This product is classified as FACTORY SECONDS. We do not inspect the seconds therefore we don't know exactly what the defect or defects are. 95% of our customers that order 20% more material are able to finish their job.
"The personal customer service, responsiveness, and friendly staff will have me coming back. Thanks for all the great advice and for working so hard on getting those shipping charges down Brent! Everything arrived quickly and in perfect condition. "
Bobby J - , - 05/21/2011
On Sale-Must purchase the entire roll
Installation: Full Spread Adhesive or Loose Lay (no glue)
Width: 12 foot
This product is classified as Mill Trials from the manufacturer. That means it could contain visible imperfections. We recommend that you allow for 15-20% overage. Sold as-is
Vinyl Slim Trim Molding $29.99/each
High wear resistant 94" long multi-trim made from vinyl. Can be used as a reducer, transition or endcap when used with vinyl flooring.
Laminate Quarter Round $14.95/each
High wear resistant 94" long laminate quarter round with aluminum oxide overlay. Quarter round molding is used to conceal the required expansion space between the wall and the Laminate flooring.
Thin Unfinished Solid Hardwood Stair Nose $49.99/each
High quality unfinished solid red oak trims in 90" long sections. Designed to fit vinyl flooring. Simply stain the trim to match the flooring. Perfect for the do-it yourselfer who wants to save big on trims.
Roberts Vinyl Adhesive (1 Gallon) $23.99/each
For gluing down vinyl plank or tile flooring. 180-200 SF per gallon depending on trowel size.
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Vinyl Plank Flooring Frequently Asked Questions
Is vinyl plank flooring durable?
Vinyl plank flooring is extremely durable. It is also extremely stain, dent, and scratch resistant. Vinyl flooring is made of shock absorbent materials. In addition to adding to its ruggedness, this adds to the walking comfort.
Is vinyl flooring waterproof?
All of our vinyl flooring here at Floors To Your Home is 100% waterproof. This means that in the event of a spill that remains on the floor too long, or a flooded basement, or some other water related accident, the flooring will be completely fine after the water has been cleaned up. While the flooring itself is waterproof damage can be caused to the subfloor by water making it past the flooring joints.
Do I need an underlayment or moisture barrier for my vinyl flooring?
No. Underlaymanet or padding can cause the locking mechanism on click together vinyl flooring, like our Supreme Click Elite, to become unlocked. Also, glue down and pre-glued products need to be attached directly to the subfloor. A moisture barrier is used to prevent moisture from a concrete subfloor from damaging the flooring matieral above it, but as this flooring itself is waterproof, there is no need for moisture barrier.
Can vinyl floating floors be used in a mobile camper with no heating for the winter in temperatures below freezing?
Yes, it “can be used,” broadly speaking, but there are some factors to consider. This use would void the warranty. Unless a floor is designated an indoor/outdoor floor, the warranty will always state that it must be used in a climate controlled environment with temperatures kept to at least 60 degrees or above. That means that if you had, say, a plank crack from the temperature and some stress, you would not be able to make a claim with the manufacturer.
Our Supreme Click Elite Waterproof Vinyl Plank is the only thing that we would almost recommend for such an environment. As you have realized, a glue down vinyl floor is a bad option, so this click together would be the only thing you would want to try. Issues to consider are whether your camper has the room expanding “bump out” areas. If it does, you’ll need to make sure that the sliding part of the camper floor wouldn't catch on the vinyl and make it buckle. Otherwise, the Supreme Click Elite is 100% waterproof. We've even soaked it in an aquarium for a few days to test it out. Since it absorbs no moisture, we can’t think of a reason it would expand or contract very much, if at all. It’s pretty stable stuff!
Can vinyl flooring be laid over a flat existing vinyl floor so that I do not have to remove an asbestos floor in my kitchen?
Yes, it can go over existing flooring with the same caveats you consider in any vinyl installation. The original flooring must be perfectly flat, as flat as your subfloor would need to be if you installed directly over it.
Do these waterproof planks expand or shrink when it gets hot or cold?
