The Challenge: With pets in over 60% of U.S. homes, floors face the test of scratches, sheddings, and the occasional accident. However, the right flooring can resist these challenges while maintaining beauty.
The Solution: Opting for Scratch-Resistant Flooring
Adura®Apex Luxury Vinyl River Mill | Millstone
Discover the ageless charm and genuine allure of weathered Hickory through Mannington’s River Mill collection. This striking 7″ x 48″ hand-crafted Hickory plank design embodies the vintage essence of an old mill, highlighting its natural features with pronounced glazed edges, unique saw marks, and aged knot holes. Offered in deep shades, River Mill seamlessly blends with diverse home decors, ranging from rustic to eclectic.
Margate Oak | ADURA®MAX LUXURY VINYL
Wood that’s been repurposed, particularly from ages past, radiates an unmatched charm and showcases a craftsmanship reminiscent of bygone eras. Margate Oak encapsulates these historical elements, making every 6” x 48” white oak plank distinctively singular. With its wire-brushed and cerused finish, Margate Oak boasts a genuine hue that seamlessly blends with various home styles, be it Modern, Traditional, or Rustic.
- Vinyl Flooring: A leading choice for its scratch resistance. Perfect for homes with pets, it withstands moisture and dents and is effortless to clean. It also reduces the noise of pet nails!
- Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT): Tops the list for scratch resistance. Armstrong Flooring comes equipped with Diamond 10® Technology (a patented innovation that offers scratch & scruff resistance on its flooring surface), it is 100% waterproof and offers a luxurious, real-wood appearance. Its textured surface also provides slip resistance for pets.
- Vinyl Sheet: Ideal for minimizing seams and maximizing scratch resistance. Mimics hardwood and stone styles effectively and resists scratches, scuffs, and stains for easy maintenance.
- Vinyl Tile: Combines ease of cleaning with resistance to pet mishaps. Stylish patterns and colors resemble natural stone and ceramic tile while offering robust scratch resistance.
- Rigid Core Flooring: Known for its superior scratch, dent, and stain resistance. 100% waterproof, it’s perfect for homes with pets prone to spills and messes. Offers high-end, durable designs.
- Engineered Tile: A great alternative for those seeking the elegance of natural stone or ceramic tile with added pet-friendliness. It provides warmth, reduces sound, and offers better slip resistance than traditional tile, all while being highly resistant to scratches.
When it comes to finding the best scratch-resistant flooring for homes with pets, there are several stylish and durable options. Whether it’s vinyl, rigid core, or engineered tile, these floors are designed to handle the challenges pets bring while adding to your home’s aesthetics.