The linoleum flooring or the lino flooring was first manufactured in the year 1863 following its invention, but it was only a boom up to late 1950’s, but before theses years it was the most popular and best available flooring options which were also aesthetic in look and rich people used to have this lino flooring options to show their class and richness. But then the problem started arising that the linoleum was very brittle and certain cracks started appearing in the lino flooring. Apart from cracks the other problem was the formation of curls in the floor.
These two problems led to the degradation of the demand of the material and it was then known as a material with very low quality. But now in present scenario of time, lino flooring is considered important again as the present lino is better than the earlier lino and also it is less brittle and also there are very lesser chances of cracks and curls in today’s lino flooring.
In this present time, this lino flooring is very efficient and highly durable as the process of manufactured has been changed and also the positive benefits of this material are more than the negative points. Some of the characteristics of this lino flooring are –
Lifecycle or durability –
Scratches and dents have to face a big resistance from this flooring and also the durability is also increased with the change in the manufacturing process of the older times. And also with proper maintenance, the curls effects can be reduced as the use of these lino floors with installation of really water tight effect reduces the curling effect and makes the life of this lino flooring more durable.
Moisture or water content –
The linoleum floor also possesses the property of being porous and it contains small pores which can allow the passage of the water through them and that can deteriorate the quality of the floor. To prevent this problem, one should make the sealing of these flooring options more accurately and precisely.
Level of comfort –
These lino floorings are really soft and couldn’t cause any pain and discomfort to the one who stands on it for a long period of time. There is problem in which the floor becomes cold in cold temperature that can make it more brittle, but this problem is also solved by the lino flooring as these floors remains warm and comfy even in very low temperatures.
Styles of lino flooring –
There are many shades and colors in which these lino floors are available in the market and there are many styles also in which one can get and install these amazing and aesthetic looking lino floorings.