Style Spotlight: Station Pine

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One of the latest additions to our laminate Restoration Collection® is Station Pine. This pattern is a multi-width wood visual in an 8” plank format with ten individual plank designs and comes in three on-trend colors: Gravel, Sand and Rust. Learn more below about Station Pine, an incredibly realistic wood look that will add instant style and charm to any room.

 

Pine Laminate Wood Flooring
Flooring Details: Station Pine, Color: Sand

Inspiration

Just as reclaimed barn wood has inspired many home interior designers, so have reclaimed railway ties. There’s something nostalgic about an old railway station that makes homeowners want to embody those same types of feelings in their homes. When I designed Station Pine, I wanted the weathered and worn splits, knots and cracks to pay homage to the architectural beauty and romance of railway stations past.

 

Different Colored Pine Laminate Wood Flooring
Station Pine Colors: GravelSand and Rust (pictured left to right)

 

Décor Styles

Due to its warm and eclectic feel, Station Pine floors look amazing in homes that have a Bohemian or Farmhouse style. Personally, I think Station Pine is a no-brainer in Farmhouse styled homes.

 

Color Palette Recommendations

When I think about color combinations for Station Pine, I am drawn back to the railway inspiration and steel trains. That’s why I would suggest pairing these floors with charcoal, gray, white and tan accents and furniture.


Styling Tips

 

When it comes to Farmhouse décor, don’t be afraid to mix accents from different home styles! In my trend board below, I stayed traditional with the light fixture, exposed beams and wood shelving—which create a perfect balance with Station Pine flooring. I used modern kitchen hardware, dishware and gray textured walls to add a contemporary spin on the traditional Farmhouse style. Remember, home decorating in 2019 is all about blending trends!

 

Pine Laminate Wood Flooring Trend Board
Flooring Swatch Shown is Station Pine, Color: Sand

Find Station Pine or other Restoration Collection® floors by visiting a local Mannington retailer today.

 

Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet

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As the leader in vinyl flooring, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about vinyl sheet flooring.

What is Vinyl Sheet?

Vinyl sheet comes in a single roll that are 6-12 feet wide. This limits the number of seams seen after install. It is completely impermeable to water and is similar to linoleum. Vinyl sheet can be made to look just like wood, stone, and slate, or take on its own unique patterns.

Ivory and Gold Vinyl Sheet Flooring
Flooring Details: Carrara Vinyl Sheet, Color:Ivory

Mannington offers two types of Vinyl Sheet:

  • Luxury Vinyl Sheet. Luxury vinyl sheet, also referred to as LVS, provides a broad range of natural designs, from realistic wood grains to elegant stones and rustic slates. Each pattern is enhanced with Mannington’s new, exclusive NatureForm® 4G technology for colors that are incredibly crisp and rich; and each is available in your choice of three performance levels: Platinum, Gold, and Silver and all are made in the U.S.
  • Resilient Flooring. Resilient flooring, also known as ‘vinyl’ or ‘felt-backed vinyl’, has been around for decades and is still one of the most popular types of flooring around.It’s made using a printing process known as ‘rotogravure’, which prints a pattern on the flooring substrate via an engraved cylinder. Mannington resilient flooring uses ultra-low VOC, water-based inks and we make all of our vinyl products right here in the U.S.

Benefits of Vinyl Sheet Floors

In addition to their affordability, vinyl sheet floors offer a variety of other benefits and features, including:

  • Realistic visuals. Vinyl sheet can be designed to look like other more expensive flooring options. From encaustic tile to marble, stone, wood and slate, your options for choices are virtually limitless.
Wood Vinyl Sheet Flooring
Flooring Details: Anchorage Vinyl Sheet, Color: Anchor
  • Easy to clean & maintain. As with any type of flooring, vinyl sheet requires the occasional cleaning but overall it’s very easy to clean & maintain.

 

  • Extremely durable. Vinyl sheet is often compared to linoleum flooring, but it is stronger and longer-lasting. It doesn’t scratch or stain easily, which makes it kid and pet-friendly.
  • Ample variety. If you’re looking for flooring that’s going to help your home stand out from the others in your neighborhood, vinyl sheet is your answer. Because vinyl sheet is available in a wide variety of realistic styles like unique designs, wood, stone, and slate, it’s easy to create a floor that’s uniquely yours.
  • Waterproof. Our vinyl sheet can be used anywhere, but they’re especially ideal for rooms like kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and mudrooms.
  • Not permanent and expertly laid out for you. Vinyl sheet is especially great for homeowners who like to change up their décor style frequently as it’s not permanent. Bonus: when our in-house styling team creates our vinyl sheet they expertly layout the design so there’s no guesswork during installation.
  • Blue and White Tile Vinyl Sheet Flooring
    Flooring Details: Morocco Vinyl Sheet, Color: Talcum
  • Budget friendly. Get the style you love for a lower price point than other flooring categories.
  • *Made in the USA. Mannington vinyl sheet floors are proudly made in the USA.
  • *FloorScore® Certified. All Mannington floors are independently tested and meet stringent indoor air quality standards and low VOCs.

