North Whidbey Island, Washington
687 Mobius Loop
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
(360) 675-4978

Debunking 3 Myths About Vinyl Flooring August 19, 2019

North Whidbey Island, Island
Debunking 3 Myths About Vinyl Flooring, North Whidbey Island, Washington

From how long it will last to how well it stands up to moisture, there are several common misconceptions floating around about vinyl flooring. Believing the false claims leads some people to choose other materials for their home remodeling projects. To understand the benefits associated with vinyl flooring, below is the truth behind three myths that give it a bad reputation. 

What Beliefs About Vinyl Flooring Are Wrong?

1. Colors Fade Quickly

When it comes to colorful flooring, many people bypass vinyl, thinking that constant foot traffic will cause the pigment to fade. However, a thin, clear coating is placed over the top of it, serving as a barrier to protect the material underneath from discoloration and damage. 

2. There’s No Versatility

You might have heard vinyl options are limited, thinking it will be difficult to find a suitable style to complement the interior design of your space. With advancements in technology, it’s possible to find vinyl flooring that resembles the look of stone, hardwood, and other materials. Different grades are available, too, ensuring you can find an option that works with your remodeling budget. 

3. It Isn’t Suitable for All Areas

Oak-Harbor-Washington-vinyl-flooringMany people think vinyl will pucker or warp when exposed to moisture or the adhesive backing will become ineffective. That’s why they choose other materials for kitchens, bathrooms, and other humid areas in their houses. Vinyl is actually water-resistant, with some options providing even more moisture protection. The backing is also made with industrial-strength adhesives to prevent tiles and planks from peeling away from the base material.

 

If you want to install new vinyl flooring as part of a home improvement project, turn to the technicians at NorthWest Granite & Flooring LLC in Oak Harbor, WA, to do the job. Since 2004, they have been providing clients in Island and San Juan counties with carpet, laminate, vinyl, and hardwood flooring to increase the value of their properties. To see how the team will put their 60-plus years of combined experience to work for you, check out their website. Call (360) 675-4978 to schedule an appointment and learn about their lifetime guarantee on installation services. Become a Facebook follower to read about other customers’ experiences and leave your own feedback. 

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from NorthWest Granite & Flooring LLC
5 Modern Kitchen Flooring Options, North Whidbey Island, Washington
Your kitchen is probably one of the most well-used rooms in your house, so your floor experiences a lot of wear from spills and foot traffic. For this reason, if you're looking to mo...read more
What Are the Best Flooring Options for Pets?, North Whidbey Island, Washington
Your dog or cat is a member of your family. Therefore, when replacing the flooring, it is as natural to think about what will hold up best to their messes and claws as it is to consi...read more
3 Types of Carpet Fibers to Consider for Your Flooring, North Whidbey Island, Washington
Many homeowners choose carpet flooring because of the soft and plush comfort it provides, making it a pleasure to walk barefoot. Aside from the color and style, the type of fiber mat...read more
Shaw Tuftex Carpet Sale!, North Whidbey Island, Washington
Shaw Tuftex Carpet on Sale Now! Beautiful Tuftex Carpet to fit your Budget! Hurry in to view the variety of styles and colors available!   read more
Thinking About Bathroom Remodeling? 3 Signs It's Time, North Whidbey Island, Washington
Many people want to undertake bathroom remodeling for aesthetic reasons or to make the space a little easier to maneuver. However, in other circumstances, renovations are&n...read more