Laminate flooring has been one of most popular flooring choices in the market, it is not a secret. While what we are seeing now is that the tread is changing, vinyl and SPC flooring are increasing and gradually overtaking laminate flooring, we estimate or pretty sure in the future laminate flooring will be replaced by SPC flooring.
There are many kinds of flooring materials: solid wood, WPC, bamboo, laminate flooring, LVT vinyl flooring….. why it is SPC? First let’s check the benefits of SPC vinyl flooring.
Waterproof: This is one of the biggest factors in choosing SPC vinyl flooring. It is 100% waterproof, which means it can be installed in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, basement and restaurants without worry!
Stability in Temperature Fluctuations: With the stone rigid core, the SPC vinyl core is more stable in environments with temperature changes, such as cabins, homes with AC and homes with humidity fluctuations.
Beautiful: SPC vinyl flooring can have a variety of looks, textures and styles. There are wood design and marble design, while wood design is the most popular one, especially oak series, very nice and even more beautiful because it can be designed according to any kinds of real wood, it’s hard to tell their difference only from the out looks.
DIY Installation: SPC vinyl flooring usually use click installation system. It is installed similarly to a regular vinyl and laminate with a tongue and groove installation. No glues or extra tools are required! This is a floor for DIY’er.
Comfort: The SPC vinyl floors feel more sturdy and cushioned under foot than a traditional vinyl due to the dense core and thickness of the plank. Plank with IXPE underlay is more comfortable. Some use EVA as underlay, but we prefer IXPE, feels better and looks nicer. If it does not have any attached underlayment, you can opt for an LVT specific underlayment to install over the subfloor.
Sound barrier: With the dense core, the SPC vinyl plank tends to have a quieter sound. You will not hear a hollow sound when you walk on it.
Affordability: SPC vinyl plank flooring is very budget friendly. Depending on the brand, features and thickness, you can find SPC vinyl in a variety of price ranges. Features like attached underlayment, thickness, texture, ABA structure or extrusion and wear layer thickness decide the cost.
Easy Maintenance and Cleaning: SPC flooring are quite the same as regular vinyl flooring on cleaning and maintenance. These planks are designed to be easily cleaned with regular sweeping and mopping.
With all the benefits of SPC vinyl flooring, you can see why this is such a highly rated material! And why it is SPC would be the tread! From a cushioned step, to dent resistance and waterproof core, you can’t go wrong with an SPC vinyl floors. Whether you’re a homeowner, property manager or business owner, whether it is for a busy home, rental property or business, this floor does it all.
In a word, SPC flooring keep the beauty of wood, while have more extra practical advantages, no wonder it is the hottest flooring all over the world.