What is the difference between solid hardwood and engineered hardwood?
Solid hardwood flooring is made from one single piece of wood and is typically milled to 3/4” thick. Solid hardwood flooring comes in and is installed in single boards and is best suited for areas where it won’t encounter much… Read more →Read More
What are the main benefits of hardwood flooring?
There are many benefits of using hardwood flooring in your commercial space, but most people choose hardwood because it: Adds a level of sophistication and beauty Is durable and timeless Adds value to your building/project Is a cost-effective solution and… Read more →Read More
What is LVT?
Luxury vinyl tile, or LVT, is a hard surface flooring material more resilient than other hard surface options available in the commercial flooring industry today. Luxury vinyl is comprised of a resilient vinyl backing, a color or photographic film layer,… Read more →Read More
Where can I get samples?
Parterre luxury vinyl samples can be ordered: From our website By contacting your Parterre Sales Representatives: Find Your Rep By contacting our Customer Service Team at 888.338.1029Read More
What types of projects is LVT good for?
Parterre luxury vinyl is ideal for interior, commercial applications on both the floor and wall for the following industries: Corporate or office spaces, as well as common areas and break rooms Retail spaces such as supermarkets, department stores, chain stores,… Read more →Read More
What luxury vinyl products are available?
There are multiple options available for luxury vinyl flooring, especially when it comes to installation types. The primary ones used for commercial spaces are: Dryback: Also referred to as glue down, this is the most common and frequently used LVT… Read more →Read More
Can luxury vinyl be installed on walls or other surfaces?
Yes, a selection of Parterre luxury vinyl products can be installed on wall applications, as well as staircases, bar facades and as backsplashes above counters. This is a great feature of LVT as it has cross-purpose, customizable flexibility for use… Read more →Read More
What is the best LVT product for high traffic areas?
Products that are at least 3mm thick and have a 20 mil wear layer are ideal for high traffic areas. Selecting darker colors and more elaborate patterns can also help to disguise any potential dirt or debris from the day-to-day… Read more →Read More
What wear layer thickness do I need?
The industry standard thickness varies depending on where LVT is being used. For commercial use with heavy traffic, 20 mil is recommended and for light commercial traffic or residential applications, 6-12 mil is recommended.Read More
What product thickness do I need?
For heavy traffic areas, a thicker floor with a higher wear-layer is recommended, such as our 3mm luxury vinyl tile and plank or 5mm loose lay luxury vinyl. A vinyl floor with a higher overall thickness provides greater durability and… Read more →Read More
Can I customize a current flooring design to fit my installation?
Yes. Our manufacturing method allows us to make variations to our products. Choose among different patterns, colors, textures, shapes, thicknesses, and embossings to create an ideal design. Minimum order quantity may apply. For more information, contact us or consult your… Read more →Read More
How is Parterre LVT sustainable?
At Parterre, we are committed to more than just a beautiful surface. Striving to continuously improve the overall performance of commercial environments, we understand the importance of crafting flooring and surface designs that deliver on style, quality and function —… Read more →Read More