Vinyl tiles have always been a favorite for home floor laying. But the advent of luxury vinyl tile has made it an even more popular choice. The ability to create sophisticated and unique designs for home floors using the same not only gives people creative satisfaction but also ensures appreciation from one and all.
Some of the key advantages which make luxury vinyl tiles the ideal option are:
Durability: Luxury vinyl tiles or LVT is generally manufactured from materials which are robust enough to be able to withstand any type of pressure that they are subjected to. This not only increases their utility in homes with kids and pets; it also makes LVT ideally suited for the commercial environment. In fact other than being flame resistant, statistics have proved that they are also able to absorb the impact of excessive foot traffic, exposure to moisture etc. in a much better way.
Versatile: LVT versatility can be observed from the fact that they can be used in all the room throughout the house. This is because these are the only tiles wherein aesthetics and utility go hand in hand with qualities like slip resistance, hard wearing, waterproof being an inherent part of these tiles. Thus they can be used even in those parts of the house where practicality overrules all other reasons for floor installation like the bathroom or the kitchen, basement, staircases etc.
Price: The price of LVT is relatively high when compared to other vinyl tiles. But when they are compared with the installation and maintenance of other tile floor options like hardwood, stone, ceramic, cement etc., they prove to be quite inexpensive and also come with added advantages which might or might not be always present in the other flooring options.
Insulation: The insulation offered is effective both for changes in the weather and also for sounds. With its ability to absorb sound better resulting from its average thickness of about 2mm, LVT becomes the ideal option when people want to mute sounds of walking, talking etc. Thus this offers greater privacy, peace and quiet and an undisturbed atmosphere at home. On the other hand the thickness also helps to provide a warm and cushiony feeling underfoot. The conduction of heat throughout the house is also quite impressive making extremely compatible with the installed under floor heating. Thus LVT can be used in most places irrespective of the weather conditions and the climatic changes that place faces.
Maintenance: This is a very important criterion which determines the choice of home flooring. LVT scores in this area too since the protective layer that it comes with makes it resistance to scratches, stains, dents, scuffs, chips and even cracks. Thus its maintenance cost is also quite low and floors with LVT can be easily maintained by following a simple cleaning routine with a damp mop. Alternatively they can also be cleaned using chemical cleaners since they are quite resilient to those that are popularly available in the market.
Innovative design: This increase the aesthetic value of LVT thereby making it the perfect choice. In fact the simulation is so well done that it becomes extremely difficult for the layman to distinguish between the original and the simulated tiles. The texture of LVT is as impeccable as its design and finish and most come with bevelled edges thereby doing away with the need for the annual grouting that other tiles generally need.
The range of luxury vinyl tiles that are available enable them to stand out in a crowd. It also ensures compatibility with a variety of home decors irrespective of the genre that is followed. In fact they can be artistically and creatively used to generate statement designs, each of which will be unique and original.