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Carpet Tiles vs LVT in Offices

April 26, 2023

Carpet tiles and LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile) are both popular options for flooring in offices. Here are some factors to consider when deciding between the two:

  1. Noise Reduction: Carpet tiles are generally better at reducing noise levels compared to LVT. The textile nature of carpet tiles helps to absorb sound, which is important in a busy office environment.
  2. Durability: LVT is more durable and resistant to wear and tear than carpet tiles, making it a better option for high-traffic areas. Carpet tiles are more prone to wear and tear, especially in areas where there is a lot of foot traffic.
  3. Maintenance: LVT is easier to clean and maintain than carpet tiles. LVT can be swept, vacuumed, and mopped, whereas carpet tiles require more effort to keep them clean, especially if they are light in colour.
  4. Aesthetics: Carpet tiles come in a wide range of colours and patterns, and can be used to create unique and interesting designs. LVT also offers a variety of design options, with some LVT styles that can mimic the look of natural materials such as wood or stone.
  5. Installation: Both carpet tiles and LVT are relatively easy to install. However, carpet tiles are easier to remove and replace, making them a better option if the office layout needs to be changed in the future.

Overall, the choice between carpet tiles and LVT in offices depends on the specific needs of the space. Carpet tiles are a good option for noise reduction and creating unique designs, while LVT is more durable and easier to maintain. It's important to consider the amount of foot traffic and the type of work that is done in the office when making a decision.

If you have any questions or need some more information to help make your decision, please do not hesitate to call a member of our sales team for some friendly advice. You can reach us by calling 0207 739 5051 or email us at