Guide to Bathroom Flooring

Wed 21st August 2013  | posted in vinyl

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When choosing your bathroom flooring it is important to consider more than just the way it looks.

Whilst the visual impact of your flooring is very important there are a number of other important factors to consider such as is the flooring water resistant, slip resistant and easy to clean.

Vinyl flooring is sometimes referred to as lino.  It is a waterproof flooring that provides good quality and looks at an affordable price.  Todays vinyl flooring is strong and hardwearing and is suitable for areas of heavy traffic in busy homes including bathrooms, kitchens, hallways, lounges and dining rooms..

Vinyl manufacture is now so good that the designs include stone effect, wood flooring and mosaic designs.  Some ranges even have texture to replicate the wood grain or stone effect.  With the low cost of the material as well as ease of installation and maintenance this is a type of flooring that will suit all budgets and tastes.

Lino is also very easy to maintain using basic household cleaners (please refer to manufacturer information for full details).

In short vinyl flooring offers:

Low cost, quality flooring

Strength & durability

Heat insulation

Resilience to moisture

Scratch, dent & chip resistance

Easy maintenance

What is vinyl?

Vinyl flooring is made from a type of plastic known as poly vinyl chloride (PVC) that makes a tough and durable flooring.  It is ideal for use in wet areas such as for bathroom or kitchen flooring but can be used all over the home including bedrooms, lounges, hallways, etc. 

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