*When looking for vinyl sheet floors, be sure to do your research especially around these topics. Mannington offers floors with these attributes, but not every flooring manufacturer does.

Cleaning Vinyl Sheet

Vinyl is one of the easiest floors to clean and maintain. Here’s how:  

  1. Wipe spills up immediately. Vinyl is a great flooring option for moisture-prone rooms, but it shouldn’t be in contact with moisture for that long. If something spills or puddles on your vinyl, wipe it up right away to prevent staining.
  2. Weekly cleanings are perfect. Use a dry duster or vacuum to remove any dust and loose debris from your vinyl surface. Then, using a wet mop and gentle cleaning solution designed for vinyl floors, remove any stuck-on debris. If you prefer to use a more natural cleaner, combine vinegar with water and use that instead. To fight tougher stains, like those caused by fruit juice, ketchup, or wine, a paste of baking soda and water will remove the appearance of those stains. For tougher stains caused by ink or crayons, use rubbing alcohol and a soft-bristle brush to gently lift the marks.
  3. Additional tips. Sweep your floor regularly. When mopping, only use polish or “mop and shine” products if you wish to make the floor shiny as vinyl sheet floors have a low gloss.

Other Care and Maintenance Tips:

There are few easy ways to protect your Vinyl Sheet flooring:

  • Use a doormat outside your home’s entrances
  • Close your curtains and blinds when sunlight can directly hit the floor
  • Support furniture with flooring protectors
  • Use runways to protect floors when moving furniture or heavy objects

Misconceptions About Vinyl Flooring

As one of the most affordable options on the flooring market, vinyl sometimes gets a bad reputation. Below, Mannington clears up some of the most common myths associated with vinyl floors:  

  • Vinyl is dated and/or ugly. Vinyl sheet floors aren’t like their 70’s ancestors! Today’s vinyl flooring comes in a wide variety of options. You can even find vinyl flooring that mimics the appearance of hardwood or tile.
  • Vinyl is flimsy and cheap. Like any other type of flooring, not all vinyl sheet is created equal. There are some bargain friendly brands that won’t stand the test of time, but all the vinyl that Mannington offers is extremely durable and resistant to stains, moisture, scratches, and general wear and tear.
  • Vinyl will eventually lose its design. Many homeowners think that vinyl sheet flooring comes with a risk of walk-off, which is the idea that after years of use, the design wears off the vinyl. Today’s vinyl is made with a protective top coat that helps keep the printed image of the design intact.
Filigree Vinyl Sheet Flooring
Flooring Details: Filigree Vinyl Sheet, Color:Iron

Installing Vinyl Sheet

Vinyl sheet installation methods simplify the process and let installers match the installation technique to the jobsite conditions. Jobsite conditions to consider are:

  • Temperature
  • Structure
  • Type of subfloor
  • Moisture levels
  • Existing floor coverings

Vinyl sheet can be installed using methods like permanent bond, releasable bond or loose lay. We recommend having vinyl sheet floors professionally installed but if you plan to install the flooring yourself, be sure to seek luxury vinyl sheet or resilient installation instructions from the flooring manufacturer.

Discover which luxury vinyl sheet or resilient floor is right for you and visit a local Mannington retailer today.

Mannington Makeovers: Angie Adamczyk from @houseonprairielane

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With a natural eye for design, Angie Adamczyk, creator of the lifestyle/interior design blog houseonprairielane.com and her husband Pete, an electrician by day, recently built a new home for their family of four. Pete is a man of many trades, and drew up the plans for the house, became the general contractor and did the majority of the work himself. After combining Pete’s skills with Angie’s knack for styling, they both knew their floors would be an important feature of their home. We had the chance to talk to Angie in-depth about the build, her style, and why she chose Mannington.

Mannington: How would you define your home style?

Angie Adamczyk: I think it’s a little bit of a Modern Farmhouse Style. I like pieces that are timeless and classic. While I did second guess the “white kitchen” style, I know it’s a design I will always love.

Modern Farmhouse Hardwood Flooring
Photo Credit: @houseonprairielane. Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment

M: Which Mannington floors do you currently have in your home and what made you choose them?

AA: We have the Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite in the color Sediment and LOVE it! We have two kids and a dog, so I knew that I did not want dark floors which tend to show everything. The color Sediment is perfect, as is the quality of the brand.

