Luxury vinyl is taking flooring by storm!
When consumers hear vinyl, they think of the old fashion peel and stick sheets from days of past. That’s not the case anymore! Vinyl has come a long way the past few years with new innovative technology.
Experts in the flooring industry have been noticing the trends the past few years and provide some industry insight. Sales have been increasing in large amounts year after year. The cause of that is the realistic visuals luxury vinyl is able to offer. Luxury vinyl can look like wood, stone, or virtually anything you would like. Its water resistance and ease of care adds to its functionality, as well as the several different methods of installation.
Top brands to pay attention to in 2017 include:
- US Floors COREtec
- Carpet One exclusive Invincible
Although price will always be a factor when choosing new flooring, consumers tend to accept paying a little more with the knowledge that luxury vinyl is a solid investment. It’s no longer what price is the lowest, but what the consumer can get for the best price. Luxury vinyl is on the rise because it is set at the right price, is functional, and the visuals are so detailed it’s hard to tell the difference from the real deal from the surface!
You can expect to pay anywhere from $0.50 to $2 for sheet vinyl, but be aware that luxury vinyl has a high cost that sits around $2.50 up to $5 per square foot.
Luxury vinyl is on the rise because it is set at the right price, is functional, and the visuals are so detailed it’s hard to tell the difference from the real deal from the surface!
No longer do homeowners have to chalk up laundry rooms and basements as a utility, they can now be more customized to match the rest of the home. Homeowners now can have the look and style of hardwood floors anywhere in their home, but not have to worry about the consequences of spills and messes.
What makes it so durable?
- Most brands are waterproof
- Scratch resistant
- Stain resistant
- Antimicrobial properties
Right now wood look luxury vinyl is a hot trend. Competitors in the industry are going head to head to provide the most durable and authentic wood look flooring. There is no question as to why wood look luxury vinyl is so popular, you get the same beauty as hardwood, but less maintenance and almost 1/3 of the cost!
There are so many reasons why luxury vinyl is trending. Stop by our showroom today and check it out for yourself!