What is Vinyl Laminate?
Vinyl laminate, also known as vinyl plank flooring or luxury vinyl flooring, is a type of synthetic flooring material that replicates the look and texture of natural materials like hardwood, tile, or stone. It is composed of multiple layers that are fused together to create a durable and versatile flooring option.
The top layer of vinyl laminate is a clear wear layer, often made of urethane or similar protective coatings, which provides resistance against scratches, stains, and general wear and tear. This layer helps to maintain the appearance and longevity of the flooring.
Beneath the wear layer is a printed design layer that mimics the look of different materials such as wood, tile, or stone. This layer can be highly detailed and realistic, allowing for a wide range of design options. The printed design layer is often embossed or textured to further enhance the visual and tactile experience.