Hardwood Floors
Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment

M: Did you renovate your current home or was this a new build?

AA: Our home is new construction. It’s designed and built by my husband and me and was definitely a “true labor of love.”

Modern Farmhouse Entranceway Flooring
Photo Credit: @houseonprairielane. Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment

M: Walk us through your design process – what inspired your home design and how did you keep all your design ideas organized?

AA: Walking through model homes, watching HGTV, and browsing Pinterest were our top three inspirations. Ultimately, the design and layout were our own. My husband worked his magic to create exactly what we wanted in a home. I saved a lot of the design details on Pinterest boards, organized by each room.

Modern Farmhouse Hardwood Floors
Photo Credit: @houseonprairielane. Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment

M: What are the top three things people should look for when shopping for floors?

AA: Quality, durability, and color!

M: Would you recommend Mannington floors to your followers?

AA: Yes – absolutely!

M: What was your favorite part about designing your new home?

AA: I loved picking out all the finished details – things like flooring, hardware, and light fixtures. It can be overwhelming, but I definitely did my research and didn’t rush to make decisions.

Modern Farmhouse Decor
Photo Credit: @houseonprairielane. Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment

M: What’s your favorite room you designed in your new home?

AA: My kitchen! To say I spend a lot of time in this space is an understatement. I LOVE to cook, and as a stay at home mom, I am in the kitchen preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with several snacks throughout the day. I knew from the very beginning that I wanted white cabinets with honed marble countertops, and I absolutely love both details. Another favorite feature of mine is how we extended the kitchen cabinets to the ceiling. It was a last-minute decision, but one that I know I will never regret!

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Flooring
Photo Credit: @houseonprairielane. Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment
Modern Farmhouse Design
Photo Credit: @houseonprairielane. Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment

M: Any additional tips for people designing a home or remodeling?

AA: Do your research and budget for the things you can splurge on. We chose to spend more of our budget on flooring, cabinetry, and countertops, and we are so happy with the quality of all three.

M: What are your favorite design elements in the house?

AA: It’s really hard to pick just one. For the last two years, we’ve slowly been adding more furniture pieces and each one provides a different tone. I still really love our barstools from West Elm and our sofas from Pottery Barn.

Modern Farmhouse Living Room Flooring
Photo Credit: @houseonprairielane. Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Pacaya Mesquite, Color Sediment

 To see more of Angie’s design process, as well as her love for photography, cooking, and party planning, visit her blog House on Prairie Lane and follow her on Instagram @houseonprairielane.

Looking to incorporate hardwood floors into your home design? Find Mannington flooring at a store near you.

 

Style Spotlight: Triumph

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Hardwood floors are classic, versatile and radiate natural beauty. Triumph, one of our new 2019 floors, is no different. Triumph combines the character and charm of three individual species of wood while the staining, hand scraping, and finishing techniques bring visual harmony.


Rich Brown Hardwood Floors
Flooring Details: Triumph Hardwood, Color: Silver

Inspiration

Since hardwood floors are timeless, we wanted to create a unique design for the person who likes classic styles and is inspired by the beauty of wood in its most natural form. To achieve this, we blended three of today’s most popular hardwoods– oak, hickory, and maple – resulting in a truly special look for the home.

Décor Styles

Due to its versatility, Triumph floors typically complement every type of interior home décor style. My personal favorite home styles for Triumph are Bohemian/Global and Farmhouse.

Color Palette Recommendations

There are three colors offered in the Triumph family: Platinum, Silver and Gold. These colors capture the warmth, texture, and natural allure of Triumph’s seamless wood blends. If you’re looking for a color palette that allows the floors to stand out, go for terracotta and neutral tones. For those who prefer a pop of color, choose pinks, blues, and reds.


Hardwood Floors Color Palette
Flooring Details (left to right): Triumph Hardwood, PlatinumSilver, Gold

 

Styling Tips

Because Triumph works so well with Bohemian/Global styled homes, I suggest a Moroccan-inspired Kilim rug—the contrast of color against the wood will make your room effortlessly stylish. Add other neutral Bohemian décor like a peacock chair, pillows and other wicker elements to finish the look. Check out my trend board below for design inspiration!

Light Hardwood Flooring Trend Board
Flooring swatch shown: Triumph Hardwood, Color: Platinum

If you want your home to feel timeless and inviting, you can’t go wrong with Triumph. Find Triumph by visiting a local Mannington retailer today.

5 Reasons Why Hardwood Flooring Will Never Go Out of Style

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If you are building a home or are renovating an existing one, selecting the flooring for your various living spaces can be a complicated challenge. With so many floor types available and the pros and cons of each, the decision can be a bit overwhelming. The unique needs of your family and the area in which you live can play a key role in what you select. But one thing seems to be certain, those who select hardwood flooring don’t regret it. And additionally, hardwood flooring will never go out of style. 


