These days, a big trend is installing waterproof flooring, and it's being used for living, dining, bedrooms, and the kitchen and bath. After all, many families eat and spill in all rooms! Waterproof floors
provide a lot of value when it comes to aesthetics and function.
What does waterproof mean?
We think it's essential that you know what you are getting. Waterproof flooring is impervious to liquid. The product is made from waterproof materials, so the capability is inherent; it can usually be submerged or spilled on with no damage. Water-resistant means that liquid is repelled for a short time, but unless wiped immediately, it breaks through and soaks.
Tile, which is earth-friendly, has been used for centuries (going as far back as 1000 BC) as a building material. It's stylish, easy to clean, and lasts up to 50 years. Most of all, it can add value to your property.
Luxury vinyl (LVF) offers the best of all worlds with affordability, style, 100% waterproof capabilities, and much more. In addition, LVF. is considered the most kid-and-pet friendly flooring around, withstands scratches, scuffs, dents, and spills, and only requires regular sweeping and periodic mopping to keep it in shape. Even installation is easy, especially when it's a floating floor.
Waterproof vinyl flooring is luxury vinyl, engineered to be thicker and more durable. These floors offer the highest level of moisture protection with the WPC (wood plastic composite) or SPC (stone plastic composite) cores that won't peel or ripple no matter how much water there is or for how long. This has all the style of the original LVF with images created with high-definition photography, micro beveling, and embossing.
Waterproof laminate flooring is constructed without wood, making it spill-proof and eliminating all concerns about soaking and staining. Once avoided because of the water/wood issue, it can be installed in any room, including the kitchen and bath. Original laminate is still very much sought after, so be sure to specify which version you want.