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Master the Art of LVP Flooring: Ultimate Installation Guide & Pro Tips


Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) flooring represents a fantastic choice for homeowners seeking durability, style, and value. Ideal for busy households and commercial spaces alike, LVP combines the elegance of hardwood with unparalleled resilience. At "Better Call Paul Flooring," we're committed to transforming spaces not just in one area but across a broad region, catering to diverse needs and preferences.

Why LVP Flooring?

LVP flooring stands out for its water resistance, durability, and low maintenance requirements, making it suitable for various settings, from bustling family homes to high-traffic commercial areas. Its wide range of styles and finishes ensures there's a perfect match for any decor, reflecting the unique character of each space we serve, from urban centers to suburban neighborhoods and beyond.

Tools and Materials Needed

Before diving into your DIY project, gather essential tools such as a utility knife, tape measure, rubber mallet, spacers, and level. Proper preparation is key to a successful installation.

Step-by-Step Installation Guide

  1. Prepare the Surface: Ensure your floor is clean, dry, and level.

  2. Plan Your Layout: Measure accurately to minimize waste and achieve the best aesthetic result.

  3. Cutting and Fitting: Tailor the LVP planks to fit your space precisely.

  4. Laying the Planks: Follow your layout plan closely as you lay down each plank, ensuring a smooth and professional finish.

Pro Tips and Tricks

  • Select the right type of LVP flooring based on the specific conditions and traffic of your area, considering factors like humidity and wear.

  • Allow the flooring to acclimate to your environment before installation to prevent future warping or buckling.

Common Mistakes to Avoid

  • Don’t overlook the importance of floor preparation, as it can lead to an uneven installation.

  • Failing to let the flooring acclimate could result in expansion and contraction issues later on.

Maintenance and Care

LVP flooring is incredibly easy to maintain. Regular sweeping and occasional mopping with a gentle cleaner will keep your floors looking pristine. Use dedicated LVP cleaning solutions for stubborn stains.


Choosing LVP flooring is a smart decision for anyone looking to upgrade their space with a blend of practicality and elegance. Whether you're embarking on a DIY project or seeking professional installation, Better Call Paul Flooring is here to support you every step of the way.

If you're ready to elevate your space with LVP flooring or require expert guidance, Better Call Paul Flooring is your premier choice. We serve a wide region, including various counties and areas in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, ensuring quality, transparency, and satisfaction on every project. Visit our website or call us today to explore our flooring options, view our project gallery, and schedule your project. Let's bring your vision to life together.

Better Call Paul Flooring prides itself on providing quality flooring solutions across a broad service area, ensuring every customer benefits from our expertise, no matter their location. For a hassle-free experience and superior results, choose Better Call Paul Flooring.

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