Each plank of SPC rigid vinyl flooring is constructed with the
· Wear layer: This transparent layer is at the top. It provides resistance to
scratches and stains and is easy to keep clean.
· Vinyl layer: This layer provides the decoration for the plank. Colors and
patterns are printed onto the vinyl.
· SPC layer: This is the dense, waterproof core for the plank made of natural
limestone powder, polyvinyl chloride, and stabilizers. It provides
rigidity and stability for the plank.
· Base layer: This layer is generally made from cork or EVA (ethylene and vinyl
acetate) foam, which provides sound insulation and cushioning.
SPC rigid vinyl flooring is quickly becoming one of the most
popular trends in home flooring. Installing SPC vinyl flooring
offers the following benefits to homeowners:
· Waterproof: One of the biggest benefits of choosing SPC vinyl flooring is that
it has a completely waterproof core. Unlike hardwood, it can be
installed in areas of the home such as laundry rooms, bathrooms,
basements, and kitchens. The waterproof feature also makes this
board more stable in environments where moisture and temperature
· Easy installation: Many homeowners appreciate that SPC floors are easy to install.
They can be placed on top of many different types of subfloors or
existing flooring. Most designs simply click into place,
eliminating the need for messy and complicated glues.
· Affordability: While it is more expensive than standard vinyl flooring, SPC vinyl
floors are generally less expensive that other types of luxury
flooring, such as hardwood and stone. In addition, homeowners can
often install the floors without professional assistance, so DIY
installation of SPC flooring can save even more money on this
· Style: SPC vinyl flooring is like standard vinyl in that it is available
in a wide range of colors and patterns. Some of the SPC flooring
styles are designed to look like hardwood, tile, or other types of
flooring. The wide range of options is preferable for those who
want to be able to customize the look of their home.
· Comfort: The thick, stable bottom layers of each plank make SPC flooring
more cushioned than other types of flooring. The thicker the plank
you choose, the more comfortable it will feel underfoot. These
dense layers also contribute to a quieter sound when walking on SPC
floors; they usually do not have a hollow or thin sound like
standard vinyl often does.
· Easy maintenance: SPC rigid vinyl flooring is very durable. Because it is incredibly
dense, it’s resistant to impacts, stains, scratches, and wear and
tear. This flooring style is a great choice for busy households
because in addition to holding up well, it is easy to keep clean.
Maintenance involves only regular vacuuming or sweeping and
occasional mopping. Over time, this type of flooring will resist
fading, peeling, and cupping, and it can withstand being directly
exposed to sunlight.