Rigid Core Flooring: SPC vs WPC

WPC Vinyl Flooring by Mannington

What is rigid core flooring? Rigid Core Vinyl Flooring is an engineered vinyl floor that has an enhanced rigid core construction for dimensional stability. A rigid core vinyl will be a solid plank that has less pliability, giving it a sturdy feel to install and under foot.

Rigid core flooring is one of the latest trends in flooring and home design. Not only is rigid core flooring stylish but it is also relatively affordable. However, there are two main types of rigid core flooring to choose from, SPC and WPC flooring. Each option comes with its own pros and cons that homeowners should be aware of before choosing between the two.

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Buyers Guide to Eco Friendly Flooring

Are you a conscientious consumer looking to do what you can to protect our environment? Luckily, when it comes to flooring, there are a number of eco-friendly options available on the market and we will help guide you through them in a moment. First, it is important to understand that there are number of factors that affect whether or not a flooring material is environmentally friendly or not. Those factors are: read more…


Bathroom Tile Trends

Source: centura.ca

The world of tile is forever evolving with new trends emerging year after year and the combinations are endless! To help you in your selection we have broken down our favourite trends for this year. From patterns, shapes, sizes, colours, finishes and everything in between, here are our top 6 tile trends.

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Vinyl Flooring Guide

Source: Shaw Floors

Invented more than 100 years ago, vinyl was originally created to replace linoleum, the original resilient flooring. Vinyl became a popular choice for areas like kitchens and bathrooms where resilience, durability and water-resistance are extremely important. Although vinyl is not completely impervious, it is very resistant to water and it is easy to clean and maintain, making it a low cost, low hassle flooring option.

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Hardwood and Luxury Vinyl Comparison

Source: Hardwood by Armstrong Flooring

Thanks to recent developments in manufacturing and printing technology, hardwood isn’t the only option on the market if you desire the look of hardwood in your home. Luxury Vinyl is a popular alternative to hardwood, it is designed to mimic the look of real wood and has come a long way in recent years. It can be hard now a days to tell the difference between the real thing and luxury vinyl. There are also beneficial characteristics of luxury vinyl that natural hardwood floors can not offer. Alternatively, there are characteristics of hardwood that no manufacturer can fully duplicate. To help you understand the differences and decide which product is best suited for your home and needs we have compared the two, hardwood versus luxury vinyl.

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