What’s the difference between flexible vinyl and Alpha Vinyl?

At Quick-Step, we offer Alpha Vinyl as well as flexible vinyl flooring. Here are the most important differences:


Flexible vinyl Alpha vinyl
Surface preparation Surface must be make perfectly flat No preparation needed
Transition profiles Not necessary Needed when exceeding a certain surface length or width
Installation Floating and glued-down Floating only

Whether you prefer a rigid or a flexible vinyl floor, you’re bound to find a Quick-Step design that suits your taste and circumstances.


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