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A durable substitute for hardwood

 
Budget-friendly vinyl plank flooring is designed to look like hardwood. It comes in strips that mimic the appearance of specific woods like oak, maple, and hickory. You can find a wide selection of patterns and colors atOlden Carpet and Flooring in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. We are a family-owned business that offers top quality flooring products and expert installation. With a showroom in Langhorne and shop at home services available, it’s easy and convenient for our Bucks County friends to stop by and chat with our knowledgeable staff.
 

Factors to consider

 
When comparing vinyl plank flooring to determine what is right for your needs, consider the thickness of the vinyl and the wear layer as well as the installation method. Planks come in several thicknesses, each of which is ideal for different rooms in the home.

  • 2–3 mm: low-traffic areas that have an even subfloor
  • 3.2–4.0 mm: high-traffic areas like kitchens and living rooms
  • 5 mm or more: highest quality and therefore, most attractive and durable; great for hiding subfloor imperfections

The wear layer, or the top layer of the vinyl flooring, determines the durability of the flooring.

  • A no-wax coating, made from urethane or vinyl, comes in a variety of thicknesses and budget options. A new coating needs to be applied every 2 to 3 years.
  • An enhanced urethane coating, made from advanced materials like aluminum oxide, provides the best protection against everyday wear and extends the life of the flooring.
  • Planks with a wear layer of 10 mils or more are the most durable; choose this option for moderate to high traffic areas of your home.The flooring can be installed with or without glue.
  • Planks can be glued to the subfloor for a permanent installation that resists peeling and slipping. This application is especially appealing for high traffic areas.
  • Floating planks click together like tongue-and-groove wood planks. No glue is needed during installation so DIYers usually find that it is easy to lay a floor. It’s also easy to replace a plank that has been damaged.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bucks County vinyl plank flooring store

 
We can help you pick the right flooring for your home, whether you are looking for vinyl planks or other flooring options. We have over 50 years of experience on our team. Since we keep up with the latest trends in the flooring industry, you can be sure that you will always get the most current information and services. Additionally, we always offer convenient financing. Olden Carpet and Flooring serves Langhorne, Doylestown, Newton, Levittown, and Bensalem with complete white-glove service.