20 Oct
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How long will Luxury Vinyl Tile last?

The length of time that LVT will last mostly depends on the amount of use it will get. Some warranties guarantee that the product will last 20 years, but it’s entirely dependent on how much wear and tear the LVT will experience. For example, luxury vinyl tile that is in a room that is rarely [...]
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19 Oct
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What is the difference between LVT and LVP?

LVT and LVP are exactly the same. The only difference is that the “P” stands for “plank” rather than “tile.” These planks are 5-6 feet in length whereas tiles can be shorter to give a different look to the flooring.
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18 Oct
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Do you need underlayment for LVT?

Needing underlayment for LVT depends entirely on the floor beneath. At The Rug Gallery, we make this decision when we come to measure. Unlike other big box stores, we do not charge for the measurement phase of installment.
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17 Oct
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Can you lay LVT on concrete?

Yes, you can lay LVT on concrete. In fact, laying LVT over concrete is very common, making I a great choice for basements. There are certain things you have to deal with when laying LVT over concrete (i.e., molding the LVT to go around a drain or putting down substrate to level out the flooring), [...]
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16 Oct
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Can you put heavy furniture on LVT?

Yes, you can put heavy furniture on LVT. There are some types that may dent if the weight is very heavy, but as a whole you can put heavy furniture down and it won’t damage the LVT.
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15 Oct
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How good is Luxury Vinyl Tile?

LVT isn’t just good, it’s amazing! When compared to other types of flooring, very few can come close to the durability and beauty LVT provides. For example, hardwood floors are beautiful but can experience a variety of issues such as staining, water damage, scratches, and more. LVT can give you the same look but with [...]
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14 Oct
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Can you grout Luxury Vinyl Tile?

No, you cannot grout luxury vinyl tile. There is LVT that can look like it’s grouted, but what you’re actually seeing is paint or part of the vinyl design.
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13 Oct
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Does Luxury Vinyl Tile look cheap?

Luxury vinyl tile can look cheap if you go with a cheap brand. The two elements that influence whether or not LVT looks cheap is the repeat pattern and the feel of the material. Cheap LVT has a very obvious, close repeat pattern and has a shiny, plastic-looking sheen to it. High-quality LVT has a [...]
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12 Oct
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What are the disadvantages of LVT?

While there aren’t many disadvantages of LVT, the primary one is that there can be some expansion of the product if it is placed in a hot environment exceeding 160 degrees. While most people don’t have to worry about this, those living in very warm environments with consistent, direct sunlight may want to consider a [...]
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