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Luxury Vinyl Tiles

A luxury vinyl tile is an extremely durable form of flooring which can mimic the natural features of stone and wood. Available in a variety of designs and sizes, luxury vinyl tiles are ideal for both home and commercial use. Vinyl tiling is easy to clean and maintain, and the design technology of today's manufacturers is aimed at maximising surface wear and heat insulation, while at the same time reducing excessive noise.

We stock a wide variety of luxurious vinyl tiles from a number of top quality brands, including the world's most renowned and prestigious manufacturers, such as Quick-Step Livyn, Polyflor, TLC and Karndean.

Man-made flooring solutions have only come into their own in the modern era, the late 20th and 21st century. The first artificial floor tiles were actually invented in the late 19th century and made of rubber, but they were found to be very susceptible to staining, while exposure to cleaning solvents and atmospheric chemicals meant that they deteriorated relatively quickly. However, since these innovative tiles were also very durable, easy to install and maintain, and efficient in deadening sound, more research into alternative solutions was pursued, resulting ultimately in the discovery of plasticised polyvinyl chloride, more commonly known as PVC.

PVC-based floorings, generically known as vinyls, were developed in the middle of the 20th century and rapidly gained in popularity, as they offered an economical, attractive, yet highly resilient solution to the problem of flooring in a modern home. As the design and technology of vinyl flooring advanced, it was seen that these benefits could extend into the workspace, and large scale facilities like hospitals, factories and retail storage areas began to invest.

Further technological developments mean that today's luxury vinyl flooring (an industry term rather than a regulated standard) generally refers to vinyl that realistically reproduces the surface appearance of natural materials such as wood and stone. Such vinyls incorporate an additional layer of protective material in order to improve the overall performance and wear factors of the tile. This extra layer is usually composed of a thick artificial film covered with an ultra-violet heat-cured urethane, which makes the surface resistant to scratches, scuffs and stains.

Luxury Vinyl Tiles are an ideal flooring solution for any room in the house, and with a huge selection of different product lines to choose from, Luxury Flooring and Furnishings are your one-stop shop for a design style to suit every mood and every budget. Whether you are looking for a hard-wearing modern concrete style for your warehouse or a warm, inviting wood finish for your nursery, luxury vinyl tiles are the perfect choice.

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