Renovations

Mull Over What’s Under Your Feet – Add New Flooring

Home Hardware
  • January 16, 2017

Flooring

Changing the flooring in your kitchen can create a dramatic difference in style, even if that is the only change you make. It can completely alter the brightness and the mood of the space. With so many options to choose from, selecting the type of flooring to use depends on a number of factors, not the least of which is cost. If you want to get a great looking new floor for a very reasonable price, the Gecko loose lay Vinyl Plank Flooring is your best bet. It comes in a variety of colours and grains, and requires no underlayment.

It Will Make You a do it Yourselfer

Perhaps the only thing more impressive than the cost of this Vinyl Plank Flooring is how easy it is to install. Unlike laminate and other types of flooring that can expand and contract due to moisture levels, vinyl flooring doesn’t need to “float”, so you don’t need to install with space around the perimeter. It can be installed to butt right up against your walls and cabinets. Installation is as easy as laying the two-sided Gecko tape (included) around the perimeter of the installation area and then laying down your planks. Start in one corner and be sure to butt the end tightly against the wall. As you continue, always be sure to butt all edges tightly together. This creates a waterproof seal and ensures the planks have nowhere to go. The planks are heavy and thick and made with materials that use friction to grip the floor beneath, so movement is not an issue.

Advantages of Gecko Vinyl Plank Flooring

  1. Very economical
  2. Waterproof – great for kitchens, bathrooms, front entrances
  3. Extremely durable – will last for years with little maintenance
  4. Easy to cut – just score the top with a sharp utility knife, snap and cut through the backing
  5. Removable – in the unlikely event of serious damage, planks can be pulled up and replaced.
  6. Incredibly easy to install!

Once finished you’ll be amazed at the difference that it makes you’ll wonder why you hadn’t thought of changing your flooring sooner!

  • http://primahomehardware.com/product-category/cabinet-hardware/ Prima Home Hardware

    Fantastic post about to changing flooring with Vinyl Plank Flooring that easily install..!!

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