Linoleum – The Natural Flooring Since 1860
Let The Flooring Group take a close look at the linoleum flooring. Linoleum was invented in the 1860s. Nowadays it has become increasingly popular due to innovation in manufacturing and positive benefits of the material itself.
How is it produced?
Linoleum is the only resilient flooring type made of renewable raw materials. It is made without any artificial chemicals from resins, cork, linseed oil, and wood flour, limestone flour and pigments. The components are blended together and rolled onto a vegetable jute substrate under high heat and pressure.
How is linoleum different from vinyl?
Linoleum and vinyl are two very different types of flooring but are often confused. The reason may be because they have a few similar characteristics. A major and important difference is that linoleum is made from natural and renewable resources, while vinyl flooring is based on fossil and non-renewable resources.
Where can linoleum flooring be used?
From bedrooms to heavily used industrial floors, there are linoleum floorings suitable and available for every purpose. With its wide selection of colours and textures linoleum is particularly suitable for any room.
What are the advantages?
It is robust, resilient, colourfast, anti-static, resistant to water, greases and oils, also antibacterial and offers a soft and comfortable warm walking surface.
Linoleum needs to be properly sealed to avoid water damage. Also this flooring can be more expensive compared to vinyl but it tends to last longer.
Can linoleum flooring be easily maintained?
Yes. It is sufficient only to regularly vacuum and occasionally wipe it.
The use of linoleum is very versatile. Customers can always recombine different colours or take it with them when moving to a different place.