We get it. Buying new flooring can become an overwhelming experience with so many flooring
options to choose from. That’s why we’ve created guides to the types of flooring offered at
Quantum Floors – hardwood, laminate and luxury vinyl flooring.
Luxury vinyl plank flooring is one of the fasting rising flooring options for your home or
business. We have started to see the rise slow quite a bit due to an abundance of poorly
performing imported vinyl floors and rapidly rising prices since the pandemic began. Tariffs,
increased shipping costs have also contributed to the price increases.
That said, luxury vinyl plank flooring from reputable manufacturers area great option for many
homeowners, especially in wet rooms like bathrooms and laundry rooms due to its waterproof
What is Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring?
Luxury vinyl flooring that is made up from multiple layers. The surface, or top of the flooring,
has a design layer which is an extremely high-quality representation of hardwood. The designs
are quite authentic and can help to transform any space without some of the drawbacks of a
The design layer of luxury vinyl planks is topped with a transparent, protective coating with a
built-in stain guard and scratch resistance. As a result, luxury vinyl flooring is durable and
hardwearing, soft to walk on and even waterproof.
Luxury Vinyl Planks Are Waterproof
When you’ve got people walking in and out with wet shoes, pet accidents and kids spilling their
drinks, it’s important to have flooring that is waterproof. Vinyl flooring is known for being made
with 100% waterproof materials that are able to withstand water immersion. This makes it the
ideal flooring for bathrooms or damp locations like basements. We can’t stress this enough,
while luxury vinyl floors are waterproof, there is no such thing as a flood proof floor.