Whether you are converting your basement in a family room, game room, home theater, home office, gym, etc., choosing the right floor it very important. Actually, it will also be one of the most difficult parts of your basement finishing project.
When it comes to flooring, your options are numerous. From carpet to tile, engineered wood, laminate, vinyl, etc., there are many different materials available out there for you to choose from. However, before choosing a flooring option for your basement, there are some considerations you will have to keep in mind, such as how well the flooring can withstand traffic and moisture and if the material will be able to deliver the look, feel or overall warmth of the space you are looking for? Vinyl sheet flooring can meet virtually all this.
Vinyl sheet flooring is an amazing flooring option that fits every budget and decor style. It is a budget-friendly option that provides durability, style and long-lasting performance. Here are some reasons why vinyl sheet flooring is the best flooring solution for your basement.
1. Large variety of design options
The colors and pattern options that are available with vinyl sheet flooring are virtually endless. That means with this flooring option you can create a number of unique random patterns or recreate the look of natural stone, hardwood or any other material you want. If you prefer you can even combine different elements in your floor.
2. Low maintenance
Vinyl sheet flooring is one of the easiest flooring options to care for. All you need to do to maintain the surface of the floor is sweep grit and dirt off the floor on a regular base and use a damp mop and a proper vinyl floor cleaner to remove stains.
Vinyl sheet flooring does not get cold in the winter and is usually soft under your feet. To make your walking on these floors even more pleasurable, look for vinyl sheets that feature a padded layer.
4. Water resistant
When well installed, a vinyl sheet flooring is almost unable to be penetrated by water. That makes it the ideal material to be used in high moisture spaces such as basement, bathroom, kitchen, etc.
Vinyl sheet flooring is rated a highly durable flooring option (when properly installed and maintained). Just to have an idea, it can last up to twenty years. But the quality of the material you buy will determine how well your flooring will last over the years.
6. Easy to install
If you are a DIY person, you will love this flooring. It is pretty easy to install and you may be able to do this project yourself. However, you need to make sure you have a completely dry, level subfloor before installing your vinyl flooring. You probably will need a professional to prepare the subfloor for you.