While costs are similar, the value of premium vinyl far exceeds that of laminate based on quality and value. Unlike laminate, premium vinyl is durable and stable, resistant to moisture and climate, and is easy to install and maintain. Laminate is restricted to light traffic and low moisture applications.
What is the best floor covering for a house?
- Polished Concrete. Until recently polished concrete was reserved for the great hallways of public buildings and small office spaces.
- Engineered Timber Flooring.
- Parquetry Timber Flooring.
- Laminate Timber Flooring.
- Bamboo Timber Flooring.
- Kitchen and Dining Room.
- Living Room.
What is the highest quality flooring?
Top Choice: Porcelain Tile
A natural fit for high-traffic areas of the home, porcelain tile outperforms every other flooring material we test for resistance to scratching, and it resists dents from light objects like falling utensils very well, says Larry Ciufo, the CR engineer responsible for rating flooring.
Is carpet or vinyl plank flooring cheaper?
Vinyl is also more resistant to stains and spills, making it a better option for families with young children or pets. In addition, vinyl is often less expensive than carpet, making it a more budget-friendly option for many homeowners.
What are the disadvantages of vinyl plank flooring?
Most vinyl planks sold nowadays are waterproof but they are not flood-proof. Standing water can still seep through and damage the subfloor if no waterproofing layer is installed. However, they can be prone to dents and scratching. Also they may fade when installed in areas constantly exposed to the sun.
What year did Alan Jackson appear on Home Improvement?
Jackson also appeared in the 1996 "When Harry Kept Delores" episode of Home Improvement, performing "Mercury Blues".