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Luxury Vinyl Planks look like planks of hardwood floors. Most luxury vinyls are waterproof (or highly water resistant).
In the graphic, you see first the wear layer and coating located on top. This graphic shows them layered separately, but they are in fact, merged together. The inclusion of additives into the wear layer can significantly increase the lifetime of your floor. In other words, the more strength built into the finish and wear layer, the longer and more protected your floor is from damage coming to your floor over time.
Next is the printed decor film. Then we get into the core material. This is another essential part of the core construction that determines how hard the overall product is. Think dents and dings.
The base layer is just hanging out in the rear, offering a nice place to attach the pad. There is probably another reason for its existence, but I have no idea what it would be.
It’s waterproof and has a strong high density fiberboard core.