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Luxury Vinyl Flooring in Edmonton, AB


When it comes to your home, finding a floor that performs well day to day all while matching your style is essential. That’s where vinyl flooring comes in. Here at Monarch (1953) Carpet One Floor & Home in Edmonton, Alberta, we hold strong to the belief that you can enjoy gorgeous floors all without sacrificing durability and your wallet. With our selection of premium, luxury vinyl flooring and knowledgeable staff, you can rest assured you will find the perfect floors for your home right here at your local flooring store. Keep reading to learn more about vinyl flooring.


What Is Vinyl Flooring?

Vinyl flooring, often also referred to as luxury vinyl flooring, is a manufactured type of flooring designed to replicate the look and feel of traditional tile and wood flooring. Luxury vinyl flooring is usually more affordable than its natural counterparts and has some added benefits that make it an optimal choice for families and pet owners.


What Are the Different Types of Luxury Vinyl Flooring?

When it comes to vinyl flooring there are three main types – luxury vinyl planks, luxury vinyl tile, and sheet vinyl.


  • Luxury vinyl plank (LVP) – this type of vinyl flooring offers homeowners the look and feel of natural wood flooring without the costs. LVP floors are a great choice for homes with pets and children over hardwood floors thanks to their durability and water resistance. 
  • Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) – LVT flooring replicates the look and feel of traditional tile all while being quieter and more comfortable underfoot and affordable. Vinyl tile is also chip resistant and durable, so you don’t need to worry about dropping anything and breaking the tile!
  • Sheet vinyl – sheet vinyl covers more area. It is extremely comfortable and durable – and even reduces noise so it’s great for homes with pets and children!


Is Vinyl Flooring Waterproof?

Vinyl flooring is naturally moisture resistant but there are also 100% completely waterproof options. Luxury vinyl flooring is manufactured with a waterproof core that ensures the floor does not expand or contract when exposed to moisture. This makes vinyl flooring especially ideal for those looking for a wood look in moisture-prone rooms. The durable ware layer on top of the vinyl floor makes it easy to wipe away any spills or splashes so kids and pets can keep making a mess without the stress!


Is Vinyl Flooring Durable?

Yes! Luxury vinyl flooring is incredibly durable. Vinyl floors are able to stand up against scratches and scuffs with ease, and the thicker the ware layer the more durable – and stain resistant – the vinyl is. Luxury vinyl planks are often more durable than traditional hardwood floors and won’t scratch as easily which means you won’t need to worry about refinishing them.


Where Can Vinyl Flooring Be Installed?

  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Living rooms
  • Kitchens
  • Offices
  • Dining rooms
  • And more!


Is Vinyl Flooring Easy to Install?

Yes, vinyl flooring is incredibly easy to install! There are multiple ways that vinyl flooring can be installed including glue down and the ‘click-lock’ method. The ‘click-lock’ method involves clicking and locking the vinyl planks or tiles together over the subfloor. This creates what is known as a floating floor which allows individual planks or tiles to be removed and replaced with ease. However, this installation method is not recommended when you plan on placing cabinetry or large appliances on top of the luxury vinyl floor as this makes it hard to remove and replace them should they become damaged. The floor must also be completely flat in order to use the "click-lock" method. No need to stress though, our installation experts can help determine which method is best for your project.


Where Can I Shop Luxury Vinyl Flooring Near Me?

For all your luxury vinyl flooring needs trust the experts at Monarch (1953) Carpet One Floor & Home for the best selection of vinyl flooring in Edmonton, AB. As a member of the Carpet One Cooperative, we are able to offer you the large, quality selection of a national company while staying true to our local roots with quality care and service. In addition to our incredible products, we also offer amazing services such as FREE at-home estimates and installation services. Come visit us in-store to learn more or start browsing our vinyl flooring selection online now to get started today!

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