A type of vinyl flooring with a polymer core is Vinyl flooring. They are made from polyvinyl chloride. Vinyl flooring is known as PVC. Vinyl flooring is also known as a WPC if they are a combination of PVC and wood. It is also made from combination of stone (calcium carbonate) and PVC, and hence called SPC.

Vinyl floors are covered with textile fabrics or embellished paper that simulate the look of stone or wood and make any room look outstanding. The layer of vinyl floor is composed of transparent PVC, they are manufactured to resist scratches, stains, and bacteria, as well as to improve its scratch.

Characteristics and properties of vinyl flooring

Many interior designers and architects choose vinyl flooring material for their projects because vinyl flooring has many characteristics and properties and they also offer many advantages.

Let’s see many different qualities of this wonderful material


The one thing that characterizes this type of material is that they are extremely durable and long-lasting. Under pressure or impact, vinyl flooring  are more strong and tough to cracks, breaks, or dents, than any other materials that are much more brittle.  They can absorb the forces of heavy objects that impact them without damaging the concrete.

Easy to install

Vinyl flooring is very easy to install. In humid conditions, it works well. They don’t require cementing and are very comfortable to walk on.

Easy to clean

This product is very easy to clean, they remove all the dust and stains particles very quickly. It needs the least maintenance because it is easily cleaned with a damp mop and normal cleaning products.

They are waterproof

Vinyl floors are waterproof which the biggest advantage of this floor is. So, they are a brilliant option to be installed on the floor of bathrooms, kitchens, basements, and laundries.


Vinyl flooring provides warmth to the barefoot unlike other products and is also companionable with underfloor heating. You certainly won’t regret it, because the level of warmth that the vinyl flooring brings to the home is impressive.

How do you make vinyl floors shine?

Vinyl flooring is available in a vast range of colors, patterns, and textures which means you can find a flooring finish that perfectly matches your style preference. Due to its natural materials many consumers are choosing this type flooring. It is more expensive from other flooring like wood, tile, and stone. The cost of vinyl is a low alternative to those that are more expensive like wood, tile, and stone flooring. They are also looking more natural, toned-down beauty of matte finishes, which is currently on-trend.

 Though, you can choose vinyl flooring with a high-gloss finish, if you are looking for a shinier look. Keeping them clean and dirt and dust-free will automatically give them a shiny and more enhancing look.

If you regularly clean the vinyl floor your floor looks shiny and eye-catching. Unlike other types of flooring, such as real hardwood, there aren’t specific products designed to make your vinyl floor shine.

By Daniel Stark
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