With the new developments in manufacturing of vinyl flooring over the past couple of decades we see now the beauty that can be seen on your floor when picking a vinyl floor for your home. Vinyl wood planks have taken over the market in the flooring industry in recent years. Vinyl is a wonderful option for one it holds up very well to heavy foot traffic and wear. You will find vinyl in many business settings as well for this reason alone. Vinyl is also very good with being water proof/water resistant. Vinyl itself is water proof and will not change shape. A majority of vinyl on the market has cores that are 100% water proof or at least highly water resistant. Many vinyl flooring options will have embossing and registering on the wear layer of the vinyl giving it the grain of real wood making it hard to determine if it real or not. Another advantage to vinyl is the ease of installation. Most vinyl can be installed over existing floor covering with minimal floor prep. The clean factor alone drives people to purchase vinyl for there flooring choice in their home. With these options listed vinyl is indeed one of the most versatile options for floor covering in your home.