The click together floors do expand and contract, but minimally, less than what is expected of laminates, to give a comparison. The Loose Lay planks are designed to not expand at all within normal room temperatures (between 65 and 85 degrees, for instance), so you wouldn't leave any gap between the flooring and the walls.
How can I clean scuffs off my vinyl plank flooring?
There are two things that scuffs could mean. One involves a scuff made by something leaving residue of itself on the floor. In this case, use procedures that would be standard for any vinyl floor, because aside from the construction that's what Supreme Click Elite is. Some people use either a special vinyl floor "eraser", a mixture of baking soda and water thick enough to be called a paste, or WD-40. Each of these would be applied to the floor, and then rubbed in a circular motion with a white cloth.
The other type of scuff is actually the removal of a thin layer off the vinyl surface, like a thin scrape. Neither scuffs of this sort nor scratches in the surface can be fixed by cleaning - that's just damage. In that case you would replace the plank.
What is the best flooring choice if you have a puppy?
Interesting, "puppy" not "dog"? It sounds like an issue with indoor piddling. The best for this are our Waterproof Vinyl Plank floors. They are 100% waterproof, so you don't need to worry about the floor being hurt when your pet has an accident. The Loose Lay may be the best of the two should you ever need to get under a plank or two if an accident lingers for a while before you get to it. If you jump down to question 2 in the middle of this blog post on pet urine we did for another customer, you'll find better details and some good pictures.
How can vinyl be hand-scraped?
Vinyl can be "hand-scraped" due to the advanced technologies at the manufacturing plants. The factories are able to duplicate the looks, textures and finishes of hardwood floors with high tech machinery that they own and have developed. They can mimic not only the look, but the wavy feel of a solid hand-scraped hardwood floor.
I was looking into Vinyl Planks but am not sure about scratches from a large dog.
This is not going to be the best floor for some really big dogs' nails. Our customer service people could go into specifics with you regarding your dog and whether this would be a good choice, or what your other flooring options may be.
I am confused about what to use to clean vinyl click together flooring.
You will want to purchase an actual vinyl cleaner. Armstrong has a product called Once and Done that we actually use here in our show room!
Can Loose Lay Vinyl be bought in small quantities? I was interested in doing a bathroom in my rental apartment.
Certainly, it can be purchased in any amount we have in stock! The only limit is how much comes in one box.
Is this loose lay "Karndean"?
It is loose lay vinyl plank, but not the Karndean brand.
Why do my vinyl plank instructions says to not clean with soap and water? Will water seep under planks?
Yes, that is correct, and this is true of many click together products, with or without adhesives. Even with floors designed to prevent water from slipping through the cracks as much as possible, when pooled water sits too long, or is pushed in and down with a mop, the water will get through the gaps and under the flooring. Don’t mop a click together floor. Use a rinse-free cleaner sprayed onto your Swiffer, then wipe. All floors can be cleaned, but it must be done in accordance with manufacturer specifications.
Will Supreme Elite Vinyl hold up in the heat in an Arizona room?
It has no documented temperature limits, however, it is meant to be laid in a climate controlled environment, where temperatures do no exceed 92 degrees.
Can you use a Scooba robot on vinyl plank floors?
We think so! The rollers are rubber, which is great, and the recommended cleaning solutions should be fine too. The only concern would be the brushes. Unlike laminate floors, vinyl comes with a basic UV coating, not an aluminum oxidee coating. You want to ensure that the brushes are no harmful. When you're buying one (or if you have one already - go into a store), find a Scooba salesman and have her check into this, and even demonstrate the machine using a standard vinyl plank floor. If you have a sample of ours, have her use that.
Can Loose Lay be put right on top of concrete in a basement?
Yes, it can be laid directly on the concrete subfloor. Also, should your basement ever flood, once you've settled the water issue these very planks can be right laid back down.
How is this flooring waterproof if the seams aren’t glued? I’ve been looking at loose lay planks locally, but they all have an interconnecting glue tab. How are these installed so that they’re completely waterproof?
