What is the most durable and cost-effective flooring?

Whether you're looking to sell or renovate your home, your flooring is an important factor in the overall aesthetic as well as function of the home. R. Fraser Company offers several long-lasting residential flooring options for your home if you are looking to upgrade. In this blog we will discuss the most durable and cost-effective flooring we have. Contact us to learn more tips and tricks to maintain your new flooring!


Vinyl flooring is one of our most popular residential flooring options. Vinyl is a synthetic material made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and plasticizers. It is available in sheets or tiles, and can be installed over almost any surface, making it a versatile option. Over the years, vinyl flooring has become more realistic looking, with many wood-grain and tile options available.


You'll be happy to know that vinyl is one of the most affordable flooring options available. On average, vinyl flooring costs about $0.50-$0.70 per square foot, making it a great option for those on a budget.


When it comes to durability, vinyl flooring is a great option for all high traffic areas in your home. Thanks to its wear layer, vinyl is resistant to scratches and scuffs, making it ideal for homes with pets or children. In addition, vinyl is water-resistant, making it a good choice for bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms.

Easy to maintain

Although it's very favored, one of the biggest downsides of hardwood flooring is that you have to regularly maintain it to keep it looking its best. However, with vinyl flooring, you don't have to worry about this as much. When it comes to vinyl floor maintenance, all you need to do is sweep or vacuum it regularly!