Ben­e­fits of vinyl flooring

Lesotho Times - - Property -

VINYL flooring has come a long way, and to­day, it of­fers real­is­tic de­signs that make it dif­fi­cult to dif­fer­en­ti­ate from the real thing. Vinyl is a great choice for wet ar­eas in your home, es­pe­cially in the bath­room. Blanche Burger from Bath­room Bizarre shares the 5 ben­e­fits that vinyl floors of­fer…

Mim­ics na­ture Al­though vinyl flooring is avail­able in a wide se­lec­tion of colours and grains, the lat­est trend in vinyl flooring are de­signs that mimic nat­u­ral floors like wood and stone. The lat­est faux wood vinyl flooring has a tex­ture that closely re­sem­bles the nat­u­ral tim­ber, and it comes in tiles that repli­cate floor­boards that give it a real­is­tic aes­thetic.

Durable Vinyl flooring is re­silient and it will last for years. If laid cor­rectly, it will only re­quire the min­i­mum amount of main­te­nance.it is a great op­tion for heavy traf­fic ar­eas, as it is hard-wear­ing and stain-re­sis­tant. Qual­ity vinyl flooring can last for up to 20 years.

Holds up in wet ar­eas One of the most dis­tin­guish­ing fea­tures of vinyl flooring is that it is com­pletely wa­ter­proof. This makes it the ideal op­tion for bath­rooms, covered pa­tios and kitchens.

Soft un­der­foot Com­pared to tiles, gen­uine tim­ber and lam­i­nate flooring, vinyl flooring is softer un­der­foot as it has more give due to a layer of foam or felt back­ing. This makes it more com­fort­able to stand on. The re­silience of the floor also means that it is qui­eter than many other hard floor sur­faces.

Easy to clean One of vinyl flooring’s most pop­u­lar traits is how hy­gienic it is and how easy it is to clean. The floors are water-re­sis­tant and have few seams, so there are few places for bac­te­ria to hide and grow. The seams them­selves are also sealed so that bac­te­ria can­not get in.

Also, since the flooring is re­silient, you can sani­tise it us­ing dis­in­fec­tants and other chem­i­cals with­out risk of dam­age, which is a great op­tion for al­lergy suf­fer­ers. — Prop­erty24

one of the most dis­tin­guish­ing fea­tures of VINYL FLOORING IS THAT IT IS com­pletely wa­ter­proof.

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