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Keeping Luxury Vinyl Tile From Scratching

How You Can Keep Luxury Vinyl Tile From Scratching

Here is what you can do to prevent scratches on your luxury vinyl tile.

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) can be used to amplify the beauty of any room in your house. It’s an alluring flooring option that many homeowners enjoy having. While LVT is known for being a more durable flooring choice, there is still the potential for it to get damaged. No one wants their luxury vinyl tile to get scratched up because it can be a real eyesore. The best way for you to handle scratches is to avoid them altogether. Here is what you can do to prevent scratches on your luxury vinyl tile.


It’s easy for furniture to cause damage to your luxury vinyl tile if you aren’t careful. Moving heavy furniture can cause scratches in no time at all. To help with this problem, put plywood over your floor and use it when sliding your furniture across the room. Floor protectors can also be used to keep dents from happening. Just put the protectors under the legs of your furniture to keep the legs from damaging the floor.

Dirt From Door Entrance

Mats do a wonderful job protecting your luxury vinyl tile from scratching, especially when the entrance to your room leads outside. Dirt can be a problem because it’s coarse. It can stick to people’s feet, causing you to scratch up your floor while you walk across it. With mats, you can rub the dirt off your feet before entering the room. Just be cautious and make sure that you’re using the right kind of mat. Mats that have latex backs, and ones made of rubber, are not recommended because they might chemically interact with your LVT. Instead, use mats that have vinyl-back.

Cleaning and Shining Products

Avoid solvent-based polishes when you’re shining your luxury vinyl tile. In addition, don’t use any products that would add wax to your LVT unless the floor already has wax on it. It’s ok to use wax on older flooring. You should also not use soap because it will cause your floor to look duller once you’re finished.

Contact Mike’s Flooring and Design Center

Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE, and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.

Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers, such as Adura, COREtec, and Bruce, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.

We also provide “SHOP AT HOME” service.  We will bring samples directly to your home, or should you already know what products you want, we can safely provide you with a “FREE ESTIMATE.”   This allows you the flexibility of not having to be at home for us to do an estimate, nor the installation.  All we will need to know is what areas in your home we would be doing and how we can gain access (hidden key, lock box, coded entry, realtor, neighbor, etc.).  This is tailored around the homeowner who needs to get their unit ready for the season or simply enhancing their home but does not want to leave their home or can’t make it to town (Ocean City, Berlin, Salisbury, Worcester / Wicomico County Maryland & Sussex County Delaware).

This service is not new to us.  We have already been providing this service for our customers for the past 24 years.  With the current situation at hand, we can continue to provide you with your Floor Covering and/or Window Treatment & Design needs along with the “AWESOME SERVICE YOU DESERVE, ALONG WITH PROFESSIONAL, QUALITY INSTALLATIONS.”

Please feel free to contact us at 800-298-9470, or email us at and we will be more than happy to assist you with your project.  Have a wonderful day and STAY HEALTHY!

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