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What is the difference between LVP and LVT flooring?

What is the difference between LVP and LVT flooring?

LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) and LVP (Luxury Vinyl Plank) are two different types of luxury vinyl flooring. LVT is vinyl flooring designed in a tile shape, whereas LVP is vinyl flooring designed in planks to resemble traditional hardwood floor planks.

What does SPC flooring mean?

SPC, which stands for Stone Plastic (or Polymer) Composite, features a core that is typically comprised of around 60% calcium carbonate (limestone), polyvinyl chloride and plasticizers.

Which is better SPC or vinyl flooring?

While both SPC and WPC vinyl are incredibly durable, SPC edges out the competition. With that stone-plastic composite core, even the heaviest traffic or furniture won’t put a dent in the surface.

Is LVT flooring any good?

LVT is the highest quality of vinyl flooring and is preferred by customers over VCT (vinyl composite tile) and natural materials because of it’s texture and durability.

What are the disadvantages of SPC flooring?


  • Not super scratch resistant.
  • Thinner material doesn’t have as much cushioning underfoot, compared to a hardwood or laminate.
  • Needs to be applied to a flat floor.
  • Cannot be installed in outdoor spaces.

What are the pros and cons of SPC flooring?

Pros and Cons of SPC Rigid Core Vinyl Flooring

  • Waterproof. One of the biggest benefits of choosing SPC rigid core vinyl flooring is that it has a completely waterproof core.
  • Easy Installation.
  • Affordability.
  • Style.
  • Comfort.
  • Easy Maintenance.
  • Less Added Value for Your Home.
  • Less Eco-Friendly Than Other Floorings.

What are the pros and cons of LVT flooring?

The Pros and Cons of LVT Flooring

Pros Cons
Almost indestructible Resistant to moisture and dampness Little maintenance Easy to lay Versatile Good value for money Difficult to remove if glued down Soft material Discolouration Non-sustainable

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