Advantages And Disadvantages Of PVC Floor

PVC floor, also known as "lightweight flooring", refers to the floor produced with PVC materials. PVC and its copolymer resin are used as the main raw materials, fillers, plasticizers, stabilizers, colorants and other auxiliary materials, which are produced by coating process or calendering, extrusion or extrusion process on the sheet continuous substrate.

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From the early 1980s, it began to enter the Chinese market. So far, it has been widely recognized in large and medium-sized cities in China, such as families, hospitals, schools, office buildings, factories, public places, supermarkets, businesses and other places.

Disadvantages of PVC floor

1. High requirements for construction foundation

Because the quality of the ground affects the construction effect and performance of PVC floor. The flatness of PVC floor should be less than 2.5mm, the cement floor should be smooth and smooth, and the surface should be dry before construction.

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2. Fear of sharp tool scratch and cigarette end burn

PVC floor is known as "light body flooring", which is a kind of elastic flooring. It has no hardness like marble, ceramic tile and wood floor, so it is afraid of being scratched by sharp tools. Although PVC floor can prevent fire and has the performance of non spontaneous combustion, it is still afraid of being burned by cigarette ends.

3. Non natural materials

PVC floor is made of PVC and its copolymer resin as the main raw material, and then adding stabilizer and other fillers through a series of processing technology.

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Advantages of PVC floor

1. Highly decorative

There are many kinds of PVC flooring designs and colors, with lifelike patterns and gorgeous colors, which will not fade after long-term use, and can meet the personalized needs of different consumers.

2. Comfortable feet

PVC floor is a kind of elastic floor material with strong supporting force. It is close to carpet in foot feeling. It is especially suitable for families with children and the elderly.

3. Fireproof and waterproof

PVC floor has reached the highest standard of floor material fire protection, even if it is ignited, it will not produce harmful gas to human body; the high-grade glass fiber layer of PVC floor ensures its dimensional stability and will not deform due to humidity. So PVC floor has good fireproof and waterproof performance.

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How to maintain PVC floor

1. Cleaning

We can choose to use dry mop or vacuum cleaner to remove the dust and dirt on the floor in the area with limited operation. PVC floor can also choose micro wet mop way to clean, we should pay attention to when cleaning, the floor is not water accumulation.

2. Remove stains

You can spray the diluted neutral detergent on the dirt on the floor, then use nylon cleaning pad to brush away the dirt, and finally wipe it with clean water.

Precautions: when we clean the floor, we can't use steel ball or wire brush to clean up the stains, otherwise it will cause damage to the floor; avoid a lot of water staying on the floor surface for a long time, otherwise water will penetrate into the floor, resulting in the loss of adhesion of the floor glue, or it will cause floor pollution and other problems.