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Vinyl Flooring Buying Guide

Vinyl floors are a popular option for many households thanks to its hardwearing finish and the extensive choice of designs. Discover the different types available and understand what to consider when choosing vinyl for your home within this vinyl flooring buying guide.

What are the benefits?

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Vinyl is one of the most durable options for the home – even in high traffic areas – thanks to its protective and waterproof topcoat. It is also scratch-resistant, which makes it great for busy households.

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When fitted with the right underlay, vinyl is well insulated and comfortable underfoot. It can also be used with underfloor heating, which can save space where radiators would be installed.

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Easy to fit

Thanks to the glueless, click-fit system, vinyl is straightforward for your trade professional to install, saving time on the job that allows you to update your home faster. It also requires no specialist tools to fit it.

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Variety of styles

Vinyl is made using advanced printing methods, where a pattern is embedded to the topcoat for a high-definition look. This means that a variety of patterns can be re-created for less, such as wood and premium marble effects.

What are the different types?

What rooms can it be used in?

What colours and styles are there?


Black is a show-stopping colour that can be used to create a dramatic statement in the home. It also shows up fewer marks, and disguises them between cleaning, making this shade great for busy homes on the go.

Choose black vinyl flooring


Grey is a popular shade for floors as it offers a cool neutral that will complement a variety of interiors. This makes it easy to customise with the changing trends - good for those looking for a long-lasting option.

Discover grey vinyl flooring


A versatile colour that suits most decors, white creates a spacious feel thanks to its bright tone. Great for small rooms and shady areas, it also bounces natural light to create an inviting and welcoming area.

Explore white vinyl flooring


The rustic charm of an oak finish will add character, warmth, and depth to a room. When combined with vinyl, you create the look of wood without the upkeep and maintenance of the real thing.

Find oak vinyl flooring

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