Product Comparison Chart

1=Low
5= High
Installed Cost Life Cycle Cost Maintenance Cost Appearance Retention Durability Installation Time Installer Experience Level Slip Resistance Chemical Resistance
Polished Concrete                  
Low Sheen (800) 2 1 1 4 5 4 5 4 1
Gloss (1500) 2 1 1 4 5 4 5 4 1
High Gloss (3000) 3 1 1 5 5 4 5 4 1
W/Guard Product 3 1.5 2 5 5 4 5 3 2
W/Grout Product 4 1 1 5 5 5 5 4 1
W/Guard and Grout 4 1.5 2 5 5 5 5 3 2
Stain Resistant 4.5 1.5 2 5 5 5 5 4 3
1=Low
5= High
Installed Cost Life Cycle Cost Maintenance Cost Appearance Retention Durability Installation Time Installer Experience Level Slip Resistance Chemical Resistance
Resinous                  
Thin Mil 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 to 4 2 to 5
Broadcast 3 1 1 4 4 3 to 4 4 5 3 to 5
Slurry 3 1 1 4 4 3 to 4 4 5 3 to 5
Mortar 4 1 1 4 4 3 to 4 5 5 4 to 5
Epoxy Terrazzo 5+ 3 2 5 5 5+ 5 3 3 to 4
Epoxies 2 2 2 2 to 4 2 to 4 2 to 4 3 to 4 2 to5 2 to 5
Urethane 3 1 1 4 4 2 to 4 3 to 4 2 to 5 3 to 5
Chemical Resistant Urethane 4 1 1 4 4 2 to 4 4 2 to 5 5
Urethane w/aluminum oxide 4 1 1 5 5 2 to 4 5 5 3 to 5
Polyaspartic 4 1 1 5 5 2 5 2 to 5 5
Polyurea 5 1 1 5 5 2 5 3 to 5 5
1=Low
5= High
Installed Cost Life Cycle Cost Maintenance Cost Appearance Retention Durability Installation Time Installer Experience Level Slip Resistance Chemical Resistance
Carpet                  
Actionbac Broadloom 1 3 4 1 2 1.5 1 5 Application Guidelines
Unitary Backed BL 1 to 2 3 4 1 2 1.5 1 5
Moisture Barrier BL 2 to 3 3 3 1.5 2.5 1.5 2 5
Woven 3 3 4 2 3 2 4 to 5 5
Vinyl Backed Carpet Tile 2 3 3 1 2.5 1 1 5
Cushion Back Carpet Tile 2 3 3 1.5 2.5 1 1 5
1=Low
5= High
Installed Cost Life Cycle Cost Maintenance Cost Appearance Retention Durability Installation Time Installer Experience Level Slip Resistance
Resilient                
Vinyl Composition Tile 1 4 5 1 1 2 1 1
Luxury Vinyl Tile/Plank 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3
Quartz Tile 3 to 4 3 4 3 3 2 2 to 3 3
Terrazzo Tile 5+ 4 4 4 4 2 4 2
Sheet Vinyl (Homogenous) 3 3 3 4 3 2 to 3 3 to 4* 2
Sheet Vinyl (Heterogenous) 2 4 3 2 3 2 2 2
Linoleum 3 2 3 2 4 2 3 to 4 2
Rubber Flooring 4 3 3 4 4 2 to 3 2 to 3 4
1=Low
5= High
Installed Cost Life Cycle Cost Maintenance Cost Appearance Retention Durability Installation Time Installer Experience Level Slip Resistance
Ceramic                
Ceramic 4 2 1 4 3 3 to 4 3 to 5** 3
Porcelain (glazed) 4 to 5 1 1 5 4 3 to 4 3 to 5** 2 to 4
Porcelain (unglazed) 4 to 5 1 3 5 4 3 to 4 3 to 5** 3
Porcelain (textured) 4 to 5 1 2 5 4 3 to 4 3 to 5** 3 to 4
Porcelain (honed) 4 to 5 1 3 5 4 3 to 4 3 to 5** 3
Porcelain (polished) 4 to 5 1 1 5 4 3 to 4 3 to 5** 2
Porcelain (abrasive) 4 to 5 1 3 5 4 3 to 4 3 to 5** 3 to 4
Stone (unpolished) 5+ 2 3 5 4 4 to 5 4 to 5 2 to 3
Stone (honed) 5+ 2 3 5 4 4 to 5 4 to 5 2
Stone (polished) 5+ 2 3 5 4 4 to 5 4 to 5  1
Quarry Tile (smooth) 4 2 2 5 5 3 to 4 3 to 4 2 to 3
Quarry Tile (abrasive) 4 2 3 5 5 3 to 4 3 to 4 4
1=Low
5= High
Installed Cost Life Cycle Cost Maintenance Cost Appearance Retention Durability Installation Time Installer Experience Level Slip Resistance
Wood                
Engineered 4 4 2 3 1 2.5 3 2
Solid 4 4 2 3 1 2.5 3 2
AcrylicImpregnated 5 3 2 4 3 2.5 3 2
CorkTile 5 4 3 4 4 2.5 4 2
Laminate 2 to 3 4 2 3 1 to 3 2 2 2
Reference:
*Flat lay or Flash Coved
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