Vinyl Flooring of Today and the Benefits

The vinyl flooring of today isn't what you know from the '70s, '80s or '90s. Today, vinyl flooring provides the convenience of easy maintenance while being waterproof and scratch-resistant.

Benefits Video

Check out this video explaining the benefits of vinyl flooring.

The Benefits of Vinyl Flooring

There are several benefits including:

  • Waterproof options
  • Look and feel of ceramic or stone but softer on your feet
  • Easy cleaning
  • Long-lasting
  • Variety of looks and colors
  • Sound reducing options


Vinyl floors can be installed in a variety of ways including:

  • Glue down
  • Floating
  • Interlocking
  • Planks (ideal for different designs)

Ideal Rooms

Vinyl flooring is so versatile that people use it in every room of their home. With that said, the Mokena area can be rather wet and damp. Many customers come to Creative Carpet and Flooring because they are looking for basement flooring. We install vinyl in basements and recommend choosing a waterproof version if you are updating or finishing your basement.

Kitchens and bathrooms can be easily transformed by adding vinyl floors. Similar to what we recommend for basements, waterproof flooring is a good option for beside your tub and kitchen sink.

The Look

Vinyl comes in so many style options today. Gone are the days of avocado green and beige flooring. Today you can set your perfect couch on top of flooring that looks like hardwood, stone, or ceramic. You can even have texture on your floors. Choose a color and the look that you're going for and come into a showroom today to get the best vinyl floor for your home.

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