I am getting more and more complaints of LVT, LVP, EPC, and WPC products used in rooms with glass doors, skylights, or big window areas that are growing/expanding and then gapping, especially at the end joints. If these products contain vinyl, which they do, they have a great chance of failure in areas exposed to direct sunlight over long periods of time. This is not a new scenario.
You think long and hard about what flooring is best for your kitchen, bedroom, and living spaces, but what about the mudroom? Even though not a lot of time is spent in this room (because it’s usually muddy) it still needs a floor! Because this room see …
Generally I side with installers when there are issues. But lately, the rash of calls I have been receiving on installers not taking the time to do things correctly, I have to re-think my stance. There is nothing more frustrating than when your asked t …
The winter months can be hard on your flooring, but there are several things you can do to protect yours floors. One of the first things you can do is to purchase flooring that is resilient and durable. “Weather resistant” encompasses not only resistan …
In my last newsletter, I inadvertently left off a few additional products that will also work when going over existing adhesive residue with vinyl flooring products;
In the flooring world we are in a trend of easy to install flooring products, floating, locking, self- sticking. This has made us more of a DIY flooring industry. Products today are easier to install than they were 20 years ago.
If you’re looking to install new flooring in any room of your home, one of the best flooring materials to use is vinyl. There are many reasons to choose vinyl over other types of flooring, especially if you need to make a decision quickly and want a variety of options to choose from.
Luxury Vinyl Tile and Plank as a category continues to grow. Along with growth come issues.Today’s article reflects what I see in the field and what I feel are some of the problems associated with glue down LVT and LVP Flooring.
Gypsum underlayments are becoming more and more popular with contractors and are presenting more and more problems in the flooring industry.
Resilient flooring has been a popular type of flooring for many years because it is very reliable and costs much less than a lot of other flooring options. The material that resilient flooring is made of allows for some give, but still makes for a sturdy and long-lasting floor.