Waterproof Flooring: This or That

Posted on: May 16th, 2019 by The Carpet Guys
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In recent years, the demand for waterproof wood flooring has created a decent amount of products.

With this large amount of product creation, consumers are starting to ask a very common question:

“Which one should I choose for my home?”

Luckily, your friendly neighborhood Carpet Guys are here to help you out. In this article, we cover four different waterproof flooring products and give you our personal choice of what is best.

Welcome to the “This or That: Waterproof Edition”!

Mohawk RevWood and COREtec

Mohawk RevWood is a waterproof laminate flooring. COREtec by US Floors is a waterproof luxury vinyl plank. We’ll list the specs of each that are directly listed on the sample boards so you can compare and contrast.


  • 100% Waterproof (Waterproof Core)
  • Waterproof perimeter and joint installation
  • All pet protection, all accidents, all the time
  • Protective wear layer for added scratch resistance and enhanced long-lasting beauty
  • Great wood flooring for basements, mudrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens
  • Laminate wood flooring without compromise
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  • Some of the largest luxury vinyl plank options available
  • 100% waterproof
  • Beautiful hardwood detail and embossed grain patterns
  • Can be installed over existing hard surface floors
  • Hides subfloor imperfections
  • No acclimation required
  • Pet-proof, kid proof, and life proof
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Choosing between these two all comes down to your preference in a product. Both RevWood and COREtec are fantastic wood-look flooring types that excel in performance and beauty.

If you want to know more about these two products, our design consultant will tell you much more about them over a free in-home estimate.

Mohawk SolidTech or Sierra Tahoe Encore

Although these aren’t the most demanded products on the line compared to the other two above, they still have a lot of benefits to offer.

SolidTech –

  • 100% Waterproof
  • Great for basements, bathrooms, kitchens, and mudrooms
  • Dimensional stability and strong dent resistance
  • All pet protection
  • Strong and durable LVP
  • Multiple color options and style
  • Also comes in a tile look
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  • Fade-resistant
  • Wear-resistant
  • Burn-resistant
  • Stain-resistant
  • Slip-resistant
  • 100% waterproof
  • Limited colored LVP
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If you’re looking for a smorgasbord or color options between these two, SolidTech by Mohawk is definitely the option you should go with. If you’re a traditionalist and want to hone in on a select color, Encore is a good choice.

At the end of the day, you want to pick a product that lines up with your lifestyle and your taste in design. Let us know what you’d like to see in your home, and we’ll bring it to you.

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