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Is Vinyl Flooring a Good Choice?


One of the first things I did when I signed the lease to my new shop was go on the hunt for new flooring options. We all remember the mold invested carpet, right?

BEFORE

When designing a commercial (or residential) space, durability is key to choosing a product for your floor. Things such as weather and moisture resistant, durability against high traffic and wear, low maintenance, and of course, stylish enough to enhance the appearance of a space, are all important things to consider. https://adoniamedicalclinic.co.uk/buy-clomid/

When I came across Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT), I was surprised that it was the fastest growing global flooring market. What’s so great about it, I thought? The vision of my grandmother’s dated floors from 30 years ago popped into my head. https://drwilliamhkoch.com/antabuse-online

I decided to dig a little deeper into the world of LVT. The internet is always a great place to start but I needed more—I had to see it in person. I reached out to one of the leading manufactures in vinyl floor design, Karndean Designflooring. I arranged a visit to their showroom to learn more and see if this would be a great fit for my unit. https://drwilliamhkoch.com/accutane-over-the-counter

Karndean Designflooring Showroom

A vast array of finishes

I had read that LVT can mimic the most popular wood species and stone flooring. However, I totally underestimated what that exactly meant until I saw the product up close and personal.

If I were to use one word to describe it, I would say “impressive“. Karndean flooring is so realistic, I touched just about every sample in the showroom. The intricate grain details, the unique characteristics of the wood, the texture, the plank sizes and depth of colour. It looked just like the real deal.

It was explained to me that Karndean finds inspiration through the beauty of real wood. Using the latest technology, they basically replicate what is seen in natural wood products. Each plank or tile has its own individual appearance. It doesn’t have that uniform or manufactured look and feel to it.

Durability

One of the advantages over hardwood or other traditional tile floors is its durability. LVT can withstands everyday life—from commercial spaces to active households with kids, pets, scrapes, spills, stains, you name it. The built-in scratch resistant layer and stain guarding technology is a huge plus.

I also love that you don’t have to worry about common things like water damage, or floor expansion/shrinkage due to changing temperature. Yup, I’ve had rough experiences with it all in the past. Karndean Designflooring is waterproof and the floors maintains its shape throughout its entire lifetime.

The Look of Luxury on a Budget

LVT does comes with a lower price tag then hardwood or stone. It’s an ideal choice for those who want the real look of wood or tile but not the big price tag or maintenance that comes along with it.

Karndean Designflooring – mix and match products to create intricate patterns

So to answer the question in the title of this post. Yes, vinyl is a great choice for flooring. With its long list of benefits, I can see why it’s becoming more and more popular. If you’re in the market for flooring, LVT is definitely worth considering and checking out for yourselves.

Karndean Designflooring: (1) Limed Linen Oak, (2) Glacier Oak, (3) Pearl Oak

That day in the Karndean showroom, I was sold. I went home with three different samples that I loved for my unit. The product exceeded my expectations and I can’t wait to share my personal experience with you.

To be continued. . .

Click through these links to see more about our shop makeover: Some Pretty Exciting NewsWe all Scream for Ice Cream!Old Dated Ceiling Tile-No ProblemDIY: How to Update Old Ceiling TileMarble Accent Wall with Murals WallpaperIs Vinyl Flooring a Good Choice?Our New Karndean FloorDIY Laminate CountertopsFinishing Details, Final Reveal: My Ice Cream Shop

Disclosure: I only use products I love and trust. I’m ecstatic, Karndean Designflooring, has agreed to partner with me in my unit makeover. As always, this post reflects my honest thoughts and opinions.

Sabrina is the design enthusiast behind the blog, Pink Little Notebook, where she explores her creativity through home décor, thrift store finds, DIY projects and her ever growing love to paint everything in sight! She is indeed a storyteller of style and has an extensive mixture of artistic skills and abilities which include everything from make-up art, graphic designing, painting, drawing, and even self-taught photography, just to name a few. Through her blog Sabrina combines everything she has learned over the years and hopes to inspire others along the way!

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