be sterilised and cleaned to a much higher standard, ensuring that your family and friends are safe from germs in your home.
- Affordable – Luxury vinyl tiles can fool even the most discerning eye – using advanced 3D printing technology, they take on the flawless appearance of wood, stone and terra cotta tile at a fraction of the cost.
- Stylish – Finally, a floor could do all of the things mentioned above, but if it is unattractive, what’s the point? Thankfully, our vinyl flooring solutions from companies such as Karndean and Amtico are stylish, stunning additions to any décor scheme.
Vinyl Flooring Suppliers in Walton-on-Thames
Vinyl Flooring is booming industry, with many suppliers creating products of varying quality and style. Vincent Flooring are committed to using only the finest suppliers here in the UK. Flooring companies with longstanding traditions of excellence and often have the most stellar reputations in the industry.