Glossary of Terms

Resilient

These floors have some "give" or elasticity when you walk across them. Tending or able to recover from strain or deformation caused especially by compressive stress. This category includes linoleum, cork, rubber and specialty resilient.


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Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet Flooring
... 4G technology for colors that are incredibly crisp and rich; and each is available in your choice of three performance levels: Platinum, Gold, and Silver and all are made in the U.S. Resilient Flooring. Resilient flooring, also known as 'vinyl' or ‘felt-backed vinyl’, has been around for decades and is still one of the most popular types of flooring around.It's made using...
Local Reserve SPC
...collection ranges from traditional wood grain visuals to modern visuals and includes a wide variety of oak, pine, maple, weathered, and straight grain looks. The collection provides a high-performing resilient solution for commercial spaces with a range of performance attributes, including appearance retention, ease of installation, and moisture barrier. Featuring a 20 mil wear layer for s...
Using Karndean to Create a Healthy and Hygienic Home
...organic compounds (VOCs); and carry a FloorScore® Indoor Air Quality certification. Our Korlok rigid core products are among the first to be ASSURE Certified™. This standard, developed by the Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI), ensures that rigid core products are manufactured to the highest standard and meet the requirements for indoor air quality, rigorous performance and are free...
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
...ooms and laundry rooms, you might opt for a vinyl floor that achieves the same look. Vinyl sheet is a great choice for these spaces because it has no (or very few) seams and its surface is incredibly resilient. Luxury vinyl tiles and planks — whether traditional LVT or rigid core — are 100% waterproof so when exposed to water, they will not swell, buckle or lose integrity. If you want to a...
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?
...’t get from some other flooring types. Second, vinyl flooring is resistant to water, mildew and stains. Liquids stay on the surface and are easily wiped away, so spills are not a problem with resilient flooring. And while we are on the subject of cleaning, it’s easy as apple pie! Simply sweep, spray R2X Hard Surface cleaner, and wipe with a clean white cloth. What could be easier than that...
Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install: Top Reasons Why Armstrong’s New Duality Vinyl Flooring Dazzles
...intenance while Duality Premium Plus offers added antimicrobial protection to help guard against stain and odor causing bacteria on the floor’s surface. People also like the new fiberglass-reinforced resilient floors because they offer glueless installation; no muss, no fuss. Even without being fully adhered to the subfloor, these floors lie flat. Affordable as well as durable and beautiful, ...
Linoleum Flooring
...Known for its eco-friendliness and durability, linoleum is a versatile flooring option that offers both aesthetic appeal and practical benefits. Defining Linoleum:Linoleum is a resilient flooring material made from natural materials like linseed oil, cork dust, wood flour, and mineral fillers, mounted on a burlap or canvas backing. It stands apart for its eco-friendly compos...
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...