Herringbone Hardwood Flooring
Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Carriage Oak Herringbone, Color: Stable

If you’re looking to replace your flooring in your home, hardwood flooring may be at the top of your list. Of all the flooring trends in recent years and historically, hardwood flooring has become a mainstay in homes all over the world. But what is it exactly about hardwood floors that make them so popular and in such high demand? 


  1. Hardwood flooring offers classical elegance. The Palace of Versailles, even though it was originally built as a hunting lodge by Louis XIII, is well-known as one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. Today’s intricately patterned wood floors get their name from Versailles which has boasted exquisitely detailed hardwood floors for centuries.

  2. Hardwood floors are easy to clean. Regular cleaning by sweeping or dusting with a micro-fiber brush and occasional mopping with a misting hardwood cleaner can help keep your wood floors in condition for years to come.

  3. Hardwood flooring is long-lasting. When choosing to install hardwood flooring, homeowners will benefit because the flooring will remain in style, but also because wood flooring naturally lasts longer, especially when it is well cared for. In fact, the life span of a wood floor can exceed 100 years. Further, a screen and recoat process can refresh the coating and restore the luster of the floor.

  4. Hardwood flooring continues to improve with technology and new finishes. New technology has created engineered hardwood which layers multiple pieces of wood together. This approach makes the hardwood even more durable and helps increase moisture resistance.


  5. Hardwood floor is high in value. While hardwood flooring can cost more than many other types of flooring at the time of installation, it also holds in value and can increase the value of your home. Many older homes still have their original hardwood as it is designed and installed to last for decades. Not only that, but many homeowners like the historical feeling of hardwood floors.


What are the most popular types of hardwood floors?


If you have decided that wood flooring is the choice for you, the next step is to decide on what kind of wood to use. This decision is best considered by taking into account the overall style of your home and the preferred décor. While any wood flooring is popular and will add value to your home, there are certain types of wood that are more popular than others.

 

Oak is the most common type of wood flooring in the United States. Homeowners like oak for its low cost and overall versatility. Further, oak is very resistant to dents and deep gouges and is an excellent choice for homeowners who do not wish to use an area rug. Further, oak can be stained a wide variety of colors and in most cases will have an obvious grain pattern. If oak is not for you, other popular choices include hickory, maple, ash, pine, cherry, Brazilian cherry, walnut, and birch.  


Silver Hardwood Flooring
Flooring Details: Mannington Hardwood Norwegian Oak, Color: Glacier

No matter what wood flooring you select, chances are you will love the end result. Provided that you take good care of your floors with regular dusting, sweeping, and light mopping, you can be assured that your hardwood flooring will last through the years and help you to build history in your home.


This post was written by House Tipster, a designing website for homeowners, interior designers, home builders, architects and home service pros. 

Mannington Makeovers: A Home Tour with Coua Xiong from Cozy Family Home

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Coua Xiong 

Coua Xiong, a personal coach and founder of cozyfamilyhome.com, doesn’t have a definition for her home décor style. After building a new brand from the ground up, having her fourth baby and selling her family home she decided there were specific words she wanted to inspire the décor in her home. Cozy. Family. Rustic. Simple. Clean. Bright.

Coua realized her former home had so many quirks and things that didn’t make sense for her family, so she wanted to ensure her new home was full of functionality and joy. “We knew every nook and cranny in the new build needed to have a reason behind why it was being added, how it would be used, and what kind of feeling the space would invoke,” she says.

Modern Farmhouse with Laminate Wood Floors
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak, Color: Steam

Coua chose to not only install Mannington floors in her entire home, but selected three different types! Throughout her house she has ADURA®Max vinyl plank, Restoration Collection® laminate and vinyl sheet (details below). Continue reading to find out why Coua chose these floors and how she incorporated them into her home design.

Mannington Flooring Options
Clockwise from top left: Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak, Color Steam, Vinyl Sheet Oceana, Color: Sand DollarVinyl Sheet Deco, Color: Wrought Iron, and ADURA®Max Cape May, Color: Seagull

Coua found one of the most important tasks of her home remodel was picking out the right flooring. She didn’t want hardwood floors and decided on laminate for the main areas in her home – an open concept kitchen, dinette, and great room. “I chose Mannington’s Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak in the color Steam because the color variation is beautiful,” she says. “I love the mix of gray, brown, and beige. Plus, it is a super durable product, easy to clean, and you can’t beat the price!”

