Types of Vinyl Flooring Explained: Which is Right for You?

modern dining room with window and grey vinyl flooring
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Types of vinyl flooring might be on your mind when deciding on flooring for your home. Although often saddled with an old reputation of material by the roll that doesn't last very long, developments in vinyl products have seen it become one of the most popular flooring choices on the market. 

Different types of flooring offer various pros and cons; for vinyl its versatility, water resistance and cost-effective nature makes it very enticing indeed. But what are the different vinyl flooring options available and which one is best? 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.