Luxury vinyl flooring and concrete slab subfloor: Does it work?

Luxury vinyl flooring and concrete slab subfloor: Does it work?

Concrete slab subfloors are standard in California. You love the value and style luxury vinyl flooring provides but wonder if it can be installed over concrete.

Yes, it can! All it takes is a tiny bit of extra attention.

The key to installing over concrete

Luxury vinyl flooring
is typically installed via glue-down or floating floor techniques. All required is for the floor to be dry, debris-free, and level.

If needed, the installer will sand and patch up any holes. You might not need an underlayment, but you may want one anyway.?

Underlayments reduce noise, block drafts, and can act as a moisture barrier. In addition, it makes standing and walking on your vinyl plank flooring or luxury vinyl tile more comfortable.?

About the floating floor

This installation technique is fast, easy, and, as a result, less expensive. With this, pieces click together to mat and hover over the subfloor without adhesives.

Other advantages of luxury vinyl flooring

  1. Luxury vinyl tile and vinyl plank flooring offer high-end style at an affordable price. There are images of wood, stone, and tile with depth, dimensions, and textures. The material is cut into planks or square, tile-sized pieces.
  2. Waterproofing. These floors can be submerged or spilled on without damage.
  3. Durability. It's thicker than the original product and layered. A transparent, strong melamine layer will protect your luxury vinyl flooring in Grass Valley, CA, from scratches, scuffs, and dents.
  4. Low maintenance. Regular sweeping and periodic mopping will keep your floors looking great.

Visit us for your luxury vinyl flooring solutions

Premier Flooring Center is a family-owned, award-winning company with over 30 years of experience. We're, and we're known for, high-quality products and excellent service. Our professionals are standing by, wanting to show you how vinyl plank flooring can affordably transform your home.

Visit our showroom
in Grass Valley, CA, where you'll see products like Tile Options by Pergo Extreme, Timeless Structure Hickory by Congoleum, and more. We service Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley, Auburn, and Rough and Ready.

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