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Using Vinyl Plank Flooring in Commercial Spaces

When it comes to commercial spaces, being able to create a space for your employees and customers can be challenging, especially with regards to flooring. Ideally you needs something for long-term use which is durable, aesthetic, easy to maintain and works well with your budget. There are many options available on the market for commercial use, here’s why vinyl plant may be the right option for you.

Wear Layer

A floor’s wear layer is probably one of the most important factors when it comes to choosing good commercial flooring. In vinyl plant, the wear layer is the top layer of the flooring which provides added durability and protection. What makes vinyl plank so exceptional is that this layer protects against scratches, stains, and scuff marks. The thicker the wear layer, the more durable.

Waterproof Flooring

The great thing about vinyl plank flooring is that its waterproof, making it perfect for cafes, restaurants, locker rooms and other moisture affected spaces. It’s easy to mop up spills, or just water, without having to worry about grout stains or slipping accidents. Vinyl plank is easy to maintain and clean.

Easy to Install

If you’re looking to update your flooring in your commercial space, reducing the amount of time in which employees and customers are going to be affected by the remodeling is important. Vinyl plank flooring is quick and easy to install and can be installed cement, granite, tile, laminate, and other flat surfaces with no adhesive required. Once planks are clicked together your floor is ready to use.


No matter what type of commercial space you have, you can be sure that there is a vinyl plank flooring style, color, or pattern that will suite the look you’re trying to achieve. From hand-scraped textures, stone, wood and tile looks, are all available in a vinyl plank flooring. With so many options, it’s easy to transform your space in a short period of time.

Long-term Upkeep

If you want to keep your vinyl plant from dulling over the years of use, it’s important to regularly sweep away particles of dirt and debris, as these tiny particles can act like a sandpaper to the surface and cause it to become dull looking. Commercial floor sealers are also available to help maintain the surface. Depending on the traffic over the area, once or twice a year may be all you need to keep the surface looking as good as new. Regular cleaning and protecting of the surface will also help with things like fading and discoloration due to sun, oil and debris. Surface scratches are rare when it comes to vinyl plant flooring as the material is so durable, but if you’re concerned felt protectors for chair legs are available along with along with products such as liquid seam filler to repair them.

Inexpensive, easy to maintain and clean, years of durability, easy to install, vinyl plank is the perfect option for any commercial space. Come into City Tile and speak to one of our vinyl plank flooring experts about what’s best for your commercial space. Our years of knowledge and large selection of products can help make the process quick and easy.