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Laminate Wood Floors
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak, Color: Steam
Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Laminate Wood Flooring
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak, Color: Steam
Modern Farmhouse Living Room with Laminate Wood Flooring
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak, Color: Steam

Because of its durability and easy maintenance, Coua extended the laminate into her pantry, mudroom and kids’ hallway.

Mudroom with Laminate Fake Wood Floors
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak, Color: Steam

For the smaller rooms (laundry and powder bathrooms), she chose vinyl sheet patterns Oceana, Color: Sand Dollar and Deco, Color: Wrought Iron. “Smaller rooms and printed flooring are the perfect match,” she says.

 Powder Room Patterned Vinyl Sheet Floors

Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Vinyl Sheet Oceana, Color: Sand Dollar
Powder Room Patterned Vinyl Sheet Flooring
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Vinyl Sheet Deco, Color: Wrought Iron

In the master bathroom, she decided to go with ADURA®Max Cape May, Color: Seagull. “I loved that there were a variety of choices for these products” she says.

 Fake Weathered Wood Floors
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: ADURA®Max Cape May, Color: Seagull<!–
 Fake Weathered Wood Floors
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: ADURA®Max Cape May, Color: Seagull<!–

When people are looking for flooring, Coua recommends three key things: function, quality and color. “Functionality is key and advises you to ask yourself these questions: Does this flooring make sense here? What am I using this room for? Is this a high traffic area? What is the wear and tear? How do I clean this floor?”

She also states that the quality of the flooring is of utmost importance. “Read ALL the reviews and ask questions,” she advises. “Definitely do your homework before making a selection. I would 100% recommend Mannington floors to anyone who is in the new market for new flooring.”

As for picking out a color, that’s a personal choice. For example, Coua knew she needed a mid-tone color floor since her home is located out in the country and with country living comes dirt. Mid-tone colors are good for disguising anything that tracks in.   

Modern Farmhouse with Fake Hardwood Flooring
Photo Credit: @cozyfamilyhome. Flooring Details: Restoration Collection® Blacksmith Oak, Color: Steam

At the end of the day, Coua says “Design for you and your family and above all, do what makes you happy!”

Want to connect with Coua? Follow her on Instagram
@cozyfamilyhome and visit her website cozyfamilyhome.com.

Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Plank Flooring

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As the leader in vinyl plank flooring, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about vinyl plank floors. Learn about benefits, common misconceptions, installation, cleaning and more.

Vinyl Plank Flooring Options

Vinyl planks allow you to achieve the look of hardwood or tile at a fraction of the cost. They are all waterproof, easy to clean and maintain, scratch resistant and more. Learn more about the most popular types of vinyl plank floors:

Expanded Polymer Core (WPC): Manufactured with a rigid expanded PVC core instead of a solid PVC backing, WPCs have tiny air pockets in the core that create great sound properties in a space. This expanded core is joined with a traditional thin LVT Cap to create it’s visual and usually has an attached pad on the back to create softness under foot. Most WPC products have a locking system and are installed as a floating floor requiring no glue.

Solid Polymer Core (SPC): This type of flooring includes a solid PVC core with a thin traditional LVT cap to create the visual. This solid un-plasticized core is incredibly stiff and tough with great indentation and temperature stability properties. This product is also generally a floating floor and can be installed without any glue.

Traditional Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT): Traditional LVT floor is composed of multiple layers of flexible PVC making it much less stiff then the rigid core products. It is composed of a scratch resistant wearlayer, a decorative/image layer and a durable flexible backing layer and is known to be stable and reliable. Most Traditional LVT requires adhesive and is glued to the floor in an installation.

Fake Wood Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring
Flooring Details: ADURA®MaxAPEX Rivermill, Color: Ember

Available at Mannington

Mannington has a family of four vinyl plank options called ADURA®. Any ADURA® vinyl plank floor you choose offers the same incredible detail, stunning style and high-performance features below. Simply choose the ADURA® floor that best matches your lifestyle – learn more below:




ADURA®MaxAPEX – this WPC floor is perfect for making a statement in any room including kitchens, bathrooms, foyers, living areas, dining spaces.

ADURA®Max – a WPC floor that’s ideal for sound dampening, giving you peace and quiet in homes with multiple stories or those with media rooms, music rooms and kids play spaces.

ADURA®Rigid – a strong and durable SPC floor with superior indentation resistance ideal for home gyms, kids’ rooms and kitchens. It’s also stable in wide temperature changes and can be used in three season porches and cabins that may not be temperature controlled.


ADURA®Flexa stable and reliable traditional LVT glue-down floor that can be installed in long runs without transition strips, ideal for homes with open floor plans and with seniors or those with special needs. Tile can be installed with or without grout.

