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Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Commercial Flooring

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The flooring of the office makes the complete environment of office aesthetic pleasing and to maintain the decorum. But choosing commercial flooring is tricky as there is a wide range of flooring is available. The decision making becomes tough because each has its pros and cons.

Engineered Hardwood Flooring:

Pros

The engineered hardwood flooring Gisborne contains wood in its upper layer. Because of the wood layer, this flooring has better resistance to water, it also provided the look of natural wood finish. So there will be less shrinking or expansion due to water, it means that it will not be damaged by water contact.

Cons

As it benefits in terms of water resistance but due to no layer protecting the top wooden layer. So this is susceptible to scratches, furniture marks etc. Also, this flooring is comparative expensive from laminated wood flooring. It also needs more maintenance and regular polishing to maintain its shiny finish. 

 

Solid wood Flooring:

Pros

The solid wood flooring is a luxury. It one of the high-end flooring and give an elegant finish to your office. These floorings are specially used for executive offices and board rooms.

Cons

You will be suing whole wood in flooring, so it will come with a high price tag. That price tag is not limited to purchasing and installation. The lifetime maintenance of wood floor is also high. It needs periodic polishing and not DIY basis, but you need an expert to perform this task every time.

Laminate Wood Floor:

Pros

The laminate wood floor is the most popular choice for the office. One it provides nearly the wooden finish without actual wood and it is considerably cheaper than engineered or solid wood flooring.

Cons

The laminate has the drawback that is not acoustically fit for heavy traffic area. Because the noise from the floor will increase that can affect the environment of the office. Also, they are not immune to moisture, in case of moisture contact. They will expand and get damaged. Even cleaning this floor with water can damage the floor.

Vinyl Tile Flooring:

Pros

The vinyl tile is ideal for commercial flooring due to its durability. With the right level of care, vinyl tiles can last several years. Also vinyl is one of the cheapest material for flooring, so if you combine its durability and price, you get the win-win situation.

Cons

Vinyl tiles need focused care. Periodic polishing and waxing are needed and also this required a lot more labour. So what you save in the start, you will be paying later on maintaining it. The design and texture of vinyl tiles are stale, they have no aesthetic appeal. That’s why people mostly use this flooring for corridors or walkways.