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What Are Loose Lay Vinyl Flooring and Pros?

What Are Loose Lay Vinyl Flooring and Pros?

Apr 20,2021
What Are Loose Lay Vinyl Flooring and Pros?

Loose lay vinyl flooring have come about as a popular variety of vinyl plank flooring which is mostly known for its installation. A modified loose lay vinyl flooring has a fiberglass backing and doesn’t require adhesive. Non-skid backing to prevent planks from moving once set in place.

Loose lay vinyl planks are a unique product that doesn’t rely on any fasteners, adhesive or even tongue and groove mechanisms to hold themselves in place. These thick vinyl rectangles simply lay in position on a floor, and remain there once installed. Loose lay vinyl flooring goes down quickly and it relies on friction to remain in place over time. The planks are essentially thick vinyl rectangles with rubber backing that lay flat over a nice smooth surface.
Loose lay vinyl floors can be installed over top of existing flooring very rapidly and it’s simple for just about anyone to do. That’s why so many people are interested in this type of flooring and it’s the main reason that loose lay vinyl flooring is popular as well.

It's 100% Waterproof! The best option for a regularly wet floor. That's true whether the moisture comes down from above, or seeps up from below, as can happen in some basements. Loose lay vinyl plank flooring is designed to keep moisture and water above the floor long enough that it can be cleaned up before getting through to the subfloor. Even if it does, or if water comes up under the planks, they can be pulled right up, only in the spots where needed, the floor can be dried out, and then the same planks will just lay back into place.

Loose lay vinyl flooring has developed to reduce installation time and allow access to underfloor utilities. Under the right conditions these tiles can be placed on the subfloor without any adhesive. This helps to make them an easy installation option for anyone and everyone. We offer a range of loose lay floors for both commercial settings and domestic properties.

This type of flooring is so simple to use and it’s very appealing as well. If you’re interested in improving the look of a floor or two in your home, this flooring is the perfect way for you to do it as you’ll soon see. 

Simple Installation:

Loose lay flooring is extremely easy to install. You do not need to use any kind of glue, staple or clicklock system to install this flooring. Instead, this flooring’s back uses friction to get a grip of the subfloor beneath it. Installers that are putting in loose lay vinyl flooring literally just have to set it into position. Sure there is some cutting required for installation with many of these kits, but it’s simple to do and doesn’t require any advanced skill. Installers just go around the room and lay down the planks quickly and easily. When you ask an installer to come to your home to put down loose lay vinyl planks, you’ll often receive an enthusiastic response, because most installers love to put the flooring down. It’s also common to pay less for installation of loose lay vinyl floors because they don’t take very long to put down at all.

Simple To Move:

Another great advantage is that this flooring is just as easy to remove and re-install somewhere else. This means if you are changing houses, then you can take your flooring with you which would also help you save some money.
This is a rare benefit that you won’t see with many other types of flooring. If you pay for loos lay vinyl options, you can move them to different rooms as you see fit, or even switch them to a new house without too much work on your part. Just make sure that you are going to a room that’s the same size or smaller if you want the flooring to look proper once it’s installed in your new space, or that you have some extra loose lay vinyl planks available.

Won’t Expand Or Contract:

Many types of flooring expand and contracts with moisture, but this isn’t much of an issue with loose lay vinyl floors. The material is designed to resist any expansion or con

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