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Why Builders and Remodellers Are Choosing Vinyl Flooring in Ottawa

Vinyl Flooring
An increasing number of homeowners, remodelers, and builders are selecting vinyl flooring in Ottawa for a wide range of projects. If you are not familiar with these cost efficient, durable, and stylish sheet materials for floors, it is worthwhile to explore these options for your home, garage, or business.

Expanding Design Options

Vinyl flooring opens a huge world of design possibility. Would you love to tile your entire floor in marble, but do not want the high materials and installation costs? You can achieve the same look with vinyl tiles made to look like marble and reduce your expenses considerably. Vinyl sheets are used to create the look of natural stone, wood, ceramic, and other flooring materials. You can also use vinyl tiles to create a mosaic or other unique pattern within the floor.

Versatile Installation Options

A vinyl floor system is installed using either a click and lock system, glued down, or as sheeting. While vinyl sheeting and glued vinyl floors require a very smooth subfloor, such as an even concrete foundation, the click and lock vinyl floors can be installed over nearly any type of existing floor or surface. Carpet is one of the only types of floors you cannot install this type of vinyl flooring material over.

Even if you do need to install a smooth subfloor before installing vinyl, the installation process remains fairly simple and the end result is a very durable and strong flooring system. Installation time and costs for vinyl are generally better than or comparable to many other types of flooring options.

Durability and Ease of Maintenance

Due largely to the increase in design and installation options, vinyl flooring is becoming more popular in living spaces, but it is most commonly installed in garages, basements, and industrial areas. This is because it is incredibly resistant to denting, scratches, and other signs of wear. It is also waterproof and can be installed with very few seams. This makes it an excellent choice for any rooms with a lot of moisture; bacteria have no crevices to hide and grow within.

In addition to being fairly seamless, a vinyl floor is also generally installed with a protective topcoat installed over the floor. This increases the resilience of the floor, making it even more resistant to stains, scuffs, and spills. This type of floor can often be cleaned well with nothing more than a damp mop. To maintain this resilience, you can reseal the floor once a year and enjoy the same high performance from the floor.

Contact Dragona Flooring to Learn More About Vinyl Flooring in Ottawa

To learn more about the application possibilities of vinyl flooring in Ottawa and surrounding areas, contact Dragona Flooring. We have been supplying high quality flooring products throughout this region for many years. Our experienced team is happy to consult with you and provide a free estimate for your project. You can visit one of our locations in Ottawa or Scarborough or request additional information online.

What is vinyl flooring?

Vinyl flooring like laminate, is another cost efficient flooring options. They come in a large variety of patterns and textures; it is no wonder that it is used more and more every year.

Top of the line vinyl can compete with real wood and tiles in both appearance and quality. Its durability, low maintenance, and water proof qualities make it ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and especially basements.

It is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of vinyl flooring before using it. Vinyl flooring come in three different types: click system, glue down, or sheet. Vinyl that come with a click system means it can be installed anywhere at any grade level. Glue down vinyl and vinyl sheet on the other hand, must be installed on top of a very smooth surface. But all vinyl flooring options are resilient, meaning it provides silent but comfortable walking.

As vinyl looks good and is affordable, it is often people’s first decision for basement floors. But besides being affordable, vinyl has many advantages. The first and possibly the biggest is that vinyl is 100% waterproof. It can also be made to look like wood, tile, or stone, meaning the style possibilities are almost endless. In some cases, vinyl can have the same textures that hardwood comes in. It requires very low maintenance as it is very easy to clean. Vinyl has very few seams, which means it is hard for bacteria to hide and grow.

Vinyl’s properties have made it one of the most popular flooring materials in both the residential and commercial building sectors.

How Does it Compare to Traditional Flooring Options?

Vinyl is one of the ideal choices for commercial areas because it can last for many years to come. The wear layer on vinyl flooring is not only stain resistant but extremely durable, being able to withstand against areas that have high foot traffic.

The top trends in vinyl flooring today are towards more natural-looking designs such as stone, hardwood, and tiles. This combines a pleasant visual appearance with the easy maintenance of vinyl. Shopping for the perfect vinyl flooring options can be daunting with so many options available. That is why we carry only high quality vinyl that has been hand picked.

We offer our services in Ottawa, Scarborough, and Toronto so come stop by, visit our showroom and have one of our knowledgeable experts help you pick your vinyl flooring. If you have any questions just give us a call and our customer service team would be more than happy to answer them.


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