Some of the questions we commonly answer about Hybrid flooring

What is Hybrid flooring?

Hybrid is the latest flooring innovation, combining the best attributes of both laminate and vinyl to create a rigid floating floor that can be installed throughout the entire home. Hybrid is made of multiple layers of materials pressed together for an extremely hard wearing floor.

These layers are as follows :

• UV coating provides a hard-wearing surface with high impact resistance.
• The decorative layer replicated the look of an authentic hardwood floor.
• Trigon® Core Technology layer features a limestone composite core board that is waterproof^ and stable in extreme temperature changes.
• A pre-adhered acoustic backing deliveres improved acoustics and comfort underfoot as well as decreasing installation costs.


How hardwearing is Hybrid flooring?

Hybrid flooring is an exceptionally hardwearing product that is suitable in both residential and commercial applications.


Will my Hybrid floor scratch?

Yes it can. Although exceptionally hard wearing and resilient, care does need to be taken to ensure you protect your Hybrid floor from dents and scratches.

Please refer to our Hybrid care page for information and tips to protect your flooring against dents and scratches.


Can I direct stick my Hybrid flooring?

No. Hybrid floors are designed to only be installed using a floating system. Godfrey Hirst provide installation guidelines for all of our flooring products including Hybrid.


Can I sand and recoat my Hybrid flooring?

A Hybrid floor is an imitation of real timber flooring and as such cannot be re-sanded and coated.

However, its superior wear qualities, ensure that a Hybrid floor, properly looked after, will stay looking beautiful for a very long time.


What makes Hybrid flooring different?

Godfrey Hirst Hybrid floors combine the look and feel of natural timber with all the very best technical attributes of laminate and luxury vinyl planks.

Hybrid features Trigon® Core technology, it is a waterproof product that is durable and has minimal expansion and contraction, meaning it can withstand extreme temperature changes.


What is Trigon® Core Technology?

Trigon® is the name given to the cutting edge core technology. The Trigon® Core is made of 80% limestone and 20% vinyl powder, providing a product that is capable of handling rapid temperature changes with minimal expansion and contraction, greater impact resistance and is a waterproof product.