TORONTO, ON-- Replacing old flooring is a great way to update the look of a room — and there are plenty of options for homeowners. Luxury vinyl tile, luxury vinyl planks, and plastic-composite laminate flooring are great choices because they're fast to install, chic, easy on the feet, and affordable.

The pros of plastic flooring:

  • Installation with less hassle: Luxury vinyl tile and planks, as well as plastic-composite laminates, can be installed quickly over most hard floors. Only the pieces around the edge need adhesives or nails, making these floors easy to install, repair and replace.
  • These plastic floorings mimic the look of alternatives that cost significantly more, such as ceramic tile, wood, slate, and marble. Luxury vinyl tiles can even be grouted for a finished look.
  • Some floors require the periodic use of special cleaners, polishes, or waxes, but these plastic floorings generally need little more than a dust mop and water or a gentle floor cleaner to keep them clean and maintain shine.
  • Plastic floorings are also warmer to the touch than many other materials and decrease sound reverberations, a major plus for cold climate dwellers, pet owners, and families with children. Today's intelligent plastics are vital to the modern world. These materials enhance our lifestyles, our economy and the environment.

Source: The Canadian Plastics Industry Association

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