- While VCT has often been considered a value option, its cost to maintain quickly offsets any initial value. Allergy professionals also suggest avoiding VCT in schools due to the chemicals used in the maintenance process.
- Resilient offers many different looks that can create warm environments by mimicking natural finishes.
- Heat welded sheet vinyl will provide a seamless floor so there are no joints to collect dirt, as there are with VCT.
- Ceramic and Resilient can be water jet cut to create different patterns, designs and inlay logos or mascots.
- Bathrooms and cafeterias can be flash coved to provide a seamless transition from the floor to the wall, further reducing areas where dirt and germs can congregate.