Choose no-fuss luxury vinyl plank or tile flooring, and you won't need to do anything beyond routine cleaning to maintain its upscale appearance. The plank floor looks like a hardwood floor, while the tile version displays the look of wood, stone, or ceramic.
Dura Flooring in Commerce, California, has a great selection of luxury vinyl that looks like natural materials and vinyl tiles that depict geometric designs or imitate other materials such as concrete.
Luxury vinyl tile and plank flooring react to humidity and temperature changes because of their makeup, which expands and contracts with hot and cold fluctuations.
Thus, ensuring that your HVAC system is in good working order before your new floors are installed is wise. Then the system should be set to maintain an acceptable temperature range, or about 65 to 80 degrees, and an optimum relative humidity level that falls between 40 and 50 percent.
Because planks (LVP) and tiles (LVT) may expand and contract after installation, they must acclimate to the average room temperature and humidity level in your home after they are brought inside.
Acclimation generally takes at least two days, and if the flooring is laid over a just-poured concrete slab, that slab must cure for several weeks. Installers ensure the integrity of a luxury vinyl floor with an expansion gap around the room's perimeter.
We are luxury vinyl flooring experts
Dura Flooring sells and installs LVT and LVP floors in homes and businesses in greater Los Angeles and other cities in Orange County, California, including Downey, Whittier, Long Beach, and Pasadena.
Our family-owned company, in business for over 30 years, begins each job with a free estimate. Shop in-store today at our 13,000-square-foot showroom in Commerce or request shop-at-home service.