Pros and cons of wide plank vinyl flooring

Pros and cons of wide plank vinyl flooring

Wide plank vinyl flooring is one of the most popular flooring choices in busy homes, offices, cafes and commercial applications. The biggest advantage of vinyl flooring is that it has a 100% waterproof surface. This means that surface water and spills will not affect the floor. This makes it an ideal floor solution for spaces such as basements, kitchens, bathrooms, restaurants and cafes. For families with pets, this is a good choice.

Advantages of vinyl flooring
Wide plank vinyl flooring is very durable, with a commercial-grade wear layer that can withstand heavy traffic, and large areas of commercial space can benefit from glue vinyl installation. Vinyl flooring is durable and easy to maintain. Just sweep the floor regularly and wipe it weekly to keep the floor beautiful.

With the development of vinyl flooring, you can find vinyl flooring with a rigid core structure, making them more stable and strong in size. Vinyl flooring has an additional lining, a maximum thickness of 8mm or greater, and a hand-scraped texture.

Vinyl flooring can be installed on almost any subfloor, and thicker floors can tolerate imperfect subfloors. Luxurious vinyl wood flooring can be installed by clicking, adhesive or bulk installation.

Affordable price, durability and appearance make vinyl plank flooring ideal for busy spaces without using real wood or tiles!
Advantage Disadvantage
100% moisture proof Difficult to remove when glued
Commercial grade wear layer Can puncture very sharp objects
WPC, SPC and rigid core structure Some vinyl may pierce heavy objects on it
Antistatic Non-biodegradable
DIY installation-Click to lock, sticky or loosely placed. Excessive exposure to ultraviolet light will show discoloration and discoloration
Low maintenance cost and easy to clean  

Disadvantages of wide plank vinyl flooring
As with any product, wide plank vinyl flooring has disadvantages. If you choose to glue vinyl flooring, the removal process is very difficult. If you want to temporarily install vinyl material, it is recommended that you avoid using glue to make the removal operation as easy as possible.

Wide plank vinyl flooring is very durable, but it is a softer material than most laminates, hardwoods and tiles. Vinyl floors are easily pierced by sharp objects. In addition to punctures, if there are heavy objects on the floor, vinyl without a hard core will show signs of depression.

Wide plank vinyl flooring also has a topcoat that is different from laminates. The topcoat is not UV-resistant and may show signs of fading or discoloration over time.

For environmentally conscious consumers, vinyl wood flooring is not biodegradable and may be difficult to recycle. There are some programs that can recycle your vinyl flooring, but it is not easy to find.