What is SPC flooring and is it a better option than LVT?

SPC flooring on landing
(Image credit: Factory Flooring Direct)

Just what is SPC flooring? While you might have heard of this when researching types of flooring for your home, do you know what it is made of, its pros and cons and how much it is likely to set you back?

Stone Plastic Composite (SPC) flooring is a relative newcomer to the world of residential flooring, yet it has an awful lot going for it, meaning you can expect it to grow in popularity in the coming  years.

Paul Hambridge
Paul Hambridge

Paul has 32 years of flooring industry knowledge and experience from both an installation and manufacturing perspective. He started out as installer of very large commercial flooring projects for multiple retailers. As director of Factory Direct Flooring, he has been involved in all aspects of flooring and has worked with some of the largest producers of wood flooring, vinyl flooring and laminate floors.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.