Here is a brief introduction to some of the more popular, well-trusted brands.
Armstrong has a new line of vinyl planks called Pryzm. They are waterproof, scratch resistant and come in over 20 different colors. These planks are made of layers that absorb both shocks and noise, and they come with limited lifetime warranty. And they are easy to install with an easy click lock system.
Considered to be one of the best brands available, Coretec has a Plus line that is available in a number of styles and sizes, including wide-plank. It can be installed as a floating floor and has a click lock system for installation, and will not bend or break during installation. It has a lifetime warranty.
Forbo Allura has more than 100 styles and sizes of vinyl planks, including patterned, natural stone and wood-grain designs. They also have developed three ways of installing them—with a click system, glue or with a loose lay technique.
Some people consider Karndean Korlock vinyl plank flooring to be the gold standard of vinyl flooring. Korlock comes in 9” wide, large format planks with attached foam padding. It is waterproof, scratch resistant and easy to install with Korlack’s vertical click locking system. It also has a lifetime warranty.
Mannington Adura Max
Mannington’s Adura Max vinyl plank flooring is allergy free and is environmentally approved. These vinyl planks have an aluminum oxide topcoat and its back padding absorbs shocks and noise. They are available in both 12x24” tiles and planks.
Mohawk has created SolidTech vinyl planks which are waterproof, stain resistant, and odor-proof. They are easy to install and they fit together seamlessly. They are easy to take care of and come in multiple muted colors and hand-scraped textures. They are also warranteed.
Shaw Floorte has three levels of products in their Largo line that have the design feature of coming with an unusual ability to mix and match sizes. The planks are wire brushed, waterproof, and have a limited lifetime warranty.
Our expert Design Associates will help you select what works well and looks great in your home or office—and what comes at the right price.