Rubber flooring is tremendously tough, practically indestructible, quiet, and warm to the touch when walked on. It also is resistant towards stains, indentations, and is a waterproof surface with an anti-slip finish. In order to get maximum performance, rubber floors need to be installed by a technician with experience and can be expensive, overall.
Depending on your specific area that is being covered, there may be some need for seems. This is another consideration to keep in mind when looking at pattern options because certain patterns are capable of hiding the seams better than other.
A thin liquid adhesive that can be applied on edges of flooring to lock in the tufts and prevent edge ravel in carpet. Seam sealers may be visible in contrast with different vinyl finishes or textures.
A rough floor in which lies underneath the new vinyl floors.
The surface on which the vinyl flooring will be laid overreach substrate has different requirements in order to prep them for the vinyl flooring.
Made from polyvinyl chloride and plasticizer, it is usually malleable and non-porous. Color pigments can be added to create designs and patterns.
This is a layer of material added to the exterior surface of vinyl. The thickness of the wear layer will vary according to each vinyl product collection or series. Generally, this is measured in mils. The highest quality wear layers offer superior resistance to stains, scuffs and scratches.