See Perimeter Adhered.
Added to the urethane finish for increased abrasion resistance of the wear layer.
Vinyl is constructed of several different layers: the wear layer, the printed or decorative layer, an inner core consisting of a foam and vinyl layer, and a backing. The type of backing determines how it can be installed.
The bark of a tree commonly known as Cork Oak and native to the Mediterranean region and the bark naturally splits every 9 to 15 years. It can be safely harvested causing no harm to the tree. Cork is naturally hypoallergenic and resistant to mold and mildew.
In the rotogravure printing technique, the decorative layer offers a wide range of design possibilities and patterns, including geometrics, stone motifs, and much more.
An installation method in which the flooring is not bonded to the substrate by any kind of adhesive.
A vinyl flooring installation method in which the adhesive is trowled over the entire substrate.
This is a manufacturing process in which solid-colored vinyl chips are laid on top of a carrier sheet. Then, they are bonded together.
Consisting of a foam and vinyl wear layer, the inner core provides durability, insulation and comfort.
It is made up of natural ingredients such as cork, linseed oil, cork, limestone, and tree resins etc.
A method of installing vinyl flooring in which the adhesive is applied to the flooring’s perimeter and seams.
These floors have some “give” or elasticity when you walk across them. This category includes linoleum, cork, rubber and specialty resilient.
A process of making residential vinyl floors that makes use of a print cylinder.
Rubber flooring is extremely durable, virtually indestructible, quiet and warm to walk on. It also resists dents and stains and its waterproof surface has an anti-slip finish. However, rubber is relatively expensive and must be installed by an experienced installer for maximum performance.
Since vinyl comes in 6’ and 12’ widths, seaming may be necessary depending on the area to be covered. Certain patterns will hide seams better. For example, tile patterns with grout lines are better able to mask seams.
A thin liquid adhesive is applied to the cut edges of the carpet to keep tufts in place
It refers to the process of laying a rough floor and applying vinyl flooring on the top of it.
The surface on which the vinyl flooring is laid.
Vinyl Composition Tiles. A resilient floor covering made of vinyl or vinyl composition materials. VCT has all the advantages of vinyl.
Made from a mixture of polyvinyl chloride and plasticizer, it is usually flexible and non-porous. Pigments are added for color.
This layer of material is laid on top surface of vinyl flooring.