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Vinyl Planks vs. Sheet Vinyl

Vinyl flooring comes in two different types – Planks/tiles or sheet vinyl. Which type is correct for you and your home? Here are the pros and cons of each to help you decide:

Vinyl vs Laminate Flooring

Vinyl and laminate flooring are two of the most popular flooring materials today because of their durability and low cost. However, they do have differences – so which one is right for you? Let’s take a look:

Buying Flooring: Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring has come a long way in the past few decades – Nowadays, it is of much higher quality. Vinyl is the perfect choice on a budget as it comes in all colors, styles and patterns - it is even able to mimic the look of hardwood, ceramic or other more expensive material. Vinyl is a popular surface for most rooms in the house, especially in kitchen and bathrooms, because of its durability, relative ease to clean and maintain, and moisture resistance (Vinyl is usually moisture resistant, but check the moisture rating for the specific type of flooring before purchasing).

Buying Flooring: Laminate

Our Buying Flooring Series is designed to help you make an informed decision when purchasing flooring. To learn more about the types of flooring we offer and how we can help you choose the perfect flooring for your home, visit our website www.rusmurfloors.com.

Choosing Hypoallergenic Flooring

If you, or a family member, suffer from allergies, the type of flooring in your home could harbor allergens – Causing reactions and impacting the severity of allergy symptoms. Luckily, there are hypoallergenic flooring options available that are free from harsh perfumes or dyes and can help you reduce your family’s exposure to allergens and irritants.

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