While ceramic tile and wood have become more popular in recent years, sheet vinyl and linoleum still hold a small but important piece of the residential market. There are many advantages to these products. They are easy maintain, durable, work well in wet areas, and more cost-effective flooring options. Available in both stone and wood designs, today’s sheet vinyl products capture a very natural and authentic look perfect for both kitchens and bathrooms. Although linoleum has a more traditional design, it has a nice environmental story. Manufactured from natural products such as limestone and linseed oil, linoleum is biodegradable, long useful life, and can be recycled back into the factory. Because of these environmental advantages, linoleum has because increasingly popular within the green building community.