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Flood Proof: How Luxury Vinyl Flooring Resists Water Damage

In April 2024, the UAE experienced the heaviest rainfall in 75 years with flooding causing severe disruption not only at Dubai International Airport but for businesses and households alike. Fortunately for commercial and residential properties with luxury vinyl flooring or ‘LVT flooring’ the risk of flood damage in these areas is slim with a level of protection that other flooring types cannot match. 

How Are Luxury Vinyl Tiles Flood Proof?

Luxury vinyl flooring is designed with water-resistant layers that prevent water from reaching the subfloor, reducing the risk of structural damage. In regions like the UAE, where Creative Wrap leads the market in providing high-quality flooring solutions, luxury vinyl flooring has proven to be a game-changer.  Additionally, luxury vinyl flooring can be easily dried and reinstalled, unlike many other flooring options that would need to be completely replaced.

LVT Flooring Resistance To Spills, Water Exposure, Humidity & Flooding

The primary reason luxury vinyl flooring is resistant to water damage and flooding is its composition.  It consists of multiple layers, including a wear layer, a photographic layer, a vinyl core, and a backing layer. Each layer contributes to the overall performance and water-resistant properties of the flooring. This is especially important in areas prone to spills, humidity, or flooding. In kitchens and bathrooms, luxury vinyl flooring stands up exceptionally well to water exposure and allows for easy clean-up of spills without worrying about staining or damage.

LVT Flooring Installation & Maintenance

Proper installation is crucial for maximising the water-resistant properties of luxury vinyl flooring. Creative Wrap has over 70 professional installers in Dubai and emphasises the importance of professional installation. Ensuring that all seams are tightly sealed and the flooring is laid correctly prevents water from seeping through any gaps and reaching the subfloor. Maintenance of LVT flooring is straightforward. Regular sweeping and mopping with a damp cloth are usually sufficient to keep the floor looking new for many years. Unlike wood or laminate flooring, luxury vinyl tiles do not require special treatments or finishes to maintain their water-resistant properties.

Why You Should Choose Luxury Vinyl Flooring

LVT flooring is designed to withstand heavy traffic and resist scratches, making it ideal for both residential and commercial spaces. The luxury vinyl tiles also come in a wide range of designs and finishes and can replicate the look of natural wood, stone, or tile, for a high-end appearance without the associated maintenance or added cost. While it can replicate almost any surface, LVT flooring has a much softer and more comfortable feel underfoot compared to ceramic tiles or stone. 

View Our Luxury Vinyl Flooring Range At Sit Creative Wrap Today 

Luxury vinyl flooring is an excellent choice for anyone looking to combine style, durability, and water resistance in their flooring. Click here to see our commercial and residential portfolio. As a leading provider of innovative flooring solutions in the UAE, Creative Wrap offers a wide range of luxury vinyl flooring options. Our products are designed to withstand the unique challenges of the UAE climate. Our core focus is your satisfaction and we ensure every installation meets the highest standards with a warranty included. Contact us today for a free quote on your desired design needs.