Why install LVT Flooring?
LVT Floors are a great alternative to stone or porcelain where weight, movement or humidity may be a concern. With a slim design, increasing the height of a floor becomes less of a concern meaning such issues as trimming doors or skirtings don’t hamper the installation, weight also no longer becomes a concern when fitting over surfaces such as a suspended floor due to the lightweight design of the tiles. Sound reduction properties within the lvt flooring make them suitable for bedrooms, flats or attic rooms where walking noise may travel to spaces bellow. Created as a diy friendly flooring solution, LVT Flooring can be installed with a minimum of tools and DIY knowhow
What is LVT Flooring?
LVT Flooring is an abbreviation for Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring, unlike the vinyl floorings of yesteryear, advances in manufacturing techniques allow these modern variations of vinyl to come in a myriad of styles and designs in the format of plank or tile making them quick and easy to install.
How do you install LVT Flooring?
LVT Flooring can be fitted either by sticking it down to a flat subfloor or as a floating floor via a click-and-lock method similar to laminate flooring. The most popular fitting method is to install LVT Flooring as a floating floor as the stick-down method requires a higher skill level to get a seamless finish and this is best left to a confident DIYer or professional fitter, this method is fast and d.i.y friendly without the need for any specialist equipment or the stresses that come when using adhesives.
What is LVT made of?
Our LVT has been developed in a rigid core format, which means that it doesn’t bow when being lifted giving extra stability and a premium feel. The LVT rigid core range has been constructed from 5 parts with the core comprising of 70% limestone, the 5 parts are heat compressed together to make the plank or tile before a locking groove is applied.