The flooring is 100% waterproof. If you have a flood or water rises up from underneath, or you miss a spill, the flooring planks will not be harmed. They dry off and can be relaid immediately once the subfloor is dry. This is not the case with any hardwood or laminate.
As for protecting your subfloor, the sides of our planks are cut at an angle which makes the tops lay snug against each other, but water will get to the subfloor if a room floods. Glue tabs cannot be counted on to water seal a floor either, and may even add hassle if you have a problem to fix. Since the Loose Lay planks are so easy to pull up, you can actually deal with any water on the subfloor much more quickly and easily.
If you have a flood, water is going to get everywhere no matter what your floor covering is. The closest to water-sealing a floor are sheet vinyl, though a flood would get around it at the walls, and a ceramic tile, though you have grout, which water can eventually get through, and which can absorb water and grow mold. Then your floors still need to come up, and that can be a big deal.
The only thing about a floor that can be waterproof is the flooring itself, and these definitely are that.
I am trying to match the direction of flooring in an adjacent room. If I install the long side of the tile parallel with the short dimension of the room, or the long edge perpendicular to the main traffic direction, does this create more risk of edges or corners peeling up?
Our installation experts advise that the direction the vinyl plank runs will not matter as long as the subfloor in smooth, flat, and level.
Is any particular sub flooring needed for snap together vinyl plank flooring?
There is no particular type, just a set of conditions. The subfloor must be level, sloping no more than 1/8'' over any 6 foot span. Another concern is cracking or gapping in a subfloor. These have to be covered or filled, because those blemishes could actually show through the vinyl. These products cannot be laid over pad, as that can cause issues with the the locking mechanisms on the planks, and will void the warranty. You can use a backer board as long as the subfloor is level within 1/8" over a 6' span! These are pretty common, but still general. Your material's instructions will give the specifics you would need to follow.
General Flooring & Shipping Questions
Why do you advertise FREE SHIPPING and when I go to order you charge me shipping?
We offer free shipping to our customers with a minimum purchase of flooring. We have a minimum because the freight companies have minimums. The minimum purchase is displayed on all of the product pages in the gray box under START HERE. In certain cases, if you are located in a remote area where it is difficult for a truck to deliver, a surcharge may apply.
What should I use to level the subfloor?
Any self leveling compound/concrete will be sufficient to level an existing concrete sub-floor. If you have a solid wood sub-floor (plywood, OSB, etc.) you can use a thin sheet of luan to level the entire sub floor.
What kind of free padding do you receive with your purchase?
When free padding is included with the purchase, it is a Duo Foam Underlayment with a built in moisture barrier, 2mm thick. This product has Lip & Tape for easy installation and is designed for floating floors going over concrete and wood subfloors.
How do I measure for flooring?
It's very easy! Just take the length of your room and multiply by the width of the room. That = total square feet of the room.
Example:length of room = 20 feet
width of room = 13 feet
Total sq ft = 20 x 13 = 260 sq ft
What types of floors can be used on cement subfloors?
Almost all the flooring we sell at Floors To Your Home can be installed on cement subfloors except 3/4" solid hardwood. You must usually put down a vapor barrier when installing over cement subfloors, except with the waterproof options. Check our website for detailed instructions on your specific products but most laminate, click vinyl and engineered hardwood can be floated over cement subfloors.
I am interested in several of your floors, but noticed that in some of them you have less square feet than I need - is it possible to get more?
Our inventory changes with new items arriving every day. Most of our stock is one of a kind inventory (factory closeouts, overstocked merchandise, etc.) but we do restock a good portion of our products though it could be 90-120 day wait time. I would suggest that you call our customer service people, and they can give you specifics on which items will be replenished.
I'm looking at the Loose Lay vinyl plank as shown in the video. Can you tell me the company and who we would contact just in case we need to use the warranty (hope we never have to, but curious)?
Good question! With Supreme Click items, you would contact us because it is our brand. For other brand name items such as Armstrong, Mohawk and Shaw, you would also contact us as your first step. Depending on the situation, we might get you in direct in contact with the manufacturer. If it's allowed, we might even be able to take care of the arrangements for you ourselves, but either way, you can start by calling us!
