Kitchen Floor Vinyl Planks-hey everyone this is John I'd like to give a overview this is kind of like my review on the lifeproof waterproof ridged core vinyl plank flooring and this is actually the seasoned wood color scheme so far I'm very happy with the looks and the durability of this flooring one of the overall positives. about this floor is being waterproof and literally you can stick this floor in a pool for a week and pull it out and literally it's it's the same thing as. you can see this product far exceeds some of the other products I come across from water proof abilities it is really waterproof hands down so one of the next. things
I'd like to talk about is the durability when it comes to scratches and obviously there is no like 100% here with with scratches there's no one. concrete flooring setup thing that will be able to overcome this but honestly. I'd give it a 6 because there are issues when it comes to scratches and they do. arise when something gets dragged across the floor. ironically is it probably against the manufactures directions here but I. found that if you use a wire brush it actually eliminates a lot of the. scratches from looking across the floor now don't get me wrong. those scratches are still there when you look at it a different angle but for the. most part you know 70 80 % of the scratches get eliminated by using a wire. brush so here's what it looks like at a different angle that you really can't. get it out but when you look at it across the floor it pretty much goes. away so I mean with the season wood set up
I mean you can really hide the. scratches by using a wire brush which is amazing so the next thing I'd like to. talk about is the sound the sound when you walk over the floor. is a big thing to me and obviously this house that that was laid in this was. done on a concrete floor but yet some of the homes that you put it in this gets. this real like cheap feeling to it this is actually a pretty good feeling. with the the rubber on the bottom some foam core in it which is really like. tough in you've got the luxury vinyl on top but it actually gives a nice sound. to it you know everybody has a different preference here but to me if you listen. to the background you can hear myself walking on it the next thing I'd like to. talk about is the this floor doesn't require a vapor barrier which is huge. because it adds to the cost of installing any any type of flooring on. top of concrete or anything else but in the vapor barrier could add an. extra buck a foot square foot and in this case it didn't so it actually. subtract subtracts to the price so it may be a big issue with some people but. for me it was a plus and that's actually why I went with this is because I didn't. have to use any sort of vapor barrier with this floor lastly I'd like to talk. about the installation about it typically a floor like this is 1,000. square feet I mean I'm just a regular DIY er here. normally this would take me about four days to do a thousand square feet this.
thing took me about seven with doing the trim and I would say that you know on a. one to ten ratio on the amount of time effort everything that goes into it it's. up there it is nine or ten on the difficulty on putting this in but it. really is well worth the work it is so some of the greatest. attributes about this product and you know everybody has a different opinion. about it but for me one of the biggest things is the cleaning on this is like. very simple you can slop it up with water and a lot of the other floors you. can't this one you can clean it slop it up wipe it down you can brush it off. with a broom it is just it's fantastic so if you're gonna buy this type of. floor this is kind of the way to go on that scale for waterproof abilities. scratching it does have issues though interestingly one of the last things I'd. really like to bring up is a small piece of scrap somehow ended up in my backyard. and sunlight hit it full force and it did whiten it very quickly so if you have. windows that are not Low E I can see this as causing a problem for you and. changing the color of the floor through the sunlight if you don't have some sort. of like low E windows on your house well I hope that all the information I put. together has been helpful to everybody out there I hope you like thisarticle and. please go back review it take a look I put a lot of time into putting this. are.