Vinyl floorings’ pros and cons knowledge and installation

Vinyl flooring is an affordable option when people installing flooring,So what are the pros and cons of
vinyl flooring? And how to install vinyl flooring? Please read the article below.
First let’s take a look at the pros and cons of vinyl flooring.
Waterproof, if you accidentally sprinkle water on it, just wipe it with a cloth and the water will not
penetrate the floor.
Comfortable, vinyl flooring is a “elastic” floor, which means that its texture is a bit soft, and
people are not too tired when standing for a long time.
Durable, the vinyl floor surface has a special high-tech processed transparent wear layer. The super-
hard wear layer specially treated on the surface fully guarantees the excellent wear resistance of the
floor material. It can be used for more than 5 years.

Fading, vinyl flooring will be faded if exposed to the sun for a long time.
It is difficult or impossible to repair, although it is durable and once to be damaged it is difficult
to repair.Vinyl tiles or panels can be removed and installed new, but vinyl flooring needs to be
Curling, as the time gose by,the edges of some vinyl floors will curl up, which looks bad.

Vinyl flooring installation
You need to prepare the following tools: electric air torch v-mapping knife, zigzag scraper, roller,
knife, oil brush, slitting knife, scissors, wooden hammer, rubber hammer, plastic bucket, etc.
So let’s go ahead and install it.First wipe the ground base with a hair brush or a dry towel to remove
Secondly, the adhesive agent is evenly coated on the base layer with a toothed scraper, the plates are
laid in order from the inside, and one or one construction surface is laid, and then compacted by a
roller or a push plate.
Third, after the plate is laid, the cleaning agent is judged to be dry and clean according to the
temperature, and then the joint is welded.
Fourth, before welding, the two adjacent edges are cut into v-shaped grooves, the welding rod is made
of the same electrode as the material to be welded, and the temperature of the hot air torch is adjusted
to 180 degrees; – 250 degrees; welding is performed.
Finally, after the electrode is cooled, use a blade to shovel the excess electrode above the surface of
the board, and pay attention to not scratching the floor surface during operation.
The above is all about the pros and cons of vinyl flooring and the installation, I hope it can do some
help for you.

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