Benefits of Vinyl Plank

  • Waterproof. Waterproof vinyl planks can be used anywhere, but have added benefits in areas that might be more likely to have spills and leaks like kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. 
  • Easy to Clean & Maintain. As with any type of flooring, vinyl plank requires the occasional cleaning. This is especially true if it’s used in a high traffic area – but luckily they’re are easy to clean and maintain.
  • Scratch and Indentation Resistant. Vinyl plank flooring is made to be lived on. It doesn’t scratch, indent or stain easily, which makes it kid and pet-friendly. Vinyl planks durable qualities allow you to install it virtually anywhere in your home.
  • Realistic Visuals. From wood to marblestonedecorative tileparquetshiplap and concrete, your options for flooring choices are virtually limitless.
  • Ample Variety. Not only will you be able to easily find a floor you love that fits in your desired home décor style, you may have trouble choosing just one favorite!

Vinyl Plank Flooring 

Cleaning Vinyl Planks

To keep your vinyl planks looking new, use a broom, vacuum or microfiber sweeper for a quick clean up. For deeper cleans, a damp mop and mild cleaner get the job done. As a bonus, there’s no waxing required! Plus, vinyl plank flooring has a protective wearlayer on it that allows it to maintain it’s luster for years to come.

Installing Vinyl Planks

Vinyl plank installation is much easier to install than hardwood and other types of flooring and can be completed by the homeowner or a professional installer. If you choose to install yourself, be sure to carefully follow installation instructions from the manufacturer.  

Bonus: Mannington’s ADURA®MaxAPEX, ADURA®Max and ADURA®Rigid can be installed over existing hard surface floors, including those with grout lines (like ceramic tile). Watch the demo below!

Misconceptions About Vinyl Plank Flooring 

Below, Mannington clears up some of the most common myths associated with vinyl floors:  

    • It’s outdated or unattractive. Vinyl floors have come a long way since the 70s! Today’s vinyl plank flooring is available in a wide variety of options including ones that mimic the appearance of hardwood or tile.  
    • It’s flimsy and cheap. Like any other type of flooring, not all vinyl planks are created equal. There are some bargain friendly brands that won’t stand the test of time, but all of the vinyl plank that Mannington offers is waterproof, extremely durable and resistant to stains, scratches and general wear and tear.
    • It will eventually lose its design and luster. Many homeowners think that vinyl plank flooring comes with a risk of walk-off, which is the idea that after years of use, the design wears off the vinyl. Today’s vinyl planks are made with a protective wear layers and a topcoat that helps keep the floor beautiful for a lifetime.

Need help deciding which ADURA® vinyl plank option is right for you? Learn which ADURA® floor fits your lifestyle best or find ADURA® by visiting a local Mannington retailer today. 


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Why Choose Mannington

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When you first decide to update your flooring, there are many things to take into consideration. Aside from having floors that are durable and visually appealing, Mannington offers other attributes that can help make the decision easy for you. When you choose Mannington, you’re opting to buy from a family-owned company that cares deeply not only about our products, but about the environment, community, company values and more. Discover why you should choose Mannington below.

We’ve been around for over 100 years.

Mannington Mills was founded, and is still headquartered, in Salem, New Jersey in 1915. Times may have changed, but Mannington and its associates still live by this mission statement: to be the best people to do business with in the flooring industry. As Chairman of the Board Keith Campbell says, “What makes us unique is we have a set of company values that have been around for generations: care, do the right thing, work hard/play hard, and control our own destiny. We live those values every day. It’s the secret to our longevity and success.”

We’re family owned.

Started by John Boston Campbell, Mannington is in its fifth generation of family ownership. This is a rare achievement for any business, as only one percent of family-owned businesses survive to the fifth generation. John started the company to stay close to his two sons, so Mannington was (and remains!) a true family business. In 2016, Mannington was honored as the “New Jersey Family Business of the Year ” by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

We’re environmentally responsible.

We believe in doing the right thing for our customers, our neighbors, and our products, as well as the environment we share. At Mannington, sustainability comes down to the decisions we make every day and how those decisions flow outward to the world around us. There are many initiatives we undertake to ensure that we are sustainable:

• Since the 1980’s, we’ve been using a more natural option than pesticides by installing and managing gourds for Purple Martins, birds that migrate from Brazil to the United States for the summer months and eat massive amounts of insects.
• We operate & utilize over 3,900 solar panels (3.3 acres!) on seven rooftops of various buildings across our New Jersey facility, and have one of the largest solar arrays in the flooring industry.
• As part of an effort to show how an industrial enterprise can co-exist with the agricultural and farming community and positively contribute to both, in 2009 our New Jersey site began to house honeybees and is now home to as many as 5 honeybee colonies. This effort followed with similar honeybee colony at our Florida manufacturing facility.
• We have several manufacturing locations that are ISO 14001 registered. This is an environmental standard that provides a system for continual improvement in environmental performance.

