Modern linoleum can no longer be called the budget equivalent of parquet or ceramic tile. It is a durable, wear-resistant and completely safe finishing material, which accounts for almost a third of the total sales of floor coverings. To know which linoleum to choose, read our ranking of the best manufacturers, compiled from expert reviews and regular buyers.
|The best PVC linoleum for home and office||1||Tarkett||10 / 10|
|2||Grabo||8.0 / 10|
|3||Juteks / Ideal||6.7 / 10|
|The best natural linoleum||1||Forbo||9.6 / 10|
|The best inexpensive linoleum||1||Komiteks LIN||6.0 / 10|
The best PVC linoleum for home and office
The company Tarkett - the world's largest manufacturer of floor materials with 130 years of history produces one of the highest quality and durable coatings - PVC linoleum. Its factories are open all over the world, including in Russia. Since 1995, in the town of Otradny of the Samara region, there has been a plant producing
In domestic stores, Tarkett products are sold under 4 brands:
Thus, Tarkett company produces high-quality PVC linoleum in a huge assortment for every taste, color and wallet.
10 / 10
Lined in an apartment Tarket linoleum under the laminate. It looks so believable, even rough to the touch, that no one believes that it is not a board, but just PVC. Very good linoleum, easy to clean, dense, not slippery, does not rattle when walking.
Almost 110 years ago, a tarpaulin and oilcloth factory was opened in Hungary. Gradually developing, the company grew into a group of companies from 4 factories that produce floor and wall coverings made of wood and PVC, including good popular linoleum under the Grabo brand.
The company focused on specialized coatings, including:
The assortment also has a good selection of household coatings for residential and public buildings of 21-23 and 31-32 wear resistance classes. The base is foamed vinyl or non-woven fabric made of polyethylene filaments, forming a warm, noise-scattering layer - synthetic felt.
8.0 / 10
In order not to warm the floor, we chose Grabo linoleum on a combined basis - PVC and felt. The cold from the concrete is almost not felt, the color is pleasant, the smell disappeared in the first few days.
Juteks / Ideal
The history of the group has nearly eight decades. During this time, the enterprise has grown from a small-scale factory for the production of packaging materials into one of the largest European manufacturers of PVC linoleum. Since 2009, one of the factories has been opened in Russia (Kameshkovo, Vladimir region). At its capacity, a new project was launched - the production of low-cost rolled coatings under the Ideal brand.
Thus, today it is possible to meet the products of the concern under several trademarks:
In the range of vinyl linoleum for domestic, semi-commercial and commercial purposes. That is, all types of classes, from 21 to 34. For expensive collections using textured anti-slip embossing. Economy class PVC flooring is distinguished by low price and acceptable quality.
6.7 / 10
They took Yutex linoleum from an expensive series. Cheap did not inspire confidence, too loose structure. But this one is quite dense, it is easily swept and washed. Furniture legs and wheels of chairs leave no traces like scratches and dents.
The best natural linoleum
One of the divisions of the Forbo group of companies is the Forbo Flooring Systems concern. The main direction of its activity is a series of floor coverings for all types of premises.
For more than 20 years, the company is the leader in the production of natural linoleum. This product has been produced by 7 European plants since 1928 under the brand Marmoleum. In 2012, a similar plant was opened in the Kaluga region.
Marmoleum is made from:
Linseed oil and pine resin are mixed in special vats, heated, then limestone, flour and pigments are added. The formed colored granulate is pressed onto a jute canvas and undergoes a long drying stage. The resulting product is Marmoleum. Available in the following load classes:
It is because of the composition of linoleum Forbo has a number of advantages over competitors:
9.6 / 10
We purchased marmoleum for the children's room. The material is pleasantly warm, dense. In the process of laying it was necessary to suffer a little, because the coating is rather heavy, it is difficult to stick alone. But I was pleased with the result - it was beautiful, the color was not too bright, the room had an unobtrusive, pleasant smell, like aromatic oil.
The best inexpensive linoleum
The plant for the production of rolled PVC products began its activity in 2002 in the Komi Republic, Syktyvkar. For production needs, a line was launched for the manufacture of nonwoven polyester backing. Calendered laminated film is purchased at one of the largest factories in China.
Komiteks OJSC is a full member of EDANA (European Association of Manufacturers of Hygiene Products and Nonwovens), as well as ASINEMS (Association of Nonwovens Manufacturers). All products are certified in accordance with Russian standards of sanitary, hygienic, fire safety.
Komiteks linoleum corresponds to 21-23 and 31-32 classes of abrasion, available in the standard set:
All products have a non-woven (felt) basis, so it is undesirable to use it for wet rooms.
6.0 / 10
For temporary flooring chose Komiteks. It is easy to lay it down, but it’s almost impossible to remove the unpleasant pungent smell. Does not help washing with soda or vinegar solutions. Dents from chairs are quickly formed.
We have listed the best manufacturers of linoleum, offering the most interesting products in the price-quality category. To keep your repair eye-catching for a long time, choose wisely and use our advice.