HYBRID FLOORING BUYING GUIDE
Is hybrid waterproof?
Yes, hybrid flooring is water-proof due to the materials they are made from. Please consult your specific product information for more details.
Do I need an underlayment for hybrid flooring?
We recommend using an underlayment for installation over concrete flooring, but please be aware that most of our products have an attached pad, thus not requiring an underlayment.Click here to view our selection of underlayments. Please consult the installation instructions and warranty information for more details.
Can hybrid be installed over existing flooring?
Concrete: Yes, hybrid can be installed over concrete as long as the subfloor has been prepped and leveled. Please refer to the installation instructions and warranty information for more details.
Ceramic: Yes, the floor must be well attached and the grout must be leveled prior to installation. Please consult your installation instructions and warranty for more details.
Plywood: Yes, the plywood must be structurally sound and installed according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
Where can I install hybrid flooring?
Hybrid is an ideal choice for almost any room and all levels of the home. The durability of the flooring is perfect for high-traffic areas such as kitchens, family rooms, and entryways.
How durable are hybrid floors?
The core of hybrid is Stone and Plastic composite. Hybrid floors offer durability and protection in a variety of styles and colors.
Can hybrid be installed over radiant heat systems?
Yes, hybrid floors can be installed over radiant heat systems as long as proper precautions are taken and installation instructions are followed.
Does hybrid need to be acclimated?
Does hybrid look realistic to real hardwood?
Yes, hybrid is a rigid core luxury vinyl that looks and feels like authentic hardwood or tile and is available in a textured finish. When installing, we recommend mixing planks from several boxes to achieve a natural blended look.
Can hybrid be glued down?
Does Hybrid have a residential or commercial warranty?
Yes. Hybrid has a lifetime residential warranty and a 15-year commercial warranty. See warranty for full details.
How do I clean hybrid flooring?
Use cleaners recommended and approved for use on hybrid floors by the manufacturer, do not use abrasive cleaners, bleach or wax to maintain the floor as this might permanently damage the floor.