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6.5mm Hybrid Flooring

Description

Looking for a floor with solid wood looks and feels while also offering the best technical features of luxury vinyl planks? If you're looking for a unique flooring option, look no further than hybrid flooring.

This cutting-edge flooring gives you the look of natural wood without the expense and upkeep.

What is 6.5mm Hybrid Flooring?

Hybrid flooring, dubbed "the future of flooring," combines the most outstanding qualities of laminate and vinyl to create a durable, stiff flooring that is both useful and attractive. The result is an exceptionally long-lasting, hard-wearing, and artistically stunning floor made from many layers pushed together.

What Are 6.5mm Hybrid Flooring's Layers?

6.5mm Hybrid flooring is made up of multiple layers:

  • Attached Cork Backing - A cutting-edge layer with a limestone composite core board that is waterproof and stable in the face of extreme temperature swings.
  • Design Layer - A decorative layer that mimics natural wood's genuine textures and designs.
  • Wear Layer - A UV-coated layer adds durability and robustness to the product.

Advantages of Installing 6.5mm Hybrid Flooring

Hybrid flooring has several advantages in addition to its attractive appearance:

#1. Waterproof

The waterproof nature of 6.5mm hybrid flooring is one of its best features. In fact, a plank of hybrid flooring might be submerged in water for a week or more without swelling. It would be unaffected by a fast wipe down!

This feature makes it ideal for places with high moisture levels or a high risk of spillages, such as laundry rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, and entryways. It's also great for business uses or high-traffic areas of your home.

#2. DIY-Friendly Installation

Hybrid flooring is appropriate for DIY installation and requires minimal equipment due to its user-friendly tongue and groove technology.

#3. Durability

Do you have children or pets and need pet-friendly flooring? Then you understand the significance of long-lasting flooring. Hybrid floors are UV-resistant, stain-resistant, dent-resistant, and scratch-resistant, thanks to their stiff core technology, making them an excellent choice for busy households or companies.

#4. Resistance Against Extreme Weather of Australia

6.5mm's multi-layered composition of hybrid flooring makes it ideal for Australia's strong sunshine and dramatic temperature swings. While certain flooring types are susceptible to shrinking or expanding in these conditions, hybrid flooring is engineered to keep its integrity.

#5. Sound

Particular floors emit a hollow sound when walking on, but hybrid flooring's stiff core structure helps produce a firm step with minimal noise. Steps can be made even lighter by using an acoustic underlayment.

#6. Aesthetic Appeal

Hybrid flooring, which uses sophisticated technology to simulate the edges, variances, and textures found in solid wood, has a gorgeous appearance identical to conventional hardwood.

#7. Eco-Friendly Composition

Hybrid flooring, which has a core of limestone, virgin PVC, bamboo dust, and recycled wood, is regarded as one of the most environmentally friendly flooring options.

#8. Easy Cleaning & Care

There are no special cleaning chemicals, waxes, polishes, or equipment required; a damp mop is about as fancy as it gets when it comes to keeping your floors shining and lovely. Hybrid flooring can last for years and years if adequately maintained with frequent sweeping, vacuuming, and spot cleaning as needed.

#9. Comfort

Thanks to its thick rigid core design, it has a robust, comfortable walking surface. Additional cushioning can be obtained by selecting a floor with an attached underlayment or installing an underlayment.

What Are the Best Places to Install 6.5mm Hybrid Flooring?

While hybrid floors can be a lovely addition to any space in your home or office, there are a few areas where hybrid flooring is exceptionally well suited. The 6.5mm hybrid flooring will benefit any room in danger of unexpected spills, high levels of sun exposure, increased traffic, or high amounts of dampness.

Hybrid flooring is ideal for these rooms because of its longevity and waterproof nature:

  • Bathrooms
  • Laundries
  • Dining rooms
  • Entryways
  • Kitchen
  • Commercial applications
  • Rooms with a lot of natural light
  • Areas where there is a lot of foot traffic

What Is the Difference Between Luxury Vinyl Planks and 6.5mm Hybrid Flooring?

Traditional luxury vinyl planks and hybrid flooring are both waterproof and easy to care for. However, there are a few crucial differences:

Construction

The construction of traditional luxury vinyl planks and hybrid flooring is the primary element that distinguishes them. Luxury vinyl planks typically have one main construction part, whereas hybrid flooring has two.

The robust floor construction of hybrid flooring provides increased resistance and stability. Luxury vinyl floors feature a more flexible composition than hybrid vinyl, making them softer. The finish on traditional luxury vinyl floors is also less resistant to UV radiation and damages.

Plank Thickness

Hybrid flooring is often thicker than luxury vinyl planks, making it more comfortable and durable to walk on.

Subfloor

Over existing flooring, cement, or plywood, both standard luxury vinyl planks and hybrid floors can be put. On the other hand, Luxury vinyl planks will not be as tolerant of subfloor faults. Luxury vinyl planks are prone to taking on the shape of any protrusions or imperfections due to their softer nature.

Hybrid flooring's specific core and enhanced thickness allow it to keep its integrity better despite minor faults in the subfloor.

Installation

Click lock, loose lay, or glue-down installation processes are used with traditional luxury vinyl planks. Hybrid vinyl flooring has a floating click lock tongue and groove system, making it ideal for DIY installation at home or in the office.

Dent Resistance

Traditional luxury vinyl planks are soft and malleable, making them vulnerable to heavy furniture damages. Dents, scratches, and ordinary wear and tear are less noticeable on hybrid vinyl floors.

Price

Hybrid flooring is more expensive than luxury vinyl planks due to engineering variances.

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