Luxury Vinyl Tile Introduction

Luxury Vinyl Tile floors are a durable, affordable and attractive alternative to ceramic tile, natural stone and hardwood. Patterns can be created for a modern look with metallic styles or traditional looks with travertine and slate looks.

Thickness does not equal quality and durability for luxury vinyl. The wear layer (the top protective layer) is what takes all the wear and tear, and provides the quality and durability. Most Heave Commercial rated luxury vinyl (best commercial warranty available) will be a 20 mil wear layer. Quality will also depend on the company that manufactures it.

Advantages to these floors include:

  • ease on joints
  • more quiet underfoot than most hard surfaces
  • easy to maintain
  • available in wide variety of styles, colors and sizes
  • commercial and residential use
  • real wood, tile and stone looks
  • easier installation than ceramic or stone