Asked by: Rolande Iribas
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th June, 2020

Can you use LVT in a shower?

Wet Room Flooring
Tile is always a great option for bathrooms and showers. Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and vinyl planks, on the other hand, are trendier offerings because they mimic the look of real wood or stone at a fraction of the cost and without any maintenance.

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In this way, can vinyl flooring be used in shower?

Vinyl floors also stay warm to the touch, since they retain heat much better than ceramic would. Installing floor heating under vinyl planks isn't as necessary as it would be with cold ceramic tile. Even though our vinyl floors are waterproof, we don't recommend vinyl for shower floors and walls.

Beside above, are vinyl tiles waterproof? In short, vinyl flooring is waterproof, but that does not mean it will survive flooding! When a vinyl specifies it is waterproof, it simply means surface water will not affect the flooring or cause any damage. Vinyl flooring can look convincing as hardwood, stone, or even tile!

Considering this, can LVT be used in bathrooms?

Luxury vinyl tile or plank flooring can give a bathroom a high-end look for a fraction of the price. It often comes in beautiful wood and natural stone-look options. You can find both water resistant and waterproof planks – a plus in bathrooms where moisture is always a factor. Luxury vinyl also feels soft and warm.

What is the best floor for a shower?

  • Stone Resin. After fiberglass and acrylic, stone resin is the most popular material for shower flooring.
  • Tile. If you prefer the look of tile, ceramic and porcelain are your two main options.
  • Natural Stone. Natural stone always adds a sense of luxury and, like tile, it lets you create a unique look.

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