Tarkett VCT Tile

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About Tarkett VCT Tile

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Tarkett VCT Tile: An In-Depth Look at Versatile Flooring Solutions

Introduction

Tarkett VCT (Vinyl Composition Tile) is a staple in the commercial and residential flooring industry. A part of Tarkett, a global leader in flooring solutions, Azrock has consistently set benchmarks for quality and durability. VCT flooring is renowned for its resilience and adaptability, making it a popular choice in various settings from schools and hospitals to offices and retail spaces. This article aims to explore Tarkett VCT tiles in depth, discussing their features, benefits, and the considerations one should take into account when choosing this flooring option.


Features

  • Material Composition
    Tarkett VCT tiles are generally composed of a blend of natural limestone, filler materials, thermoplastic binder, and color pigments. This combination gives VCT its distinctive properties—durability, low maintenance, and adaptability to various settings.
  • Size and Thickness
    Most Tarkett VCT tiles come in standard sizes of 12"x12" and a thickness of around 1/8". This makes installation relatively straightforward, allowing for various design configurations and pattern options.
  • Color and Design Flexibility
    One of the most appealing aspects of Tarkett VCT is its extensive color palette and design flexibility. These tiles are available in a myriad of colors, patterns, and textures, allowing you to customize your space according to your aesthetic preferences.

Benefits

  • Durability
    Tarkett VCT tiles are known for their resilience. These tiles can withstand heavy foot traffic, making them ideal for commercial settings. They are also resistant to abrasions, impacts, and moisture.
  • Easy Maintenance
    VCT flooring is relatively easy to maintain. Regular sweeping and mopping are generally sufficient for everyday cleaning. In commercial settings, these tiles can be easily stripped and re-waxed to maintain their original luster.
  • Cost-Effectiveness
    Compared to other flooring options like hardwood or ceramic tiles, Tarkett VCT is generally more affordable. The initial costs, along with low long-term maintenance expenses, make it a cost-effective choice for many projects.

Sustainability

Tarkett VCT tiles often contain a certain percentage of recycled content, aligning with sustainable building practices. This eco-friendly aspect can contribute to LEED credits, further enhancing the appeal of VCT flooring.

Considerations

  • Subfloor Preparation
    Like all flooring options, VCT requires a clean, smooth subfloor for proper installation. Any irregularities in the subfloor can result in installation failures or reduced lifespan.
  • Professional Installation
    While VCT tiles are relatively easy to install, hiring a professional is advisable for large-scale or complex projects to ensure proper adhesion and alignment.
  • Acclimatization
    Before installation, the tiles should be allowed to acclimatize to the room's temperature and humidity levels to prevent future issues like contraction or expansion.

Conclusion

Tarkett VCT tiles offer a versatile, durable, and aesthetically pleasing flooring solution. Whether you're reflooring a large commercial space or considering new flooring for your home, VCT tiles offer numerous advantages including durability, ease of maintenance, and cost-effectiveness. Always consult professionals for installation and follow the manufacturer’s guidelines to enjoy the full benefits of your Tarkett VCT flooring.


Speak with a knowledgeable representative at Michael's Carpet & Vinyl and learn more about the quality and integrity of the Tarkett VCT Tile brand. Stop in and see them today at their Lakeland store or give them a call at 863-683-2853.

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NOTE:
Michael's Carpet & Vinyl does not carry every style of Tarkett VCT Tile at their Lakeland location. Check with them first about a particular product or to see if your product choice is available for special order.

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