Resilient Flooring Frequently Asked Questions

vinyl flooringSelecting a new flooring material for your home can be overwhelming but understanding the differences between your options makes the process much easier. Resilient flooring, also known as vinyl flooring, is extremely popular and numerous added benefits that many homeowners are unaware of.

What is Resilient Flooring?

Resilient flooring, also known as vinyl, is made of a mixture of natural and synthetic materials to reflect the material it is designed after (i.e. cement, hardwood, stone). Typically made up of four layers (felt, fiberglass/vinyl backing, core layer, decorating layer), resilient flooring is extremely durable and is a cost-effective way to achieve the look of hardwood flooring in your home without the extra maintenance.

Where can Resilient Flooring be Installed?

Resilient flooring can be installed in any room inside of a home, including basements. It can also be installed over almost any subflooring as long as it is clean, smooth, and leveled.

What are the Benefits of Resilient Flooring?

There are numerous benefits to installing resilient flooring in your Eastern Massachusetts or Southern New Hampshire home, including:

  • Nearly impervious to water damage
  • Resistant to common stains
  • Low maintenance and easy to clean
  • Cost effective versus hardwood flooring
  • Numerous color and style options

What is the Most Popular Type of Resilient?

Vinyl Tile, also known as Luxury Vinyl Tile. Known for being durable and low maintenance, new technologies allow vinyl tile to resemble wood and stone, making it inexpensive compared to the real thing. The natural flexibility in the product also gives you installation options where a standard hardwood or ceramic tile cannot be used. Most vinyl tiles no longer require waxing or a top coat of polish. Floating vinyl tile give you even more options including installing over existing flooring.

To learn more about resilient flooring and start the process in your home, give Tiles Gone Wild a call today at (978) 462-9453.