The Material

They differ in color, pattern and texture. In some types of coatings used “chips” – the special multi-colored mother of pearl pieces of pvc, which create the effect of three-dimensional drawing. Linoleum different colors can be combine to form graphic patterns on the floor. Myth 3. Linoleum “wiped off” Modern linoleum – a material very different quality and consumer properties than before. Most of its brands is designed for use within 7-10 years, and some – up to 30. Depending on the technology of the material is divided into heterogeneous and homogeneous. Heterogeneous coating is a multilayer sheet thickness of 6 mm.

Usually it consists of an upper working layer (transparent PVC), decorative, internal reference (foamed pvc, fiberglass) and rear (base). In this structure, the material image is protected by a transparent wear layer of pvc. His thickness of the linoleum to be placed in living rooms and bedrooms may be about 0,15 mm. For the corridor, hallway and the kitchen is recommended to choose more durable options for the thickness of the shell of 0.25 mm. Homogeneous vinyl – single layer of pvc material thickness up to 3 mm. Coating structure and form of his image, so this linoleum unique can be updated, removing the top layer, as in sanding parquet.

Myth 4. Linoleum – “cold” To cover the characteristics of floor coverings professionals use an indicator such as heat absorption. It demonstrates how quickly the heat is absorbed sole of the foot floor construction. Consequently, by its magnitude depends on how warm the material seems a man to touch.