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What is WPC(Wood-Plastic Composites) Flooring?

Views: 65     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2019-08-26      Origin: Site

With the continuous improvement of the flooring industry, in addition to the most traditional wooden flooring, there are a series of new flooring products, such as vinyl flooringcomposite flooring;SPC flooring;WPC flooring and PVC flooring. Many consumers may not know much about WPC flooring. The main content of this article is to introduce some knowledge of WPC flooring.


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What is a WPC flooring?

The WPC flooingr is called Wood Plastic Composite flooring. It is a composite material made of plastic and wood fiber with a small amount of chemical additives and fillers and processed by special compounding equipment. Therefore, WPC flooring is also called wood-plastic floor. Combining the main features of plastics and wood, it can replace plastics and wood in many applications.


WPC  flooring, which stands for wood plastic composite, is an engineered, luxury vinyl plank flooring option that has been newly introduced into the market. The main difference with this flooring is the technologically advanced construction.


A WPC product is manufactured with a wood-plastic composite backing instead of a solid PVC backing. The engineered backing combines recycled wood pulp and plastic composites to form a bond of strength and stability. This is then topped with a standard vinyl top layer. A WPC flooring is thicker than your traditional vinyl, so you’ll have a similar feel to a laminate.


Just like a standard vinyl floor, WPC  flooring  is waterproof and will not be damaged in the event of a spill or moisture. WPC flooring is a plank system with a glue-less locking system similar to a laminate installation. Another perk is not needing an underlayment for installation.


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Benefits of WPC Flooring

WPC flooring was engineered to improve the basic model of vinyl flooring. See what sets WPC vinyl apart with the benefits below.


1.Waterproof: Just like other vinyl floors, a WPC flooring is 100% waterproof. There will be no swelling of planks or damage if exposed to spills and moisture. There is also limited movement with temperature changes.


2.Appearance: WPC vinyls can be found in a multitude of looks, textures and styles. As the WPC vinyl category continues to grow, more and more options will become available.


3.DIY Installation: WPC vinyl features an easy click lock installation method that is DIY friendly. No adhesives or glues are needed for a floating floor!


4.Comfort: A WPC vinyl has a stable core that includes wood pulp and foaming agents. This gives a WPC vinyl a rigid, yet soft feel under foot. WPC vinyl also tends to be thicker, which will add to a feeling of comfort.


5.Application: WPC flooring can be installed below, on or above grade. The floating installation makes it easy to install over other floors, such as hardwood or tile.


6.Affordability: Although WPC vinyl is engineered, it is still very budget friendly! WPC vinyls are typically more expensive than traditional vinyl flooring, but not by much. Depending on the brand and features, you can find WPC vinyl within a variety of budgets.


Easy Maintenance and Cleaning: The easy maintenance is one of the best perks of WPC vinyl flooring! Cleaning and maintaining a WPC vinyl flooring only takes regular sweeping, occasional mopping and spot cleaning.


As you can see, there are many benefits to using a WPC vinyl floor in your home!

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