No underlay required with this flooring, however we recommend the use of a top quality underlay to protect your flooring and to enhance sound reduction, impact isolation, insulation and R-value. High traffic, retail environments like supermarkets, department stores and shopping centers require durable vinyl flooring. Parterre flooring is featured in hundreds of well-known retailers nationwide including Lord & Taylor, T.J. Maxx/HomeGoods, Whole Foods and New Balance. Parterre flooring is featured in the Hilton hotels, Starbucks, Famous Dave’s and dining establishments nationwide.
Specifically designed to add warmth but maintain high standards of the healthcare industry, Parterre’s resilient vinyl flooring is ideal for hospitals, medical offices, urgent care and x-ray centers and assisted-living facilities. From college dorms and student centers to classrooms in private schools and daycares; vinyl flooring provides an easy to maintain surface. New York University, Texas A&M, Columbia and Mississippi State are all equipped with Parterre flooring.
Premium vinyl is an essential foundation of design in multi-family living including townhomes, manufactured housing, apartments and condominiums. Parterre flooring is featured in Snap Fitness, Planet Fitness and sports arenas including the BB&T Center, home of the Florida Panthers. If your concrete basement floor has cracks or is severely not level, you are going to want to take care of these issues before you ever install any basement flooring. I also dislike painted concrete floors, and like the idea of using carpet tiles.
The absolute, simplest flooring option you have is to just paint it. I’m not a big fan of painted basement floors especially if you are going to use it for anything other than a storage type area, but that’s just my personal preference. This vinyl flooring is simple peel and stick flooring that you could put right over the top of the concrete floor. For example, in a bathroom I like to have full tiles along the front of the bathtub or standing shower.
Or you may even opt for the more traditional puzzle-piece effect where you snap the squares together during installation. There are other options which you can find here , but these are 5 basement flooring options for concrete slabs that are simple, easy and effective and won’t break the budget in the process. The most common complaints I read about DuraCeramic tile is installation related and mainly about cracking grout. I also had some grout related problems right after installation which have been corrected. We sell about 50,000 flooring products on a yearly basis and Congoleum’s DuraCeramic Luxury Vinyl Tile has the fewest complaints of any product we sell.