Carpet & Decor Centre are experts in the supplying and laying of Vinyl Floors. When compared with alternative materials, vinyl offers an attractive installed cost with economical maintenance over the life of the floor. We install from home kitchens and bathrooms to halls, offices, schools and hospitals. Vinyl Flooring (or Rotovinyl) is available in both sheeting and tile formats. One of the main advantages with having Vinyl or rubber floors is it reduces noise and provides soft underfoot, making it comfortable to walk on, and thus are referred to as "resilient" flooring. Resilient flooring could consist of solid vinyl, vinyl composition, backed or cushioned vinyl and linoleum.
Almost all vinyl floors are slip-resistant surfaces and can be cleaned easily. Sweeping daily and an occasional damp mopping is often all that is used in cleaning and keeping your vinyls spotless clean, looking brand new and sparkling bright. Even spills are no problem as they can be wiped away with a damp cloth. This maintenance friendly floor has a non-wax surface making it moisture and stain resistant.
The amount of colours, styles and patterns are numerous. High gloss or low gloss vinyls are available. A wide range including wood finishes, marble, natural, plain coloured, tile or stone look alike are setting the trend in cushioned vinyl floors . The countless design and colour options make it easy to customise or design to match your requirements. Tile is available in shapes that can be custom cut and laid out in patterns using different colours or finishes. Vinyls can be installed to create custom made designs or logo's, to influence traffic in a hall, pathway, hospital or retail stores. Virtually any look can be obtained to suit any decor.
Vinyl flooring can be used in almost any area, from residential to commercial and even in even for industrial flooring. It can be installed over any standard underlayment, concrete, old ceramic tile, wood or non-cushioned vinyl flooring. Vinyl flooring is frequently used in healthcare facilities or hospital flooring because it is almost impervious to water, giving it a significant sanitary advantage over carpeting. These characteristics are particularly important in hospital rooms, extended care facilities, nursing homes and day care centres. Carpet & Decor offers welded and sealed seams that prevent contaminants from going into the seam area. And with fewer seams than most other hard surface floors, bacteria has fewer places to hide and grow. Disinfectant cleaners can provide a sterile surface without causing any damage to the floors. Vinyl products can provide an attractive alternative to expensive flooring systems in gymnasiums, exercise rooms, recreational areas and for use of indoor sport. The no-wax stain-resistant surfaces of these floors mean lower maintenance costs and greater usage than traditional floors, making it perfect for sport flooring. High-density vinyl foam cushion backing systems provide a shock absorbing surface that reduces impact shock and leg fatigue.
Vinyl flooring is not recommended for outdoor installation, where excessive heat, cold or sunlight may cause fading and discoloration or places where sharp objectives will fall onto the floor or be used on the floor as it can damage it.
Carpet & Decor imports and stock all leading vinyl brands in the South-African market. These brands include Transit tiles, Floorworx Vinyl, Tarkett, Tuff Floors, Polyflor, Kalahari tiles and Gerflor.