Vinyl flooring has emerged as the top flooring choice in both commercial and residential usage.
This is due to the fact that…
… It offers great advantages for home improvement and most crucially, vinyl flooring is very affordable.
How does the fitting go?
It is quite common to find fitting using loose-lay or glue down method. Check out this vinyl tile flooring installation guide for details on fitting your vinyl tile flooring.
So, what about Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT)?
Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is a high end resilient flooring that can be use for both residential and commercial purposes.
Luxury vinyl tile is usually thicker, which is up to 5mm thick and wear layer can be up to 0.5mm. This is also the reason LVT has better durability compared to regular vinyl tile flooring.
Take a look at these fascinating depth and texture of LVT:
For luxury vinyl tile (LVT), click-on system can be used. It is a glueless vinyl tile flooring installation… which means, faster installation process and hassle-free.
Installing Luxury vinyl tile is simple and easy and you can actually diy your fitting using this installation guide.
Did I mention the best part yet?
You can install your vinyl tile right on top of your existing flooring as long as the surface condition is dry, smooth and flat! In other word, you do not need to spend more time and money to remove your previous flooring before your vinyl tile installation! Isn’t it awesome?
Similarly to vinyl tile flooring, vinyl sheet can be installed over your existing floor. Bear in mind that your existing floor surface must be flat, smooth, dust-free and in dry condition before installing vinyl sheet flooring.
It is important to make sure any cracks or uneven surface of existing flooring are repaired before vinyl sheet installation.
How many installation methods available for this type of vinyl flooring?
Installation of vinyl plank flooring can be done using quite a number of options like:
Vinyl plank with self adhesive system are normally coated with pressure sensitive glue. Guess what’s the best part of this installation method? It is so convenient that you can simply pull off the layer of separator and the planks are ready for install.
Vinyl plank that comes with click-lock fitting system are specially made to interlock with the neighboring plank without the application of glue or underlay. The fabulous part about this click-lock fitting system is it takes only half the time required for traditional adhesive vinyl installation.
Loose lay fitting system is another innovative way of installing your vinyl plank flooring. Without the usage of glue during installation, both click-lock and loose lay system are definitely more eco-friendly, hassle-free, less harm to health and odorless.
This simple installation method definitely will not have you worry about the volatile organic chemical (VOC) that comes with the glue after installation.
If you are keen on diy and can’t wait to start working on your flooring, just hold in for another second.
Here’s what you may want to take a look before you start!
Our step-by-step installation guide for different type of fitting system.