We work with our community.

As a fifth generation, family-owned business, we feel a responsibility to help those around us and to make our communities safe and help them thrive. Below are a few ways Mannington helps our community:

• Our associates are actively involved in large national charities like United Way, Meals on Wheels, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and American Red Cross, as well as local programs.
• To demonstrate our gratitude for the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans and their families, we have an ongoing partnership with both the Gary Sinise RISE Foundation and Operation FINALLY HOME, organizations that provide custom-built, specially adapted mortgage-free homes to wounded veterans.
• Since 2003, we’ve hosted an annual “Art is Cool” program which recognizes the talent of students from local high schools.
• In 1988, Mannington’s Johnny Campbell and a group of civic-minded residents launched “Stand Up for Salem”, a volunteer based non-profit organization which focuses on inner city revitalization through grass root neighborhood projects.
• Through our partnership with Habitat for Humanity, we regularly donate flooring that has been used in our trade show booths and for new product photo shoots that otherwise may have been discarded and ended up in a landfill.
• Each year we award the Stand On A Better World Scholarship to two graduating seniors from Salem County, NJ high schools.
• We support innovation in education and support Atlanta’s innovative Ron Clark Academy, a middle school that has received worldwide recognition for its success through unconventional teaching methods. Our donation will help with ongoing capital funding needs, including the construction of a new building on its current campus.

There are plenty of factors that go into choosing your flooring, but when you choose Mannington, you can feel good knowing you selected a company that cares deeply about the environment, local communities, education and more.

Mannington Makeovers: Interview with Jennifer from @lilredranch

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Jennifer Toth is a mom, US Navy Vet wife, Ortho M.A., Wedding Officiant, Mannington super fan (every room in her home has Mannington flooring!) and the creator of @lilredranch, an Instagram account which documents her new home build experience. We talked to Jennifer about her home’s style, why she chose Mannington, and what recommendations she would make for someone getting ready to give their home a remodel.

Farmhouse Vinyl Plank Flooring

Throughout her home Jennifer installed the following Mannington Floors: ADURA®Max Aspen, color: Alpine, Luxury Vinyl Sheet: Filigree, Colors: Pewter and Iron and Penny Lane, Color: Quartzite With Granite (clockwise in photo below).

Vinyl Plank Flooring
Clockwise from top left:
 ADURA®Max Aspen, Color: Alpine, Luxury Vinyl Sheet: Filigree, Colors: Pewter and Iron ,
 Penny Lane, Color: Quartzite With Granite.
  1. How would you define your home style?

    Our home style is Rustic farmhouse with a few modern elements.

  2. What decor elements did you use to make your style come to life?

    We incorporated Rustic barn beams over our fireplace and a barn beam post at the top of our staircase/entryway. Shiplap was a must not only over our fireplace but also in our stairwell and our drop zone coming into the garage. We also added a huge barn door, created by our carpenter, in our master bedroom that leads into our master bathroom.

    Open, wormy chestnut shelves flank our stove which has a shiplap range hood as well. We used more modern hardware for the cabinets throughout our home. Most of the rooms in our house have been painted Torque White by Sherwin-Williams. However, our island and range hood are more of a gray. Everything is bright and open. Our living room, dining room, and kitchen are within our open floor plan. It’s so nice to be able to have people over and all be in the same room at the same time.

    Farmhouse Kitchen 

    Farmhouse Style Vinyl Plank Flooring
    Flooring Details: ADURA®Max Aspen, color: Alpine
  3. Why did you choose Mannington’s ADURA®Max Vinyl Plank and Luxury Vinyl Sheet floors?

    We chose Mannington ADURA®Max Vinyl flooring primarily due to having two 100lb Chocolate Labradoodles! When we researched the different products that we could use for flooring, we found that this Mannington product stood up better than any other on the market. Not only for the high traffic but also spills, etc. It is so easy to maintain and looks beautiful in every room of our home. The different styles and color options were incredible! When people see the luxury vinyl sheet flooring in our master bath, they think that it is actually tile until we tell them that it is vinyl. We honestly feel that the flooring within our home was one of the most important elements in creating the character that we wanted to reflect.

    Filigree Vinyl Sheet Flooring
    Flooring Details: Luxury Vinyl Sheet: Filigree, Color: Iron
    Pet Friendly Vinyl Sheet Flooring
    Flooring Details: Luxury Vinyl Sheet: Filigree, Color: Iron
  4. Why did you choose those particular colors and patterns?

