When buying flooring for your house, office, or shop, which type comes to your mind first? Is it hardwood, laminate, or ceramic tile? To be honest, these flooring options are good but there is a better one that has merged and become popular in recent years - SPC Flooring. If you are still figuring out what SPC flooring is, you are on the right page!
SPC flooring stands for stone plastic composite flooring, also known as rigid core luxury vinyl flooring. As its full name implies, the SPC core is rigid and durable, made from the combination of limestone and stabilizers. And SPC flooring is 100% waterproof, dent-resistant, and wear-resistant, making it an ideal choice for both residential and commercial use.
A SPC vinyl plank is made up of five layers as follow.
UV Coating: A UV coating is the outermost surface of a SPC vinyl plank. It aims to protect the underlying layers from ultraviolet radiation.
Wear Layer: The wear layer is a transparent coating, which adds scratch resistance and wear resistance to the SPC floor.
SPC Core: The SPC core is composed of limestone and stabilizers. It is a solid, stable, and 100% waterproof core.
Vinyl Layer: The vinyl layer contains patterns and texture of the floor. It makes SPC flooring have a realistic look of natural wood or stone.
Backing Layer: The backing layer is the bottom layer of the SPC floor. It mainly adds sound insulation and cushioning feeling to the floor.
Waterproof: Unlike hardwood, SPC vinyl flooring is 100% waterproof. So it can be used in some moist areas like bathrooms and kitchens without any worry.
Easy Installation: SPC vinyl flooring is available in DIY installation for its unique click-lock system. You can install it by yourself without any glue or nails.
Durable: SPC vinyl flooring should be one of the most durable options. The rigid SPC core and the wear layer can protect the floor from damage and scratch.
Low-cost Maintenance: SPC vinyl flooring is easy to clean and maintain. Regular vacuuming and mopping is enough, without the need of applying flooring wax.
Cost-effective: Compared to hardwood or other luxury flooring, SPC vinyl is much inexpensive. Many families has regarded SPC flooring as a perfect replacement of hardwood and stone flooring. It is because not only SPC flooring has a realistic look of natural material but also has a reasonable price.
Foot feel: SPC flooring doesn’t feel as soft and comfortable as WPC or LVT for its hard core inside. Therefore, it is not difficult to understand why SPC is widely used in many commercial scenarios.
Non-recyclable: Compared to other flooring of natural material, SPC flooring is not recyclable and has no resale value. When you find the plank damaged, you need to directly replace it instead of repairing it.
SPC flooring enjoys a wide range of applications. Many homeowners like to buy SPC vinyl for their kitchens, bathroom, living room, and any other indoor areas. For business owners, they tend to install SPC flooring in office, shopping mall, restaurants, and other high-traffic areas.
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COCOROSA is an experienced SPC flooring manufacturer. We commit to offer both superior quality and good service. If you have any questions about our products, please directly email us at Sales@Cocorosasurefaces.com.