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Luxury vinyl planks –What’s all the fuss about this modern, technologically-advanced flooring?

 
For decades, luxury vinyl planks –commonly known as LVP –has been the go-to flooring for industrial companies and commercial designers. Versatile yet robust, manufactured in a seemingly endless range of lookalike appearances, luxury vinyl is much-admired for its photo-perfect detailing. Replicated designs are favored for their ability to imitate genuine materials, displaying the texture, look, and character of a great many installations. Now, LVP is the fastest growing market in the flooring industry. So, why is vinyl flooring suddenly taking over our homes? Let’s go over more great benefits to better understand this unique flooring alternative.
 

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and Luxury vinyl plank (LVP)

 
LVT and LVP are the latest and greatest flooring innovation. The market for these products has increased exponentially in the last 3-5 years, with the growth outpacing any other flooring product. Both of these products are made up of waterproof materials like vinyl, plastics, rubbers and more to increase durability while still offering the design choices of other flooring materials.

LVP is durable alternative to real wood flooring while still offering a wide range of “wood look”. LVP can be installed in areas where real wood flooring is not a good option including basements and other moisture prone areas. The option to have the wood look without the maintenance or cost of traditional wood products is one of the many benefits of LVP.

LVT offers a wide variety of tile looks that can be both grouted and ungrouted. The product can sometimes be installed on top of existing flooring, eliminating a large step in the process. LVT can be used in any room in the home, including bathrooms, mudrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms. Call us today and our in-house design team can help you plan your LVT installation!
 
 
 
 
 
 

Durability

 
Luxury vinyl planks are manufactured from robust, hard-wearing materials that are built to handle a great deal of pressure. Thus, it’s a great choice for busy households. Moisture and flame resistant, it’s a resilient flooring type with many protective qualities.
 

Cost-effectiveness

 
Compared to many other surfacing materials, LVP offers an affordable way to get a luxury quality installation. But don’t be fooled into thinking that means you’ll end up with cheap floors –certainly not! Instead, you’ll get a stunning floor that is built to last for years to come.
 

Easy maintenance

 
As it comes directly from the manufacturers with built-in scratch, stain, and scuff resistance, you're guaranteed an easy-to-clean installation. A truly hygienic flooring, LVP doesn't take much time to maintain. Regular dry mopping normally does the trick. However, if things get dirty, there are several LVP-safe products you can use.
 

Versatility

 
While it is practical and appealing, LVP is also highly versatile and offers excellent slip resistance and waterproof capabilities for rooms that need it, such as the kitchen and bathroom. Nonetheless, it can certainly be installed in any space in your home.
 
 
 
 
Luxury vinyl plank (LVP) flooring in Lake Norman, NC from LITTLE Wood Flooring & Cabinetry
 
 
 

Quick installation

 
Luxury vinyl planks are known for their quick installation, able to be added atop most preexisting floors, as well as concrete or plywood subfloors.
 

Find an LVP flooring store near you

 
As North Carolina’s most trusted LVP flooring retailer, LITTLE Wood Flooring & CabinetryCornelius, NC showroom professionals are ready to help you find the best type of floors for your residence. Serving the Lake Norman, Mooresville, Huntersville, Davidson, and Cornelius, regions, we provide quality materials at industry competitive prices.