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Types of flooring

Monday, April 5, 2021 9:43 AM

Waterproof flooring is durable and attractive

If you favor waterproof flooring, your options include vinyl and laminate. Each of these durable materials resists stains, scratches, and other abrasions. Laminate and luxury vinyl planks and tiles are versatile flooring types installable anywhere in the home. Absolute Floor Covering Inc. offers a large assortment of each of these waterproof floor coverings. Our showroom is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Usually, sheet vinyl has few seams, so water tends to pool on the surface where it can easily be cleaned up. Luxury vinyl planks and tiles are designed to tolerate standing water. The flooring can be soaked in water, and no structural damage will occur. Waterproof vinyl flooring is ideal for moisture-prone areas but is not limited to these spaces. This flooring type comes in many different styles, making it suitable to be placed in any room in your home so you feel extra secure about any accidental spills or messes.


There are two types of laminate planks and tiles. Standard laminate brands resist water. Therefore, flooring is not damaged if water is cleaned up immediately. Waterproof laminate flooring, on the other hand, typically tolerates water for up to 30 hours. The flooring may sustain damage if exposed to water exceeds the manufacturer's listed time frame.

Absolute Floor Covering Inc. installs waterproof flooring, and our installation team repairs subfloors and floors, too. In addition to high-quality service, we offer same-day appointments, next-day installations, and free in-home estimates. We've been satisfying flooring needs in West Michigan since 2013. These cities are located in our service area: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Holland, Lansing, and Grand Haven. Our online catalog is extensive. After browsing through it, contact us via our online form or a phone call. Or stop by our showroom in Grand Rapids for your waterproof flooring upgrade.