Vinyl plank flooring is now becoming more an more popular these days. The advantage of going with vinyl plank is that it captures the visual appeal of hardwood flooring without breaking the bank. Part of the reason is that it costs a fraction of the price of hardwood, making it the ideal flooring for first time home renovators. Vinyl plank flooring is versatile and durable. The added features such as being moisture-resistant, stain-resistant, and soundproofing (IIC 72 / STC 73) makes it so attractive to use over real wood. Vinyl plank flooring is a perfect application to go in bathrooms, basements, kitchen, and bedroom areas. You can easily install it over any rigid and level surface, including concrete, and wood.