Pro And Cons Of Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring

If you are looking for cost-effective flooring, which is also artistic, durable, easy to install and maintain. LVP(Luxury Vinyl Plank)Flooring is your good choice. But there are so many kinds of LVP flooring, how do we choose the most suitable one? In this article, We will discuss the factors we need to consider when we buy it.

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Learn Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) Flooring

LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile)Flooring and LVP(Luxury Vinyl Plank)Flooring are essentially the same products. There is only one difference between them, the shape. LVT is tile shape and LVP is plank shape which is more like a hardwood floor.

LVP Flooring is an emerging Flooring, That is very popular these years,many homeowners like to use this kind of flooring. Our LVP flooring has several layers include: Vinyl layer, Fiberglass, Click system, Decor film and Wear layer. The decor film can simulate different types of materials like wood flooring, Stone, ceramic tile, carpet, etc. AOLONG offers customization services about size/thickness/pattern/logo and can meet all the needs of your home.

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Pros

Affordable

Luxury vinyl flooring is cost-effective. It is made from plastic, despite there has the word “luxury” in its name, it’s price is lower than many others like hardwood flooring or marble. Apart from the lower price, it also provides a long-lasting shelf life due to its protective wear layer. So it’s a budget-friendly option for those looking for luxurious style and durability, without the high price. 

Comfort

LVP flooring is soft and flexible, the thickness of it ranges from 3 to 6 mm. Which makes it very comfortable to walk on. In addition, you will not worry that there is loud sound when walking anymore, because it will make less noise. So it will also be very suitable for a big family with pets.

Easy to install and clean

LVP flooring can be assembled quickly and easily with the click-lock system. You can probably do it yourself without hire a professional as it doesn’t require too much experience.

Besides, we know some types of flooring are very hard to maintain like hardwood flooring, which requires regular waxing, can’t be wet and easily dirty. But LVP flooring is no need to worry about these, just cleaning with a damp cloth is enough. which helps reduce overall upkeep costs.

Waterproof and durable

LVP flooring planks are resistant to water and wear, there is a wear layer with UV coating on the surface of our LVP flooring, so you can install them in bathrooms, kitchens or any place that has water exposure. Also don’t worry your pets will leave scratches on your floor anymore, significantly extending service life.

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Cons

Resale value

Some homeowners may think vinyl flooring has less value when compared to natural materials like hardwood or marble, which could potentially impact the resale value of a home.

Difficult to remove

If you install the LVP Flooring with glue, it will be hard to remove when you change your mind later. But you have another choice, we have click-lock series, which can be installed and removed easily by yourself.

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What Factors Should Be Considered

Confirm your space requirement

Before you select LVP flooring for your home, you should confirm the space requirement of your home and how it will match your existing decor. Consider including the size of your room, color to fit with each space, etc. This actor will narrow down the LVP flooring available and help you to choose a suitable one quickly.

Thickness and wear layer

Generally, it will provide a more comfortable foot feeling and less noise when flooring is thicker. And the wear layer is also a very vital part, the function of it is anti-scratch and wear-resistant, so a thicker layer is more recommended.

Consider your budget

Finally, getting to the budget section. After you have narrowed the scope available, you need to select a better one with higher quality among them.  Although a lower price is important, it also needs to consider the service life of your flooring. More durable LVP flooring will extend the use time and reduce maintenance costs for you.

 

Hope this article can help you to choose a suitable luxury vinyl plank flooring for your home. Thank you!

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