Modeled Oak Impact Click Lock Vinyl by Shaw is a 7″ x 48″ vinyl plank with an overall thickness of 3.4 mm. It also has a 6 mil wear layer. So, what is a wear layer? The wear layer is the top surface that’s applied to the print film or photographic layer that helps your floor last longer. For example, if you rolled around your floor on a desk chair, the wear layer is what is protecting your floor from wearing down to the color. The wear layer adds an extra boost of durability and extends the life of your vinyl flooring. As you may have guessed the thicker the wear layer the tougher the flooring will be.
One of the main advantages of this Shaw floor is the resilient ArmourBead Finish wear layer that provides tremendous performance. It’s 5 times more durable than the average urethane based coating surfaces, making this suitable for residential homes or commercial areas.
Most chemical exposure in people occurs through the air we breathe in our homes, offices, schools, and other indoor environments. These chemicals are used to manufacture and maintain building materials. You can also find it on interior furnishing, cleaning products, and personal care products. Studies show that many of us spend as much as 90% of our time indoors. If you are breathing poor quality air, you could be facing a higher risk level for a variety of health problems. Studies by the EPA have found that VOCs are common in indoor environments. The levels may be up to a thousand times higher than outdoors. As a result, long-term exposure can lead to health issues.
Green Guard Certified means that a third party tested and measured the risk of airborne chemicals. This chemical is referred to as Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Products bearing the Green Guard Certification meet the stringent indoor air quality emissions criteria. So, what does that mean to you? It means that your family can breathe easier. Therefore, you should keep Green Guard Certification in mind when shopping for floors.
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