Is LVT good for commercial use?
LVT has proven to be durable enough for high-traffic hospital common areas and attractive enough for upscale restaurants. With a variety of products in every price point and design, LVT is one of the most versatile commercial flooring products on the market today.
What thickness is commercial grade LVP?
The most common thickness of LVP used in common households is 12 mil, but if your household is fairly active, or has a number of pets, a higher thickness is recommended – such as 20 mil. Most thicker planks, such as 28 mil, are used for commercial rather than household installations.
What’s the difference between LVT and LVP?
LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) and LVP (Luxury Vinyl Plank) are two different types of luxury vinyl flooring. LVT is vinyl flooring designed in a tile shape, whereas LVP is vinyl flooring designed in planks to resemble traditional hardwood floor planks.
Is commercial vinyl flooring good?
Because of its versatility and durability, vinyl is a good flooring material to consider in almost every commercial application. Some of the only areas vinyl isn’t used as commonly is in heavy-duty kitchens and industrial applications.
Which is cheaper LVP or LVT?
While it gives the same appearance as wood flooring, it is much cheaper to buy and install LVP. Statistics have shown that LVP costs half as much as hardwood flooring. There is no much effort involved when cleaning luxury Vinyl plank flooring.
Do you put underlay under LVT flooring?
Most vinyl flooring or luxury vinyl tiles do not require underlay. Vinyl floors are designed with a base layer, making the addition of underlay pointless. This baselayer makes the vinyl flooring incredibly durable and comfortable to walk on.
What thickness LVT should I get?
The industry standard thickness varies depending on where LVT is being used. For commercial use with heavy traffic, 20 mil is recommended and for light commercial traffic or residential applications, 6-12 mil is recommended.