some vinyl flooring, such as 'luxury' vinyl planks, also can be made with tongue-and-groove edges. an alternative to plank-style tongue-and-groove flooring is parquet flooring. this traditionally consists of very short tongue-and-groove boards installed in a checkerboard or herringbone pattern.
the tongue and groove are important because they keep your flooring locked together. a damaged tongue and groove on laminate flooring can cause improper installation or instability. when installing, be patient with the tongue and groove. some floors click together easier than others, and some floors require slightly different locking techniques.
tongue and groove edges lock hardwood-flooring planks together along the seams, ensuring a snug fit and hiding finishing nails, but it is possible to install a wood floor without an interlocking
the vinyl finish isn't very durable. sarah tew/cnet the uni-fi is covered in the currently chic 'brushed vinyl,' and while it looks pretty suave, this material is actually a bit of a problem.
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in this video i will show you the diy vinyl floor install that i bought from lowes at $1.99 a square foot. they occasionally have a sale of this flooring for $1.79 a square foot, but i missed it
if you’re installing luxury vinyl planks or tiles that use a tongue and groove locking mechanism, these instructions are for you. tongue and groove, also known as click lock vinyl is one of the simplest ways to install vinyl flooring. this type of installation requires no tape or adhesive and creates a floating floor.