Vinyl Pros & Cons

SPC Click Flooring –Pros & Cons

a.
b. TYPES
i. EXTRUSION
1. BENEFITS
a. PRICE
b. PRODUCTION TIME
c. RIGIDITY/STABILITY
d. STRONGEST LOCKING CLICK SYSTEM
2. DETRIMENTS
a. TEXTURE LIMITATIONS
b. MATTE FINISH LIMITATIONS

ii. HOTPRESS
1. BENEFITS
a. BEST BOND QUALITY BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT COMPONENTS
OF THE MATERIAL
b. BEST TEXTURE AND FEEL INCLUDING EMBOSSED IN REGISTER
FINISH
2. DETRIMENTS
a. WEAKER LOCKING CLICK SYSTEM
b. LESS STABLE THAT EXTRUSION (EXPANSION/CONTRACTION IS
GREATER)

c. SOUND CONTROL

i. BENEFITS
1. SOUND CONTROL APPLIED TO THE CLICK FLOORING IS ONE OF THE
GREATEST INNOVATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE PRODUCT. IT
DEADENS SOUND TRANSMITTED THROUGH AMBIENT NOISE AND
WALKING IMPACT BETWEEN DIFFERENT FLOORS
2. BEST FOR CONDOMINIUMS/ APARTMENTS.
ii. DETRIMENTS
1. FOR HIGH TRAFFIC AREAS, IT IS BEST TO REFRAIN THE USE OF SOUND
CONTROL WHENEVER POSSIBLE. THE CLICK SYSTEM WILL SUSTAIN THE
BEST PERFORMANCE WHERE APPLIED WITHOUT SOUND CONTROL.
a. ESPECIALLY IN OFFICES WITH HIGH CASTOR WHEEL USE.

d. CLICK SYSTEMS
i. ANGLE/ANGLE
1. BENEFITS: MOST SECURE INSTALLATION METHOD
2. DETRIMENTS:

SPC Click Flooring –Pros & Cons

a. HIGHER COST
b. SLIGHTLY MORE DIFFICULT INSTALLATION

ii. DROP IN STYLE
1. BENEFITS
a. FASTEST TYPE OF INSTALLATION
b. LOWER COST
2. DETRIMENT
a. MORE VULNERABLE TO FAILING, SPECIFICALLY WHERE THE
SUBFLOOR HAS UNDULATIONS.