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Here at Diamond Wood Floors, hardwood flooring will always be king. But there’s no denying the benefits of Luxury Vinyl Plank. We’ve worked hard to find manufacturers to work with that meet our standards of the highest quality. 

For those looking to upgrade their floors, luxury vinyl plank (LVP) flooring is an excellent option. In the past few years, LVP has become increasingly popular for its combination of affordability, durability, and style. Here are some of the key benefits of choosing LVP for your flooring.


LVP is an extremely cost-effective solution for those interested in a luxurious look for their floors.  It offers a variety of styles and patterns to meet your needs and budget. LVP provides a high end look without a high end price tag. A great option for those who want the elegance and character of hardwood floors at a fraction of the cost.


LVP is remarkably durable and can withstand a lot of wear and tear. It is resistant to scratches and dents, making it perfect for families with pets or children. It is also waterproof, so it can be installed in rooms such as kitchens, bathrooms, mudrooms, or other spaces that are prone to moisture or spills. We have LVP that has a lifetime wear warranty, and our other lines also carry warranties of 10-30 years both commercial and residential.


LVP is widely available in a range of colors and patterns, making it easy to find the look that best suits your style. Most flooring companies or stores can provide samples so you can further customize and visualize your choice in the actual room. Our friends at Neptune have an online room visualizer here. It can mimic almost any look of hardwood, providing the perfect option for your design choices or room aesthetic.

Easy to Install

LVP is easy to install and can be done by most people with a basic knowledge of DIY skills. Chances are you already have the needed tools in your home. Be sure to check your manufacturer’s specifications for the tools you;ll need.  In addition, it can be used in a variety of settings, from bathrooms to basements, making it a highly versatile flooring choice.

Easy to Clean

Luxury Vinyl Plank requires minimal maintenance and is extremely easy to keep clean. All you need to do is regularly sweep and vacuum the floor and use a damp mop for occasional cleaning.  Regardless if you are looking for a family friendly option, entertain or host often or just live on the go. The low-maintenance nature of luxury vinyl plank makes it a great choice for busy households.

Environmental Factors and Considerations

Advancements in manufacturing have made LVP more environmentally friendly than ever. Make sure to find an LVP that is certified with Green Guard or LEED. Neptune, our preferred brand, is one such manufacturer. Read more here

Another advancement is that LVP is now recyclable, making its environmental footprint significantly lower than in the past. 

Closing Thoughts

We understand that people have a variety of needs and budgets. LVP perfectly fills that niche of a budget friendly solution that makes it a perfect choice for flips, renovations, or new construction. The styles, patterns, and choices of color allow a great compliment to any decor. It is perfect for DIYers with its ease of installation. Maintenance of a luxury vinyl plank floor is simple and quick making it great for those with little free time. A classic look with durability make LVP a great option for any floor. If you have any further questions or interests about your floors, reach out and tell us about your project.

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