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The Different LVT Patterns:

LVT flooring, is the ideal combination of everything a commercial flooring product needs to be. LVT is highly durable, and easy to maintain, that doesnt break the bank. With LVT flooring, you can authentically mirror the look of a natural wood material. Choosing a LVT pattern can bring your floors to life. By combining high durability, affordable costs, and design flexibility, LVT is the ideal product for commercial spaces. There are many varieties of flooring patterns you can utilize; each creating a vastly different look and feel in your space. Sometimes a specific LVT looks better with one pattern rather than the other. HTC can install an array of flooring patterns, and can offer you advise on which LVT goes better with each pattern. Not only is LVT an innovative product built to withstand high traffic environements but can offer your space endless design options. 

Design Options:

Grid: Also referred to as stack bond, an arrangement with all vertical and horizontal points continuously aligned. A grid pattern is a universal pattern that is fitting for planks as well as square and rectangle tiles. 

Offset: Also referred to as a running bond, this layout is offset by half the width of the plank or tile. This is traditionally done with rectangle tiles, though a variation can be done with planks for a more contemporary feel. 

Stagger: An arrangement of tiles or planks on alternating sides of a centerline. Ideal for 2 or 3 color variations. 

Diagonal: This is an offset pattern set on a 45-degree angle for either tiles or planks. Though a slight variation from an offset pattern, a diagonal layout adds dimension and a unique perspective to a space.  

Herringbone: A pattern resembling fish scales adds a level of sophistication. not to be confused with a chevron pattern, which requires special flooring cuts to be created. For best results, choose a plank or rectangular tile. 

Weave: A weave pattern (also referred to as basketweave) offers serveral woven-effect variations creating movement within a space. 

Corridor: This is a variation of the grid flooring pattern, with the traditional grid pattern being offset by interviewing rows. Create your own layout with a rectangular tile or even a luxury vinyl plank product. 

Soldier: This pattern is a vertical grid or stack using planks or rectanglar tiles. Try alternating the tile direction to create a fun variation in the design. 

Quarter turn: This pattern is ideal for luxury vinyl tile where the first tile is placed in any direction, followed by quarter-turning the tile that will be placed next to it by 90 degress. This works especially well for linear designs or designs with unique patterns. 

Flemish bond: Ideal for one or two-color variations, this pattern is comprised of alternating rectangle and square tiles. 

Random: An arrangement of planks in no particular order for an aimless design. This look is versatile and can be used for one product or multiple color variations. To best showcase your chosen flooring design in your commercial space or interior design project, you'll need a high-quality luxury vinyl product that will withstand high traffic settings.