Going green is now more than just a mere trend – it has become imperative. The philosophy of eco friendly flooring looks at eco-sustainability as well as quality flooring for homes and commercial properties. This has resulted in eco friendly flooring growing in popularity in Singapore.
From vinyl flooring, resilient flooring, and laminate flooring to wood flooring, there are several stylishly good-looking eco friendly flooring options in Singapore that will suit your taste. These flooring options are made of environmentally friendly materials that are beneficial to you, your home, and the planet. As most eco friendly flooring is produced with little to no toxic chemicals and manufactured from recycled or ecologically harvested sources, it leaves a smaller carbon footprint.
In this article, we look at the different types of sustainable flooring options in Singapore for your home, office, and commercial space.
With advanced technology, vinyl flooring has now become popular in residential and commercial spaces. Affordable, durable, and aesthetically pleasing, it has been rapidly making a name for itself in the flooring market. Be it kitchens, bathrooms, or restaurants, this 100% water-resistant flooring is an ideal flooring solution for spaces that tend to be exposed to moisture. There are many options when it comes to vinyl flooring – let us have a look at them.
Click vinyl flooring comes with an innovative click system technology that allows for easy installation and removal.
Eco resilient flooring is one of the top resilient flooring choices for housing and commercial properties in Singapore. Why? The benefits of ERF include slip and scratch-resistance and ease of maintenance in addition to being a sustainable flooring option.
Other benefits of ERF include its distinguishing factor from conventional vinyl – it is installed using the click approach. This means that seamless installation without showing any imperfections can take place directly above subfloors with no under-laying processes. Moreover, its click system makes it eco renewable as it can be renewed and reused. Relocating? Simply remove the planks or tiles and reinstall them. A damaged plank? Remove the single plank instead of the entire flooring and have it replaced easily.
ERF flooring is so versatile that it can be installed in a range of places such as those with high walk-in traffic like offices. It is also one of the recommended choices for homes. From home kitchens to even sanitary areas of your bathrooms, this eco renewable flooring can be installed almost anywhere.
EPRF has strong dimensional stability due to its distinguished NOX Ecotecture multilayer property from Korea. With one of the strongest click systems amongst Korean vinyl flooring options, this low VOC flooring is the ideal choice for those concerned with the safety and air quality of a premise.
Just like ERF, EPRF has a sleek appearance that mimics the look of hardwood floors. Sure to make a lasting impression, this impact-resistant flooring with antibacterial properties can be installed anywhere and is especially recommended for homes with children, elderly, pets, or those with sensitivities and allergies.
The Floor Gallery’s new collection of scratch-resistant and dimensionally stable vinyl flooring has excellent wear, stain, and scratch-resistance with its a rigid, high-density core and 0.5mm wear layer. The ETEC also comes with a 1.5mm foam underlay that makes it extremely comfortable to walk on. With a range of new designs like chestnut bronze, that its ingrained with grooves like that of real wood, and cool sandstone that has visuals comparable to that of concrete, this phthalate-free sustainable flooring is great for both residential and commercial premises.
Another eco friendly vinyl plank flooring is the NHERT. Engineered with a fast click Unilin locking system, you will not have to worry about your floors shifting or moving. It is also waterproof and withstands detergents, oils, and grease making them one of the best LVP floorings for bathrooms and kitchens.
Eco Protect Resilient Flooring Orchid + | Recommended Choice for Large Spaces
Amplified by an eco-friendly certification and its EPT shield, EPRF Orchid + is a resilient glue down vinyl flooring that prevents bacterial stagnation, making this a convenient option for large spaces. Available in several colours, this affordable and long-lasting sustainable flooring will spruce up any space.
Arguably one of the best-looking floor types available, wood flooring is an emblem of natural beauty that has both aesthetic appeal and durability. From a sturdy construction to its range of colours, wood flooring has a long list of benefits that will make for a practical accompaniment to any interior design. Ideal in areas like the living room, bedroom, and even dining room, rooms with wood floors never go out of style.
When thinking of a flooring option that radiates warmth, luxury, and natural beauty, solid wood comes to mind. There are currently more styles and types of natural and eco sustainable solid wood flooring than before. With a range of grains and stains to choose from, solid wood flooring will pair well with any interior design you are aiming to achieve. If you are aiming for a bedroom or living room with a posh aura, solid wood flooring is the floor choice for you.
Since the thick top layer of an engineered wood plank is made of rare hardwood, engineered wood will radiate the same luxurious feel of solid woods. Made of eco-renewable flooring materials, the benefits of engineered wood includes its variety of colours and finishes that simply overlays the existing flooring in your space. From floorTop to Savannah engineered collections, you will be able to create a beautiful interior with our eco friendly engineered wood flooring.
Looking for an alternative to wood flooring? Manufactured with a photographic top layer, laminate flooring has the look of real wood. Durable, high impact-resistant, easy to install, clean, and maintain, the benefits of laminate flooring are endless. Being resistant to stains and moisture makes it ideal for kitchens, adding class and a touch of design ingenuity to spaces where many choose practicality over aesthetics. Even at commercial places, our eco laminate flooring can withstand the high walk-in traffic.
If you are uncertain about which eco friendly material and design to opt for your home, office or commercial flooring works, reach out to our flooring specialists in Singapore who will be able advise you according to your design and practical needs.