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Vinyl Flooring in El Centro, CA

Are you looking to add the looks of wood and stone to your home but are concerned with durability? Vinyl flooring just might be your best option. Vinyl flooring offers realistic wood and stone looks, but it is much stronger and more durable.


Gordon’s Carpet One Floor & Home of El Centro, CA, is proud to be your local destination for better flooring. Our vinyl flooring inventory incorporates all the hottest looks and brands, including Invincible and COREtec Technology, so you’ll never feel like you’re selling yourself short in style.


Types of Vinyl Flooring


A few different types of vinyl flooring options include vinyl tile flooring and vinyl plank flooring. We also offer other vinyl types, including sheet vinyl, WPC, and rigid core floors.


While traditional porcelain and ceramic tile has long been a favorite for the kitchen and bath, vinyl tile takes it a step further. Today, our lives continue to get busier, and we often struggle with finding time for intensive floor care. With its durable layers and realistic beauty, vinyl tile is your best weapon against heavy foot traffic, food spills, moisture, and heavy furnishings. For these reasons, this tenacious tile is a favorite for parents and pet lovers. Always moisture-resistant, select varieties of vinyl tile are 100% waterproof. Spills are trapped on the surface, where they can readily be wiped up without lingering stains.


Vinyl plank flooring allows you to have the authentic natural look of hardwood anywhere in your home. The durable wear layer of vinyl planks protects the floors from scuffing and scratching. The wear layer consists of clear, plastic film that protects the high-definition image layer which is where luxury vinyl planks get their authentic looks. Most vinyl plank options come with built in moisture resistance, but there are products like Invincible™ featuring H2O™ which feature a completely waterproof core. There are also improvements always being added such as cork backings that make the plank more comfortable to walk on, and they can even absorb noise caused by foot traffic.


Sheet vinyl has been around for a while, but it’s certainly come a long way in more recent years. Extremely affordable, sheet vinyl is now equipped with impressive digital imaging for very realistic hardwood, stone, or tile looks. It’s sold by the roll and can be installed with minimal seams, making it a flooring favorite for property managers.


Wood plastic composite flooring, or WPC, is hybrid vinyl flooring with waterproofing abilities that are truly remarkable. Whether you prefer a tile or a plank, WPC is heavy-duty flooring that’s equally at home in a board room as it is in your toddler’s bedroom.


Rigid core is another type of hybrid vinyl flooring. As its name suggests, rigid core vinyl flooring is assembled with a reinforced core. Because of this secret weapon, rigid core can withstand any kind of household accident. Perfect for homes with pets and small kids, rigid core is also available in all the trendiest styles.


Is Vinyl Flooring Waterproof?


All vinyl flooring options feature incredible moisture resistance, while others are completely waterproof. Waterproof vinyl flooring has a solid waterproof core that prevents the planks and tiles from ever-expanding or contracting when exposed to moisture. This core also stops moisture from ever reaching the subfloor, where it can promote the growth of mold and mildew. Waterproof vinyl floors can be installed anywhere in your home. They are the ideal option for homeowners who have children and pets that run all over the home.


We want our customers to know the difference between a water resistant and waterproof floor so they can make an educated decision for their home. No one wants to think their floors is fine with moisture when in fact that is not what they are built for. Every vinyl floor features moisture resistance. Water resistant floors can repel moisture from the surface, but the core will eventually soak up any moisture. Water resistant floors are a good option for spaces in your home that you clean often so they are not forgotten.


A waterproof floor repels any type of moisture, protecting both the floor itself as well as your subfloor. A waterproof vinyl floor won’t buckle, crack, or warp due to being exposed to moisture. Waterproof flooring is great for families who have pets in their homes. Pets have accidents and you cannot always get to them right away, so waterproof flooring takes away the worry of your floors being destroyed.


You should always keep in mind that even if your flooring is waterproof, that does not mean your subfloor is waterproof. Waterproof vinyl flooring can be installed anywhere in your home including the kitchen, bathrooms, laundry room and even entryways. It’s so realistic looking that it would also be a good option for a bedroom or living room.


Vinyl Flooring Installation


Because of its engineered construction, vinyl flooring certainly offers high-end performance. It will, for example, resist spills and scratches from pets and children without any unique treatments, and the planks and tiles will also remain strong against heavy foot traffic. More importantly, luxury vinyl is moisture-resistant, and select options are fully waterproof. Certain options, including COREtec Technology, even have waterproof cores for extreme durability. Vinyl flooring can therefore be installed anywhere in the home. The most mindful locations include kitchens and bathrooms. But they also feature looks that are authentic enough to be installed in living rooms and bedrooms.


Vinyl plank and tile is made for convenience and once it is professionally installed, its upkeep is quite minimal. There are vinyl planks that can click right into place, as well as self-adhesive tile that’s a cinch to install. Still, it’s important that you prepare your room properly before installation is underway. Whether you opt to self-install or hire a professional, it’s critical for you to give your subfloor a thorough scrubbing, removing all traces of debris and dirt.


Our Vinyl Flooring Selection


Gordon’s Carpet One Floor & Home is proud to be affiliated with the world’s most exemplary flooring cooperative. Our local services, immense variety, and reliable value make us your destination for the latest in vinyl flooring. To learn more, please visit us soon at 945 North Imperial Avenue in El Centro, CA, or shop us online today.




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