Home Owners Love LVP (Luxury Vinyl Plank)


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You’ve heard the term, you’ve seen the commercials, and you want to know; what is Luxury Vinyl Plank?

LVP (luxury vinyl plank) is nothing short of a modern flooring scientific miracle.  We love working with it so much we decided to share some reasons why you should love it too.

What is it?

LVP is high resin vinyl material that is durable, bendable, and resilient. Printed, high-definition textures resemble premium wood planks. You get the look and the savings.

Why LVP?

Active homes need protection from outdoor elements. Shaw LVP flooring is waterproof and protects with a scratch coating. It’s durable and resilient core technology allows breathing and “moving-room” for floors.

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Sabine Hill 523A is a high-traffic area quality LVP option.  Special feature Armourbead™ provides exceptionally durable and resilient floor. This flooring is the total package with high definition wood printing and waterproof technology.

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BLUE RIDGE PINE 720C is just another example of the absolutely gorgeous floors that LVP can produce, especially from Shaw floors.

Pros of LVP

  • Lower cost than wood or tile flooring
  • Easy installation
  • Waterproof material
  • Durable to high traffic and scuffs
  • Vinyl is softer under foot than other materials

Cons of LVP

  • Fading due to overexposed sunlight
  • Susceptible to uneven substrate
  • You can’t “buff” scratches like hardwood
  • Non-Biodegradable material

Products like LVP may not be for every household, but it may be for yours!  We have an extensive showroom of flooring options including Luxury vinyl plank, so stop by to see the difference for yourself.


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