Stone Plastic Composite Flooring (SPC)
In a previous blog post, we went over the most popular types of flooring you can install in your home.
Tiles, laminate, hardwood etc., each have unique features that can complement your home in different ways.
Recently however, a relatively new and lesser known type of flooring has been increasing in popularity due to its durability, easiness to install and long list of advantages.
We’re talking about SPC flooring. SPC stands for Stone Plastic Composite, often called rigid core luxury vinyl flooring. It consists of five layers designed to resist wear and tear. The five layers include the PVC balance layer, SPC core layer, decorative layer with designs that can mimic wood, tile or other materials, a wear layer with super strong vinyl, and the final UV protective layer.
SPC flooring gives you the strength of stone without compromising on design or aesthetics. As a result, this type of flooring can last for decades.
The benefits of SPC flooring are extensive:
SPC flooring resists almost all types of damage including scuff marks, fading, peeling, stains, mold and mildew. This makes it a breeze to keep clean and perfect for areas where there is heavy foot traffic. SPC is also resistant to swelling and contraction, whereas some flooring material like wood may expand and contract depending on the