The benefit of waterproof floors
Though it’s relatively new to the flooring
industry, waterproof flooring offers benefits that put it above many
traditional types of flooring for areas that are prone to spills or leaks. By
many flooring retailers, it is considered a subcategory of luxury vinyl plank
(LVP), but it stands alone in that it can be used where LVP traditionally
should not like bathrooms, basements and mudrooms. Waterproof flooring has a
dense extruded waterproof core which gives it a unique balance of strength and
resilience. It is 100% waterproof and will not delaminate or swell when exposed
to moisture or spills.
Waterproof flooring is resilient
This unique flooring type easily resists
scratches, dents and stains. It has an impenetrable vinyl backing that is laid
with a waterproof adhesive which protects from water penetration. Because of
its special construction, it holds advantages over traditional floor coverings
used in areas prone to spills such as tile, laminate and wood.
Waterproof flooring is easy to clean
Waterproof floors have no grime or dirt traps,
making it exceptionally easy to clean. It can mimic the look of your favorite
floors including wood and tile, but does not have space between planks for such
intrusions. We recommend a pH neutral cleaner to keep your floors looking their
Waterproof flooring is here to stay
The advancements in technology have increased the popularity of waterproof floors, especially in areas prone to moisture. There are many styles and colors from which to choose, and we invite you to browse our catalog here
or visit the Metro Floors showroom to see them in person.