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Can the vinyl plank flooring (peel and stick) be added in a Florida screened lanai that gets some water in the summer in corners when the storm shutters are down,but don't completely cover the outdoor screening
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Posted 2016-02-01T05:04:49+0000  by Mischka Mischka
 

Hello Mischka,


Thanks for your question and welcome to the community.



Unfortunately, any vinyl-based plank or tiles will not work outdoors. Even if it is covered and screened in from rain.


Vinyl as a substrate isn't rated for exterior usage due to its inability to withstand extreme temperature changes. 


Even if your part of Florida gets consistent weather; the vinyl and just as important, its adhesive will fail within a short amount of time. Plus, the second you place it down on the floor out there, it will void the warranty you'd have on it.


Your best options for a new floor would be a low-sheen porcelain based tile. For its cost, its lower per square foot than natural stone tiles and can last a very long time on your lanai.


Let us know if you have any other questions,

Joseph


Posted 2016-02-01T16:28:10+0000  by Joseph_HD_ATL
 
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