There have been constant innovations and developments in the flooring industry. New flooring ideas such as luxury vinyl tiles help to make your space more comfortable and easier to maintain. Some of the new flooring ideas also create beautiful spaces in your home. When you are surrounded by beautiful spaces, it naturally uplifts you and increases your wellbeing which is very important in these days of the pandemic.
Affordable and Durable Flooring
Luxury vinyl tiles are an alternative to stone and wooden flooring. It is able to mimic the look of stone or wood while being more affordable and therefore more popular. They are also very resilient to wear and tear and are hard wearing. Luxury vinyl tiles are scratch resistant with waterproof surfaces which add to its popularity. It is also easy to maintain, much easier than wooden flooring or stone flooring, and they are very durable. Investing in flooring is a big expense which is why you will definitely want something that is durable, that you will not have to change in a hurry.
Realistic Looking Tiles
Innovation has ensured that luxury vinyl tiles are available with different effects such as ceramic tiles in addition to wood and stone. The wooden looking LVTs are very realistic with grain patterns and the different colours of natural wood. The stone mimicking tiles also look very like slate tiles or other natural stones used for flooring. These tiles are available in different sizes and widths to suit the décor of your room or the requirement of your flooring.
Flexible and Strong
Luxury vinyl tiles are made by compressing together different layers that ultimately result in a durable, waterproof tile of very high quality. These tiles have at least 5 layers which ensures the floor are flexible and thin while at the same time being really strong. It is the top layer which is given the protective transparent coating which makes these tiles scratch and stain proof.
Qualities of LVT
The authenticity of the tile comes from the second design layer which has a high-definition photograph of very good quality. The realistic appearance is a result of this technology. The remaining layers consist of fibre glass sheets which stabilise the tile. There are also core layers which are impact resistant and backing layers which are moisture resistant and ensure the tiles do not warp or get disfigured over years of use. The luxury vinyl tiles are also fitted with an interlocking click fitting system which makes it easy to install.