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Bathroom flooring tile or vinyl floating floor

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  • #672266
    hojo04
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    Burton, Michigan

    Looking at redoing our bathroom and trying to figure what is best long term. We kinda decided on porcelain tile over ceramic and then someone mentioned about the vinyl floating floor that’s waterproof & mold resistant. I’m not sure about it and wanted what everyone thinks about it.

    Thanks

    #672276
    kurt@welkerhomes.com
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    Owatonna, MN - Minnesota

    We have used the LVP or LVT floors quite a bit they are not to bad, I much prefer real tile however

    #672289

    I am going through a similar dilemma and I am leaning toward tile, even though I am not very good at laying tile.

    Will

    #672290
    roninohio
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    New Franklin, OH

    Tile is definitely better and porcelain tile the best. I will say that we have been using the vinyl plank flooring a lot lately and I really like it a lot. I think it is even better than the laminate.

    #672294
    smallerstick
    Pro
    North Bay, ON

    I will be making the same decision shortly. I do prefer the look and the feel of tile although I will be taking a close look at LVT, too.

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    #672302
    roninohio
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    New Franklin, OH

    This is a vinyl plank floor we just did.

    #672324

    This is a vinyl plank floor we just did.

    Looks awesome Ron, did you have to put any type of underlying plastic or base before the vinyl flooring, what are the manufacturing recommendations.

    #672326
    GTokley
    Pro
    Madoc, ON

    This is a vinyl plank floor we just did.

    That looks really nice! I like the look of it.

    Greg

    #672343
    hojo04
    Pro
    Burton, Michigan

    This is a vinyl plank floor we just did.

    Wow that looms good. Maybe I will consider and look at the planking. We really like the look of the tile though.

    #672357
    xtsallad
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    Dallas, TX

    I personally prefer tile unless it’s the commercial vinyl plank tiles that are solid color or near solid color panels.

    We did our guest bath with mill finish stainless on a silicone bed but most people hate it. We love it. Our home is a ‘54 modern and everything inside that we’ve added is more minimal and contemporary but still mixed with the original modern.

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    #672397
    theamcguy
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    Fayetteville, NC

    This is a vinyl plank floor we just did.

    Came out really nice RonO. Nice indeed.

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    #672403
    hojo04
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    Burton, Michigan

    I personally prefer tile unless it’s the commercial vinyl plank tiles that are solid color or near solid color panels.

    We did our guest bath with mill finish stainless on a silicone bed but most people hate it. We love it. Our home is a ‘54 modern and everything inside that we’ve added is more minimal and contemporary but still mixed with the original modern.

    Thanks for sharing. I never seen a toilet like that before. Is that something they are coming out?

    #672411
    RonW
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    Holladay, Tn

    This is a vinyl plank floor we just did.

    Nice looking floor Ron.
    I do like vinyl plank. Holds up well and easy to install.
    Tile is a little more durable. But much more labor intensive to install.

    Ron

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    #672415
    roninohio
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    New Franklin, OH

    I agree Ron . Just like the laminate you have to leave room on the outside edges for expansion and contraction.
    The plus side is that it is way easier to install and wayyy cheaper.

    #672420
    Warren6810
    Pro
    Akron, OH

    Looks nice Ron. I just installed my first one at my new place last year. I am very happy with the results so far. Can’t believe how well it locks together, and has proven very durable so far.

    #672426
    smallerstick
    Pro
    North Bay, ON

    I personally prefer tile unless it’s the commercial vinyl plank tiles that are solid color or near solid color panels.

    We did our guest bath with mill finish stainless on a silicone bed but most people hate it. We love it. Our home is a ‘54 modern and everything inside that we’ve added is more minimal and contemporary but still mixed with the original modern.

    As you said; not for everyone, but I think it’s a great look. Very much in keeping with a 50’s modern home. I like it a lot!

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    #672435

    I personally prefer tile unless it’s the commercial vinyl plank tiles that are solid color or near solid color panels.

    We did our guest bath with mill finish stainless on a silicone bed but most people hate it. We love it. Our home is a ‘54 modern and everything inside that we’ve added is more minimal and contemporary but still mixed with the original modern.

    I agree, I to like the tile better, but they definitely have come a long way with the floor style and choices.

    Nice job on you’re bathroom, looks nice.

    #672838
    hojo04
    Pro
    Burton, Michigan

    Between and ceramic and porcelain tile. which is better to use? A friend of mine asked why I haven’t considered ceramic.

    #672840
    Sprokitz
    Pro
    Eastern shore of, Pa

    I personally prefer tile unless it’s the commercial vinyl plank tiles that are solid color or near solid color panels.

    We did our guest bath with mill finish stainless on a silicone bed but most people hate it. We love it. Our home is a ‘54 modern and everything inside that we’ve added is more minimal and contemporary but still mixed with the original modern.

    There’s a gas station/convenience store/roadside restaurant that I occaisionly stop at (good food). The restroom, the men’s, is completely done in polished aluminum diamond plate… wall to wall, floor to ceiling. Unique look to say the least.

    #672868
    roninohio
    Pro
    New Franklin, OH

    @hojo04 Porcelain tile is much harder and much better. I only use ceramic on walls.

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