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Vinyl

Made from a mixture of polyvinyl chloride and plasticizer, it is usually flexible and non-porous. Pigments are added for color.


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Sports Multi-Function Flooring
...r room is connected to the weight room which is down the hall from the gym which can also be the cafeteria. Our multi-function sports flooring solutions work under all kinds of activities. Rubber and vinyl solutions that come in an array of colors, patterns, textures and thicknesses. Triumph Multi-Functional Recycled Rubber Flooring Need a floor that can take a beating and still l...
Marmoleum Solid Sheet
...rn recycled materials such as cocoa shells The sustainable flooring solution: CO2 neutral (from cradle to gate) and PVC free PURE EMOTION Versatile, authentic vinyl linoleum flooring with a long and proud heritage The deep color tones and characteristic designs connect easy with any interior The pure and authentic material contributes in...
Legato Liquid Linoleum
...aturing safe, hygienic, stain-resistant, and sustainable properties. Unlike traditional linoleum, Legato is poured in place seamlessly, harnessing both the benefits of conventional linoleum and sheet vinyl. Legato can be installed in any commercial environment that requires the aid of infection control, slip resistance, and sound dampening flooring solutions. Legato is available in 54 col...
Tarkett Composition Tile
...Composition tiles provide economic value and a multitude of patterns and quality options to optimize performance across a number of high traffic installation areas. From the original vinyl composition tile (VCT), to vinyl enhanced tile (VET) and solid vinyl tile (SVT), composite tiles are budget friendly and withstand heavy foot and rolling traffic. US-made and low-emitting, composite tile cont...
Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...As the leader in vinyl flooring, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about vinyl sheet flooring. What is Vinyl Sheet? Vinyl sheet comes in a single roll that are 6-12 feet wide. This limits the number of seams seen after install. It is completely impermeable to water and is similar to linoleum. Vinyl sheet can be made to ...
Using Karndean to Create a Healthy and Hygienic Home
...g these homeowners, you can rest assured that Karndean Designflooring is a healthy and hygienic choice for your home. AllergensUnlike carpet and carpet tile, our luxury vinyl floors will not harbor dirt, dust mites or bacteria, which can easily get trapped or grow within carpet fibers; and hardwood floors typically don't harbor allergens, but they can trap dirt betwe...
Tips from the Table: Purposefully Using Pattern
...One of the best features of Karndean Designflooring luxury vinyl is its versatility, meaning if you can think of a unique layout or pattern there is a way to achieve it! You may be hesitant to use a patterned floor, but your floor is simply another surface to express your personality or style – like a kitchen backsplash or statement wallpaper. In the same way that you use these accents purposef...
What's the difference between linoleum and vinyl flooring?
...Take a closer look at the similarities and differences of two resilient floors. Linoleum flooring and vinyl flooring often get mistaken for each other by homeowners who are searching for vinyl linoleum flooring that will look good for the long haul. Both floor types are indeed tough and long-lasting, and can be installed pretty much anywhere. But there are some important differences...
Wood-Look Vinyl Flooring
...Love the look of hardwood? Recreate this timeless style with vinyl flooring that looks like wood. There's a lot to love about hardwood flooring, but there may be times when vinyl is the best fit. Read about why wood-look vinyl flooring may be the right choice for your project — and what kinds of options you have if you decide to go this route. What is vinyl wood-look floori...
Tarkett completes the acquisition of Lexmark, reinforcing its presence in the North America hospitality segment
...> With net sales of more than €2.8 billion in 2017, Tarkett is a worldwide leader of innovative flooring and sports surface solutions. Offering a wide range of products including vinyl, linoleum, carpet, rubber, wood, laminate, synthetic turf and athletic tracks, the Group serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide through its major brands: Tarkett...
Resilient Vinyl Floors Reinvented
...So what makes resilient vinyl flooring so versatile? Well, the product is resistant to water, mildew and stains. This means it can go in any room of your home, including bathrooms, laundry rooms and basements. Many of us love hardwood floors and want them throughout the home. But when we get to these rooms, the real thing is not a great solution. With vinyl flooring you can select a pattern tha...
Why Choose Resilient Vinyl Flooring?
...Vinyl flooring is also extremely versatile and available in a variety of colors and styles. Our design team can simulate the look of any number of flooring types such as hardwood, tile and stone. The visual is created from photos so we can literally morph any image or visual and transfer it to the product. Once the image is transferred and the product is created, we can add textures that will c...
Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install: Top Reasons Why Armstrong’s New Duality Vinyl Flooring Dazzles
... floors can be too)? What about installation options? You need to compare the floor’s performance attributes with the features important to you. You may find that today’s new fiberglass-reinforced vinyl floors give you everything you want. And even here, Armstrong’s new Duality™ stands out – ultra-realistic, three-dimensional designs combine with the company’s ToughGuard® Flex backing to offer ...
Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT)
...Vinyl Composition Tile Flooring: Revolutionizing Modern Interior Design In the ever-evolving world of interior design, the choice of flooring is pivotal in anchoring the aesthetic appeal of any space. Among the myriad options, Vinyl Composition Tile (VCT) Flooring emerges as a standout contender, merging style with practicality. But what exactly is Vinyl Composition, and how do...
Rubber Sheet Flooring
...apartments. The Canvas of Creativity: Aesthetic VersatilityRubber Sheet Flooring is a decorator's canvas, offering a plethora of designs, patterns, and textures. The ability of vinyl to mimic expensive materials like hardwood or stone opens a world of cost-effective, yet luxurious design possibilities. From vibrant colors to intricate patterns, these floors can be tailored t...
Cushioned Vinyl Flooring
...Cushioned Vinyl Flooring: The Designer's Secret for Comfort and Style In the ever-evolving realm of interior design, the choice of flooring can be a game-changer. It's not just about aesthetics; it's about comfort, durability, and style. Enter Cushioned Vinyl Flooring – a modern solution that combines the practical with the beautiful, revolutionizing how we think about what's u...
Resilient/Vinyl Flooring
...Revolutionizing Spaces: The Versatile World of Resilient/Vinyl Flooring Introduction:In the ever-evolving realm of interior design, the quest for both aesthetics and functionality leads us to resilient, often known as vinyl flooring. This flooring type, once seen as merely a budget-friendly option, has now ascended as a frontrunner in the design world. Its versat...