What is vinyl flooring?
Vinyl flooring is the famous type of flooring and it has been in use since long time. The vinyl flooring is considered as the cheaper and less glamorous type of flooring. It was in past that they were less glamorous and cheaper. The latest vinyl flooring is developed with the wear resistant coatings and the floating floor tiles. There is some other advancement also in the vinyl flooring.
Types of flooring
The vinyl which was used in the earlier times is very different as compared to current times. With the advancement in technology the vinyl flooring has also changed a lot. Make sure that you don’t get confused with the linoleum flooring and it is different than that. The vinyl flooring can be glued as the vinyl sheet and the tiles are to be glued and it is done with some adhesive made for this purpose. There is also some technology in which only the vinyl is glued down.
Apart from glued one the floating vinyl flooring is also famous. The floating means glueless. It means that the tiles are loose layered with the sheet flooring and it is designed to lay on the subfloor. No adhesive is used. Self adhesive is also the type which is used in the vinyl flooring. It is the peel and stick tiles which are made for an easy installation than the glued floor. The adhesive is applied to tile and only that much is needed for installation. The tile can be positioned and applied to the floor.