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kitchen flooring question--does anybody have experience with Vinacork?

MsMaryMc | Oct 7, 201310:35 AM

We've had a not-so-small plumbing oops, and as a result we're replacing our kitchen floor. It has vinyl flooring right now. I'd like to get something that's resilient and easier on my legs and back when I stand on it for long periods. Our other priority is that it has to be durable and low-maintenance. We will be having it professionally installed, so idiot-proof installation isn't a big issue.

Wood (or wood-lookalikes) aren't an option because the adjoining rooms have hardwood floors and it would be too hard to match them. I've looked at cork but that sounds a little high-maintenance and prone to discoloring and damage (I am a very sloppy cook!)

I found a product called Vinacork that is layered vinyl, cork, high-density fiberboard, and more cork. The sales pitch sounds great, but I haven't found any reviews by legit consumer organizations or end-users. So, has anybody used this stuff? What did you think? Any other suggestions?

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