The two basement-friendly flooring options with the best moisture resistance are our luxury vinyl tile and rigid core, which are 100% waterproof, so planks won't swell, buckle or lose integrity when exposed to water.
That leaves you a lot of basement flooring options, such as ceramic tile, engineered wood, rubber and laminate flooring made with a moisture-resistant plywood core. But that doesn't mean basements are trouble-free. A concrete basement slab is porous and prone to moisture and water vapor migrating up through the slab.
Luxury vinyl plank flooring has the beauty of hardwood, combine this with the waterproof qualities. The Best Flooring for Basements, Bathrooms, and Kitchens.
Choose either LVT tile or LVP plank floors to cover your basement. We recommend vinyl as the best and most resistant option compared to laminate, linoleum or .
Install vinyl plank flooring over concrete, wood or existing vinyl flooring for a durable floor that stands up to moisture.