Resilient Flooring

Resilient flooring is a type of floor covering which is generally firm but exhibits resilience or the ability to bounce back under stress, specifically when stepped upon or when any heavy object is dragged or dropped upon it. Resilient flooring is applied to a smooth and leveled sub-floor using specially formulated adhesives.

Types of Resilient Flooring

Resilient flooring comes in sheets, planks or tiles.

Vinyl Flooring

VCT (Vinyl Composition Tile) is a resilient flooring made from vinyl chips which are heated and pressurized to produce solid sheets with varying thickness and cut into 12″ squares. The tiles are produced in various colors, patterns and textures even resembling other types of flooring such as wood, carpet and stone. VCT flooring is mostly used in commercial and institutional applications.

Linoleum Flooring

Linoleum is a “green” flooring made from all-natural materials such as linseed oil, cork dusts and wood fibers. It is completely biodegradable, an ideal flooring of choice for the environmentally conscious. Linoleum is very hard, durable and long-wearing. It comes in either tiles or rolls. It is hypoallergenic as well as resistant to moisture, molds and bacteria. It is most suitable for use in high-traffic areas as well as the kitchen and bathroom.

Rubber Flooring

Rubber is a 100% recyclable flooring material. It is durable, hygienic and an excellent sound insulator. Rubber floors are very easy on the feet making it an ideal flooring of choice for gyms and workout studios.

Cork Flooring

Cork flooring is an all-natural substance made from the bark of the oak tree. It is superior in sound and temperature insulation. The material is composed mainly of air cells making it an excellent sound reducer between rooms. It does not conduct cold or heat as other flooring does. It wears easily and should be not used in high traffic areas. It is ideal for use in the kitchen since its softness prevents fatigue from standing for long periods of time. Cork flooring is manufactured in planks or tile shapes.

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