    The colors and patterns that we chose are a direct reflection of the farmhouse vibe that we wanted to portray. The ADURA®Max Aspen Alpine flooring has the exact colors and tones that we needed to accentuate our beautiful fireplace. The stones that are within our fireplace are from my great grandmother’s property in Connecticut.

    Wood Vinyl Plank Flooring
    Flooring Details: ADURA®Max Aspen, color: Alpine
    Vinyl Sheet Flooring For Bathrooms
    Flooring Details: Luxury Vinyl Sheet: Filigree, Color: Iron
  5. How are the floors holding up?

    We moved into our home the beginning of January, and as you know in Ohio, we have some pretty harsh winters. Our flooring looks just as it did when it was put in. You would never know that four people and two huge dogs live in our home. It is so comfortable to walk on, and I find myself going barefoot most of the time. It’s so cushy!

  6. How did you choose which flooring type went into each room?

    Our wonderful builders at pH Design and Construction brought multiple samples to our new build. We were able to make our choices conveniently right here at the house.

    Vinyl Sheet Flooring
    Flooring Details: Penny Lane, Color: Quartzite With Granite and ADURA®Max Aspen, Color: Alpine
    Vinyl Sheet Flooring Filigree
    Flooring Details: Luxury Vinyl Sheet: Filigree, Color: Pewter
  7. You have pets. Did they factor into the types of floors you bought?

    Absolutely! Again, this was the key factor in choosing Mannington flooring! We wanted to make sure that the flooring we put in was going to last a lifetime. And by the looks of it, it will probably last well past that.

    Pet Friendly Vinyl Plank Flooring
    Flooring Details: ADURA®Max Aspen, color: Alpine
  8. Would you recommend these floors to your followers?

    We would absolutely recommend Mannington flooring to all of our followers, friends, and family. When my family was in from Connecticut recently, they just couldn’t believe that we did not have hardwood floors within our home. Tricks on them. Not only do they look like wood floors, but they feel even better underneath your feet. We had Pergo flooring in a previous home, and within a month, it had chipped.

    Bathroom Vinyl Plank Flooring
    Flooring Details: ADURA®Max Aspen, color: Alpine
  9. What are the top three things people should look for when shopping for floors?
    • Durability
    • Color choices and patterns
    • Comfort
  10. Any additional tips for people designing a home or remodeling?

Do your research! Going with the most expensive product is definitely the wrong choice. Mannington flooring is not only beautiful and durable but also extremely cost-effective! The choices that Mannington floors provide reflect every home style possible. Whether it’s Farmhouse, Coastal, or Modern, Mannington has it all!

To see more of Jennifer’s Mannington floors and home on Instagram,  follow @lilredranch. Looking to incorporate ADURA®Max or luxury vinyl sheet into your home design? Find Mannington flooring at a store near you.

Style Spotlight: ADURA® Vienna

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At Mannington, we want your floors to make a statement and Vienna, one of our new ADURA® vinyl plank floors, is sure to be a conversation starter. Capturing all the realism and authentic elegance found in honed marble and offered in both an 18” x 18” and a 12” x 24” tile format, Vienna combines subtle color variation with a soft textural surface. This contemporary floor is the perfect solution for both spacious entryways and bathrooms, but it’s versatility allows it to work in any room throughout the home providing the look of luxury.

Inspiration

With today’s trends all centering around marble, we wanted to create a transitional flooring pattern that could accommodate all types of decors that are found in today’s home. The smooth lines and streamlined visual of Vienna can easily compliment today’s trendy styles such as art deco and glam/luxe.

 

Décor Styles

ADURA® Vienna is genuinely suitable for any home. But, for those who favor Glam/Luxe, Coastal, Industrial, Modern, and Traditional décor styles, Vienna flooring is the perfect complement. My favorite home interior style to pair with Vienna is Glam/Luxe.

 

Color Palette Recommendations

Vienna comes in three colors: Mineral, Quartz and Alabaster. This highly styled floor is the perfect backdrop. Create a complete look by combining a mix of tinted neutrals and metals, as well as dusty color tones like purple and millennial pink.

Vinyl Plank Flooring Trend Board
ADURA® Vienna, Colors: MineralQuartzAlabaster (shown left to right) 

 

Styling Tips

It’s easy to create a sense of glam and luxury in any home when you pair Vienna flooring with the right décor. Use metal, bronze, gold or brass accents with smoky purple and millennial pink décor for a striking combination. Incorporate smoky mirrors and mirrored furniture for a chic look and a fur throw or pillow for added texture. Use my style board below for inspiration!

If you want your home to feel sophisticated and stylish, ADURA® Vienna is the right flooring choice for you.  Find Vienna by visiting a local Mannington retailer today.