I am wondering if this would hold up under the constant scraping of them. Looks almost identical to your picture. We liked it so much that we went back and bought enough to complete the three bedrooms, a.
Does it give off fumes after installation? Not sure if that makes a difference, or if we got a bad brand. Here are some direct links to some of my favorite cleaning products for our floors:
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It just sounds super plastic-y…. Meyers All-Purpose cleaner to do a quick cleaning. I was ready to purchase and install it and was told to do pergo instead.
We also have dogs but our kids are grown. My question is that I noticed from the link that this is the glue down kind, vs the click and fit together kind. Your email address will not be published. Good luck with the new flooring — we really do love ours!! My experience has been totally different.
Your email address will not be published. We have chairs in the dining room that get scooted around daily no rug underneath and my toddler is always dragging his play table around in the living room. We had to pull up all the underlayment and replace it. We also have a Doberman who always runs around on the floors. Knowing how it handles in a home for a long time especially with kids!
I love the look of your floors, and at this price, its hard to pass up. I am so happy with my choice. Did you use a furniture protectors?
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I say go for it, if that is preferable to you! It just sounds super plastic-y…. When we get home we just have to wipe it up and it looks as good as new! So happy to find this post with an update!
I had that problem on occasion depending on what products I was using. They have discontinued the walnut color we used, so we had to switch to a different brand in a similar color for the family room and back hallway. Our floors have been down for 1. We are NOT careful with the floor, things get dragged over it etc. My sister has rental property and luxury vinyl plank flooring is all they put in.
The only remedy that worked for me was a dark brown sharpie followed by a wet paper towel. I love the look of the new HD planks — it looks just like wood! Kind of like just walking on concrete! And yes, definitely waterproof. I did vinyl planks on one wall.
Even the wheels of my husbands rarely used office chair are scratching it up. Meyers All-Purpose cleaner to do a quick cleaning. We are looking at vinyl flooring but are looking for something textured so that it hides some of those scratches that will surely come- is this textured or smooth in top?
I have two greyhounds and had the same concerns about wood. So happy to find this post with an update! It will be put in my family room. The dining table area is ok since we have a rug underneath.
We use are steam cleaner often and spills are no problem…. This is hands down the questions we get asked the most often. We have laminate in one room that was put down by the previous owner and it has had problems but the vinyl is still great! Thanks for the update!!
We have a two story house with the living quarters upstairs and bedrooms downstairs. We bought a house last year that has real hardwood floors and, honestly? That would be so great to not have to demo all the floors. You see, a few years ago we put vinyl plank flooring in our dining room and it has lots of white marks where the barstools are. We are looking at vinyl flooring but are looking for something textured so that it hides some of those scratches that will surely come- is this textured or smooth in top?
When we get home we just have to wipe it up and it looks as good as new! We moved out of that house in November, but we immediately replaced the flooring in our new home with vinyl plank too you can see it here! I love ours so much! That equals a huge investment and stressful decision. I like the easy care of it and in a year or so we will want to replace so I am debating wether or not to stay with the vinyl plank. I have 2 medium dogs and 4 teenage boys.
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My sister also has the same flooring and regularly uses a steam mop with no problems. So glad to know you are not regretting it. We did not remove the old vinyl flooring which is over cement, despite being recommended to do so- because the vinyl was in relatively good shape and was doing a good job of holding the cement together. My experience has been totally different. We are considering the floating vinyl plank. The color is called Woodland Oak.
Our dogs and kids have done a number on our current wood, so we know we have to go with something more resilient. You see, a few years ago we put vinyl plank flooring in our dining room and it has lots of white marks where the barstools are. It will be put in my family room. I am so glad to hear that you love your floor! We moved out of that house in November, but we immediately replaced the flooring in our new home with vinyl plank too you can see it here! We have the same flooring in our house and we love it too.