Vinyl wood plank floors are commonly referred to as (LVT - Commercial grade vinyl that looks like wood) which stands for Luxury Vinyl Tile. Although when most people think of vinyl wood planks they don't consider it to be tile but that is what the industry has labeled it. Luxury vinyl planks almost always come in a wood grain pattern but a few manufacturer's have created other natural looking designs to emulate granite and stone.
Material Pricing & Installation Cost
The average cost of commercial vinyl plank flooring ranges from $2.50-$4.50 per square foot. This price depends a lot on the brand and the level of grade. Installation costs about $1-$2 per sq. ft. depending on the condition of the existing floor. There are a few commercial vinyl planks that require no adhesive but most commercial grade vinyl planks will require a special glue or epoxy adhesive.
Vinyl Wood Planks (Sizes)
Vinyl wood plank flooring comes in 4-8 inch widths and 36-48 inches in length. Some brands create varying lengths which creates a unique random look. That means that some pieces could be 36" inches long and another piece in the same carton could be 48" inches long. Commercial vinyl flooring planks are very durable and can withstand heavy loads and are also highly scratch resistance. One advantage to vinyl wood vs real hardwood is the ease of replacing a damaged or stained plank. Real hardwood is almost impossible to replace but commercial grade vinyl plank flooring is able to be fixed by just pulling up the damaged planks and replacing them with new planks.