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Is there such a thing as "green" vinyl? I am looking at "loose lay" vinyl plank flooring for my basement due to the ease of install.

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I am looking for a flooring for a basement that has bedrooms. I want a flooring that is easy to install, economical and warmer & softer than ceramic tile. The basement is dry but can be damp in the summer and cool in the winter. I want a waterproof or at least moisture resistant material. I want to be able to install myself, and the loose lay wood-look planks seems to be a perfect solution, but I do worry about off gassing. Can you recommend a manufacturer or is this a really bad idea all together?




 

 

I am looking for a flooring for a basement that has bedrooms. I want a flooring that is easy to install, economical and warmer & softer than ceramic tile. The basement is dry but can be damp in the summer and cool in the winter. I want a waterproof or at least moisture resistant material. I want to be able to install myself, and the loose lay wood-look planks seems to be a perfect solution, but I do worry about off gassing. Can you recommend a manufacturer or is this a really bad idea all together?

Dear Terry,

Luxury vinyl flooring has recently become popular due to its durability, price and unique looking surfaces.

However, it is made of vinyl which is Polyvinyl Chloride or PVC.  PVC has...


 

 

 
 
 

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