The disguise of basements is not at the top of the priority list when building a house or when moving into a new home. Here, many home renovators initially think of cold, rough concrete floor, on the shelves load and old furniture finds a storage place. But uncomfortable cellars with the raw bare floor as flooring are already a thing of the past. Current housing trends and ever-increasing environmental awareness mean that, when building and living, attention is paid to higher-quality equipment and the intelligent use of existing space. This also applies to the flooring in basements. However, spirits have been bickering over a suitable floor covering for the cellar for years. For some, there is no question that PVC flooring the cheapest and best solution for such areas is, the others reject this categorically. But which flooring is the right one for cellars, storage rooms and laundry rooms? You’ll find the answer here!

PVC flooring is a true all-rounder. No matter what room you are looking for a floor covering and which decor you prefer – in the online shop of BRICOFLOR you will find every renovation project matching PVC flooring. But this variety and the numerous in which PVC flooring is available, give no information as to whether the same is suitable for the covering of basements. On the one hand, PVC flooring offers many benefits, such as durability, durability and easy care, as well as water-repellent properties. In addition, PVC flooring also protects the wallet due to its low cost price. And visually, PVC flooring today is in no way inferior to parquet and similar floor coverings.


But even though the water-repellent properties are a huge advantage, especially in kitchens and living areas, they can be a major problem in the basement. Since it is often damp in basements, or washing machines and the like provide for such moisture in the air, it can lead to problems when using PVC floor. Moisture that collects under a PVC floor cannot escape between the raw floor and the PVC floor due to the waterproof properties of a PVC floor covering. Due to the moisture accumulation it can come in the worst case to health-threatening mold. But even that does not completely exclude the laying of PVC flooring in the basement. A previously dry floor and a separate laundry area minimize the risk.


If you counteract the risk of humidity in the room by regular ventilation and the like, the laying of low-cost PVC flooring in the basement is no problem. To be on the safe side, however, there are also innovative renovation solutions for the basement, which are not known due to their novelty many home renovators and builders. As a result, the flooring is just as robust and elastic as PVC rolls and can be laid on a variety of substrates. Thanks to the modular design and the innovative AirFlow system – small drainage channels on the back of the PVC tiles – water can easily escape. This way, mold and moisture accumulation are taken care of, so you do not have to do without PVC as a cladding material for the basement. Or you can contact to KapitalBasements to examine you place and give you best solution.