Rubber tiles and sheet goods are made from synthetic rubber, and come in ribbed, coin, or other raised patterns in a wide range of colors and styles. The "green" aspects of rubber include that it contains no PVCs and can be easily recycled. In fact, some rubber flooring materials are made by reclaiming our mountains of used automobile tires.
The benefits of rubber are numerous:
- Chemical Resistance
- Infection Control - Low Maintenance - Slip Resistance - Stain resistant - Optimal Acoustics - Resilience
Linoleum is made entirely of renewable raw materials: linseed oil, cork powders, tree resin, wood flour, and clay pigments, with jute backing. Linoleum is relatively easy to maintain and gives you a quiet, warm, cushioned surface underfoot. With its lengthy lifecycle, inherent coloration, and durability, linoleum presents a excellent floor for many environments.
Cork is a pure, natural material that does not out-gas or shed micro-fibers — wonderful for your indoor air quality. It comes from a tree whose bark splits naturally every 9 to 15 years and can be safely harvested, causing no harm to the tree. Cork flooring is not only warm to walk on and extremely quiet, with natural sound-absorbing qualities, but also hypoallergenic and naturally resistant to mold and mildew. Installation is similar to that of hardwood flooring, and cork flooring can be finished off with urethane, vinyl, wax, or oil.
Laminate Flooring can give you the elegant look of hardwood without the expense. For this reason, laminate flooring is a hugely popular home remodeling project within the New York area. It is extremely durable, comes in literally hundreds of different styles and designs, and can be installed in almost any room in your home. (Not good for bathrooms or other moisture prone places
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Luxury vinyl tile can work in any type of home because of its versatility there is something suitable for any space and style. These luxury vinyl tiles are carefully made, using digital technology, to feature patterns and designs that look elegant and beautiful. If you have been looking to get wood flooring, but aren’t prepared to spend that much money, consider the options in durable vinyl. Please see example photo gallery below.
Flooring for high traffic areas can be found with VCT (Vinyl Composition Tile) tile. VCT flooring's common use is commercially in churches, schools, cafeterias, hospitals and museums due to its durability. For this reason also, it is installed in homes bathrooms, kitchens, basements and other high traffic rooms on a smooth, leveled sub floor. VCT is favored because of its low cost, durability, ease of installation and maintenance as well. If properly installed, VCT tiles can be easily removed and replaced, should damage occur. VCT tiles come in a variety of colors and some manufacturers created tiles resembling wood, stone, terrazzo and concrete as well. 1,2,3 Floors can easily cut and assembled into any decorative patterns you desire. Please see example photo gallery below.