Vinyl Tile Flooring
TILE EFFECT LOOK
In the market today, there is a vast number of flooring types, and it is usually difficult for a novice to find one that suits the most critical properties any flooring type must possess. There have been different types such as linoleum and ceramic floors. As of now, the popularity and exponential growth of vinyl flooring usage across Europe, America, Asia, and Africa cannot be imagined. Different types of the vinyl floor such as the sheet and the tile types are in existence today, and as such, it is essential to be informed on the most popular variety (Vinyl Tile Flooring). This is made up of a mixture of limestone base material and a mixture of composites of natural and artificial chemical compound materials like Polyvinyl Chloride, popularly called PVC which is a thermoplastic polymer. The tile has a variety of textures depending on customer preference as it could be used as a replica of an actual surface such as wood. It is usually about 5mm in thickness and easy to use.
Why Install Vinyl Tile Flooring?
A common problem that ceramic tiles user face in their homes is cracks formed as a result of falling of heavy objects. You should go for a vinyl tile if you require a flooring type that doesn't crack like regular tiles. This adds to its longevity when compared to other kinds of tile flooring. In addition to the beauty it adds to the home, it is usually reasonably affordable regardless of its durability. While the polyvinyl component accounts for a large portion of its durability, the fact that the tiles are not subject to rot and attacks by thermites also accounts for its sturdy nature.
Precaution and Maintenance
Have you used a ceramic tile? If yes, you should be able to recount your experience of handling water and stain. For stains, you’d need special detergents and physical strength if you wish to get rid of it completely. The vinyl tile flooring is water and stain resistant making it keep its attractive appearance for an extended period.
The maintenance of vinyl tile flooring is similar to the maintenance of any other Polyvinyl Chloride material. Sweeping should be done on a daily basis, and at worse, once in a week. Mopping should be done on a weekly basis, and at worse, twice in a month. Keeping up with these activities will save you from future stress when you wish to clean accumulated dust particles. For stains, all you need is a damp cloth for rubbing on the surface. It is important to note that the earlier you try to get rid of this stain, the easier it becomes for you.
Before laying of the tiles, it is important to have a clean surface, and as such, a vacuum cleaner may come in handy for removing accumulated dust particles from the surface. Since vinyl tile can be laid on the existing floor, no hacking is required as the click and lock method is an easy way to install the tiles.
Advantages and Suitability
The shock absorbing, and water resistance properties of the vinyl tile flooring make it an excellent choice not only in indoor lobby, garden, and balcony but generally in high traffic areas for it creates a cushion effect when impacted by heavy objects.
Also, it is durable and relatively affordable which makes it a must-have if you're to consider any vinyl flooring type
Get a vinyl tile now, and you’re fine for at least the next decade. Contact us.