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Flooring A new vinyl: a perfect balance

The new Quick-Step Livyn floors collection is taking the vinyl industry to a new level.
After many years of research, Quick-Step is introducing a collection that can hardly be distinguished from genuine wood.
The all-new Balance Click collection features designs with a variety of looks and a palette of fascinating hues, in shades ranging from light to dark and offering something for everyone. It combines the look and feel of natural wood in combination with the practical benefits of vinyl flooring: warm underfoot, water proof, durable and sound absorben.

Fast forward to the future: wood is here to stay!

With Livyn Balance Click, Quick-Step is peering into its crystal ball for a glimpse into the interior of the future, where a genuine wooden floor is no longer a must-have. True-to-life imitations of natural materials are rapidly conquering the flooring industry. Quick-Step heightens the realistic effect by ensuring that the characteristics and colour of the deeply milled grooves perfectly match the design of the plank. The Balance Click collection presents vinyl planks in a highly realistic wood design.

Quick-Step attaches great importance to ease of maintenance and make high demands of the quality of our floors. The type of design no longer needs to match the type of material and vinyl is considered an attractive and affordable alternative to wood, offering the same look and appeal, but with all the practical benefits of vinyl. In perfect balance! All the livyn floors have a consistent, matte gloss finish that does not look like plastic, giving it a highly realistic appeal.

Perfect imperfection

Imperfection and authentic craftsmanship are among today’s biggest trends: we want our interior to contain imperfections, but styled to whimsically evoke the past. Quick-Step is responding to this demand with the Artisan Planks Grey that capture the appeal of reclaimed wood. The cracks and big knots incorporated into the design lend the floor an authentic and robust appearance. If you are not a fan of the reclaimed wood look, but want a rustic look that is not as outspoken, the Cottage Oaks and Drift Oak Beige may be the perfect choice for you. The softer hues presented by these patterns will be sure to add a romantic note to your interior. Another design that lends your floor a subtle, romantic charm is Silk Oak Grey Brown.

Resistant luxury vinyl for your home

The all-new Livyn Balance Click collection features revolutionary Stainguard Technology – the most durable and most stain resistant surface ever applied to vinyl flooring. Stainguard boasts a multi-layered UV surface treatment, ensuring that most stains don’t have a chance. Even the toughest stains can be wiped away in an instant!

Stains: if you draw a line using a felt-tip marker on a conventional vinyl floor and leave it for five minutes it will be extremely difficult to remove, even with an acetone-based cleaning agent. Balance Click has a protective top coating that prevents stains and marks like no other.

•Shine: an innovative finish gives Balance Click a consistent, matte and natural-looking shine, across various production batches. This stands in shrill contrast to many of the other vinyl floors on the market that are unable to cast off their “plastic” look and battle with inconsistencies in shine between different batches.

•Scuff marks: rubber soles or chair and table legs can leave nasty black marks on a floor. These marks are particularly difficult to remove and can even damage your top coating. Thanks to Balance Click’s sealed top coating even the most persistent marks won’t stand a chance.

•Scratch-resistance: tiny “micro-scratches” can quickly make vinyl floors lose their lustre. Balance Click’s strong, durable top coating is an ideal alternative for areas subject to intensive use and retains its original glossy appearance even with the passage of time.

Scent: Quick-Step does not apply formaldehyde in the production of its vinyl. Even more so, the perfectly sealed surface keeps the emission of volatile organic substances to an absolute minimum, resulting in a scent-free product.

Safe for families – environmental friendly

Quick-Step does not apply formaldehyde in the production of Livyn Balance. Even more so, the perfectly sealed surface keeps the emission of volatile organic substances to an absolute minimum, resulting in scent-free flooring.

Breathe easier with Livyn Balance featuring only non-toxic plasticizers. With Balance, the toxic plasticizers traditionally used in vinyl flooring are assigned to history!

Quick-Step uses soy and bio based plasticizers so it is completely safe for you and your family and is also fully recyclable.

Breakthrough technologies have been combined to produce the world’s most stable, durable, easily installed and beautiful Vinyl plank ever produced, it will re-define ‘perfect Balance”.

Vinyl has become an increasingly popular flooring alternative in the past few decades, and that is not without reason. Vinyl flooring is exceptionally thin, which makes it easy to lay on top of an old, existing floor. An excellent heat conductor, vinyl is also perfectly suited to be laid over an underfloor heating or cooling system. Additionally, Quick-Step planks fitted with the Uniclic Multifit click system are much easier to lay than traditional vinyl on rolls and have an authentic look.