Opinion on Vinyl Plank Flooring?

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Opinion on Vinyl Plank Flooring?
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Old 03-28-2019, 01:23 PM
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Would appreciate hearing opinions/reviews from people who have had vinyl plank flooring in their home for a year or more.

Also, is there any reason why a home with vinyl plank flooring would be any less desirable to a potential buyer than laminate flooring?

Any other pros or cons of vinyl plank flooring?

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Old 03-28-2019, 02:36 PM
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We ripped up the carpets throughout our brand new home 2 years ago, before we even moved in. Installed Cortec Luxury Vinyl Plank and couldn't be happier. So easy to keep clean, and very durable. I can drag heavy furniture across it, without fear of scratching. For those who own a pet, it's the best option!
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Old 03-28-2019, 03:57 PM
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I do like the look of planks, but when we were looking at some new homes in Fenney the floors with vinyl were so wavy, I could never buy the house. When we replaced our carpet we had highs and lows in the concrete. We went with hand scraped tile, installation was adjusted with the various dips in the floor. Very happy with the tile.
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Old 03-28-2019, 04:03 PM
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Should use a self-leveling cement product if the floors are not level. Unlevel concrete floors are just an example of lazy construction.
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Have vinyl plank as well as laminate and prefer the vinyl plank. Not as noisy as the laminate
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We rented a house with vinyl plank and really liked it. We bought a house with Mannington laminate and love that too. You do hear people and dog walking across the floor, but you could hear that on the vinyl as well, just a bit quieter. I would be happy with either. With vinyl you can get a lighter color. With our laminate (sawmill hickory), I thought the house would seem dark (we bought it sight unseen), but it's situated NW to SW with a sun tube in the kitchen, and it's not dark at all.
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Old 03-28-2019, 05:13 PM
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We added Armstrong luxury vinyl plank to our home in every room including baths and laundry. It’s been over three years and we love it.
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Old 03-28-2019, 05:28 PM
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Our Home, a Manufactured Home came with Vinyl Plank flooring and they replaced the entire Sub Floor first. They did all the repairs, first class. The quality is fantastic and it is a wood grain so it fooled two people who built homes in the New England area their entire lives. They thought it was wood. Ha, go figure. I would love to know what it cost them but I never did find out.

Those imperfections in the slab that was mentioned are caused not only by speed or carelessness but pouring a slab in the heat of summer is murder on the material and the finest craftsman couldn't prevent those dips, impossible. So its a Spin the Wheel of chance as to why the low spots but glad to hear you overcame the problem.

Vinyl Plank Four Thumbs Up and my wife isn't impressed easily. Go for it!
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We have cortec, the good thing with this product it is water proof, looks good, natural looking grain

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Old 03-28-2019, 07:29 PM
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Our Home, a Manufactured Home came with Vinyl Plank flooring and they replaced the entire Sub Floor first. They did all the repairs, first class. The quality is fantastic and it is a wood grain so it fooled two people who built homes in the New England area their entire lives. They thought it was wood. Ha, go figure. I would love to know what it cost them but I never did find out.

Those imperfections in the slab that was mentioned are caused not only by speed or carelessness but pouring a slab in the heat of summer is murder on the material and the finest craftsman couldn't prevent those dips, impossible. So its a Spin the Wheel of chance as to why the low spots but glad to hear you overcame the problem.

Vinyl Plank Four Thumbs Up and my wife isn't impressed easily. Go for it!
Our "new" manufactured home comes with vinyl planks too, in a really pretty greyish-brown wood-grain. Possibly made to look like bamboo or a dark ashwood. I knew it was "fake" and not real wood, but I had assumed it was laminate. I didn't know such a thing as vinyl planks existed (I grew up in a maple, oak, and wall-to-wall carpeting neighborhood). Really lovely, and I can't wait to test out the "you can't scratch this" theory!
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