Luxury Vinyl Planks, also referred to as LVP, are designed to give you the look of wood floors with the benefits of vinyl. LVP flooring has continued to grow in popularity over the years for usage in home renovations and custom home builds, and for good reason. Read on to learn more about this modern innovation.
Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring has become extremely popular due to its convincing wood-like look, durability, and affordability. It’s great in places with high humidity, like Tampa, Florida, because it doesn’t contract and expand like hardwood floors, which can cause gaps on the joints overtime.
LVP flooring is great for people with kids and pets as it’s much more resistant to scratches and chips than hardwood or tiles. LVP is constructed with four layers, with the most important consideration being the wear layer. The wear layer protects your floors from being worn down. When purchasing LVP, pay close attention to the wear layer number. The higher the number, the more resistant to wear and the higher the quality of floor will be.
A lot of manufacturers offer waterproof options, meaning you can install them in bathroom areas, not in the actual shower, but the primary flooring in the room.
The advanced printing technology has come a long way in terms of making LVP in realistic looking patterns and colors, some options out there look and feel like real wood. They are also more comfortable to the touch than tiles.
If you’re working on a home renovation or in the planning phase of a custom home build, consider Luxury Vinyl Plank flooring for your project. The Ramos Companies team can help guide you in your selection to ensure you have the perfect flooring for your family and budget.