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The 5 best luxury vinyl plank floors to use [Updated]

June 22, 2020
If you are building a home and only want the highest quality of materials used in building it, then flooring is an important part of your plan. Choosing a luxury vinyl option will help you up the class that you are trying to bring to your space. Although cheap and luxury vinyl might look similar from afar, one closer look and feel and you will be able to tell them apart easily.

Here are the 5 Best Luxury Vinyl Plank Floors to Use:

1) Shaw Premio, Classico, Easy Street, Aviator, Navigator:

Shaw is a forerunner in the manufacturing of luxury vinyl. The different types that they make are Premio, Classico, Easy Street, Aviator, Navigator. Among them there are differences, and you can choose the one that suits you best. If you are looking at extracting value, then you should go with aviator and navigator. Shaw’s Premio is considered the best kind of luxury vinyl. Classico emulates basic finish hardwood, and Easy Street is regarded as a superior floor.

2) Armstrong Luxe Plank:

Jatoba, Walnut, maple, oak are the kinds that are available in the Armstrong Luxe Plank, known for its simplicity. Among the Armstrong Luxe Plank, it has trendy wood treatments like weathered barn wood and exotics like amendoim. If you want a simple yet elegant look, then you should surely consider this as an option. Another notable thing about these floors is that they all come with self-stick adhesive.

3) Mannington Adura and Distinctive Plank:

While Adura is a more economical option, the Distinctive Plank is great and has a larger variety to choose from. There is also a difference in the embossing between these two options and can be made out distinctively. These two are divided between Adura (entry-level plank), Distinctive Plank, and the premium line.

4) Karndean Art Select, Loose Lay:

Among the line of luxury vinyl planks, if you are looking for a manufacturer that is a bit more old school and pricey for all the right reasons then you should look at the Kandean Art select. Not only is it rare, but it does not come with a self-stick adhesive and uses the loose lay instead. How the loose lay works is that it uses a heavy soft backing and grips the floor. Loose lay ensures that ridges are avoided.

5) Lumber Liquidators Tranquility:

The Lumber Liquidators Tranquility is a more affordable choice in the family of luxury vinyl planks. It comes with a thickness of 1.5mm up to 5mm, which come in 7″ widths. If you are looking to install them at a place that does not have too many visitors, then it is a good choice!

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