Does Floors To Your Home rebrand name floors, re-labeling a different Tarkett line as "Newport" for instance?
We do receive a lot of factory overstocks, special runs and discontinued patterns. We do not rebrand the name when we purchase these floors.
What are "Seconds" in Laminate Flooring?
This is best answered on our blog post with Facts on Laminate Flooring Seconds. It has an explanation, pros & cons, and a video showing how they can be used to make a gorgeous floor.
When ordering the trims, will they be the same color as the flooring I order? If not, how noticeable would it be?
We do not carry exact match trims. We can normally get a 80-95% match depending on the product you are ordering. We will match a trim sample swatch to your floor, and if the match is close, we can process your order. If we think the match might not be close, then prior to placing the order we will e-mail you a picture for your confirmation. Since these are shipped factory direct, we cannot refund these trims.
If you want a perfect match rather than a slight accent with your trim, we also have unfinished trims you can order and stain yourself. You can take them to a paint specialist, such as a Sherwin Williams, along with a piece of the flooring, and they can get you a stain to match.
What do I need to do to get samples?
If you're on one of our Product Lists, just click on the picture of the one you want in order to go to the product page. On the right hand side will be a yellow button that says order a sample. You'll be walked through them process from there!
I see that there is free shipping on certain orders. Can you tell me how to qualify?
We have free shipping on most products. You just need to order a certain minimum to qualify. We have a minimum because the freight companies have minimums. Each product will list how many cartons we are able to ship free. If you order less, though, we still prorate the shipping. That means that there is not a huge all-or-nothing shift in cost if you only order 19 when the minimum is 20.
I'm not sure if I have asbestos in my flooring. What should I do?
A question about asbestos in a basement was posed on our blog, and we decided the best thing was to answer it with a full post (click the link).
Isn't your flooring from China?
As far as where it is made, we purchase finished goods from twelve manufacturers located domestically and worldwide, including Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, Alabama, Georgia, Switzerland and China.
If you're asking if we have it shipped to you from China, then definitely not! We ship right from our stock, which is kept in our warehouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Out average delivery time is 4-6 business days from the date the order is placed. Can't do that from China!
Can I get a call from the shipper the day of delivery, to be sure someone is there to receive the floor?
Your local freight carrier will call one day ahead to schedule a window of time for your delivery, ranging from 2 hours to 6 hours depending on the company. At the time of that call, you can request a call in advance of your specific stop. It's in the driver's best interest as well as yours to coordinate well, so they should be pretty amenable. We recommend that you start by asking for a 1 hour advance call, though the driver may have to go by his stops rather than time on a clock. Consider too that cell phone service may be spotty where the driver is exactly an hour before arriving.
For more on how deliveries work, we interviewed a driver.
...but the second video on that page is even MORE important.
I see that you guys apply up to $15 in samples to our order? Is that correct?
Correct! Samples cost $1 each plus a $5 charge for delivery. We ask you to cover this much of the cost of the samples up front, and if you decide to place an order we will credit up to $15 worth of sample costs at the time of the flooring purchase.
We ordered some samples, but we're still a little nervous about purchasing since they are seconds. If we come into the showroom, will we be able to look at actual boxes of the product that we will be purchasing?
We usually do have a carton of every product open at our showroom. You can see some of the character better when you have full planks to look at. We do not open multiple boxes, however, because once we break the banding or shrink-wrap to open a box, it won't ship as well, and it is basically only useful for more samples.
Can vinyl floating floors be used where temperatures go below freezing with no heating in the winter?
So far, all of the flooring we have sold is meant to be laid in environmentally controlled structures, Now, this does not mean that a power outage is going to kill your flooring, but leaving it unattended and frozen for a season will at least void most flooring warranties
How do you measure the size of a rom in square feet?
Simply multiply a rectangular room's length times its width. This will give you the area in square feet. (Adding the measurements of each of the room's length and width sides together will give a measure of the perimeter.)