Vinyl is also a popular choice of floor covering and also comes in a great variety of patterns and printed designs. Vinyl also has to have a smooth surface on your subfloor to maintain a prolonged life in your home. Domestic vinyl is also classed as a cushion floor as it has a slight bounce when your push on it. You do have to be careful of furniture dragging on it as this could potentially drag and rip the vinyl floor covering, it is usually advised by the fitters to use felt pads for the bottom of any furniture you wish to have on a vinyl. This type of floor covering is suitable anywhere in the modern home as it adaptable and not just for bathrooms or kitchens as most people do have it.