Luxury Vinyl vs. Standard Vinyl Flooring

Standard vinyl flooring has been around for decades. It’s known for being extremely durable, resistant to spills and moisture and easy to clean and maintain. When you think of a vinyl floor, you might imagine your grandmother’s kitchen or the floors in the diner down the street. While the durability and ease of maintenance of vinyl remains the same, how vinyl looks and how it is used in residential applications has come a long way over the years. Quality Red Tag Floors, with locations in Edmonton and Calgary, shares more:

Luxury vinyl flooring mimics the look of wood or stone.

Luxury vinyl flooring is becoming a very popular choice among homeowners. It is made to mimic the look of natural flooring materials like hardwood planks or stone tiles. You can’t do this as effectively with standard sheet vinyl flooring. Manufacturing process enable the surface layer of luxury vinyl plank and luxury vinyl flooring to have realistic textures and image to resemble the materials. If you’ve always wanted the look and feel of real wood plank floors or stone tile, but couldn’t fit it into your limited budget, you can now with luxury vinyl flooring.

Another way luxury vinyl mimics natural flooring surfaces is that it can come in individual pieces, like a plank or a tile, instead of the old-style sheet vinyl that comes in room-sized lengths and widths. Like a real wood floor, your luxury plank vinyl will be installed plank by plank or like a real stone tile floor, tile by tile. Plank or tile sizes vary depending on the type and brand of luxury vinyl flooring. Quality Red Tag Floors can help you choose luxury vinyl plank or luxury vinyl tile flooring that best suits your home’s design and your budget.

Benefits of choosing luxury vinyl flooring.

The biggest advantage of choosing luxury vinyl flooring is the cost savings. You can still get the look of real wood or stone tile floors at a fraction of the cost compared to the real thing.

Both luxury vinyl tile and luxury vinyl planks are great for high-traffic areas. Spills are easy to clean, and the floor is easy to both install and maintain. Unlike real wood floors, you won’t have to worry about your vinyl plank flooring warping, cracking or needing to be refinished over time. Learn how to clean vinyl flooring.

If you choose luxury vinyl tile in your kitchen, you won’t have to worry about things breaking if you accidentally drop them on the floor. If you drop a dish on a real stone floor, it will probably break and even chip the tile floor. Drop a dish on luxury vinyl tile and it will likely survive the fall without damage to either the dish or the floor.

Flooring Companies in Calgary and Edmonton

Quality Red Tag Floors specializes in supplying affordably priced high quality flooring which is suitable for the harsh climate changes in Western Canada. They specialize in a wide range of Luxury Vinyl Plank, Luxury Vinyl Tile, Hardwood Flooring, Engineered Hardwood Flooring and Laminate products that are available in a variety of sizes, finishes, and colors to satisfy all your job specifications and custom needs.

Contact Quality Red Tag Floors today!

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