Mkeka wa Mbao™️ as its popularly known in the Kenyan market is a big saver for home owners  when it comes to flooring .

Manufactured in Belgium as Beauflor and exclusively distributed and a marketed by  Floor Decor Kenya as Mkeka wa Mbao™️  (Trade marked) the product has really caught the attention of architects , property developers , school owners , hospitals ,home owners etc  .

It’s easy to install unlike convectional  ceramic tiles which is tedious work .

It’s warm and soft surface to walk on making it very ideal for home owners with children .

It’s resilient and no dust unlike carpets .

It’s water  proof and none slip

The design can vary from woods , stones , tiles etc .

It’s very affordable and pricing is based on WEAR LAYER as follows  .

Authentic Mkeka wa Mbao™️ pricing is based on wear layer 

Wear layer from 0.20mm to 0.30mm with a form or power underside backing 5-7 Years warranty cost Sh 1,500/- per sq meter or Sh 140/- per sq foot and it’s for ideal residential homes . 

 Wear layer 0.25 -0.35mm with a textile underside backing  5-7 years warranty Sh 1650/- per Sq meter or Sh 153/- per Sq foot ideal to use in residential house or a medium traffic offices 

 Wear layer 0.40mm  to 0.70mm Blacktex and massif collections Sh 1,800/-per sq meter or Sh 168 /-per sq foot wear layer  10 years warranty residential and 5 years warranty commercial 

ideal for high traffic areas like offices , schools ,Restaurants etc .

What is the wear layer for Mkeka wa mbao™️ vinyl flooring?

When shopping for Mkeka wa mbao™️ vinyl flooring, all of the terms can be hard to keep track of! One question that gets asked most often is, what is the wear layer of Mkeka wa mbao™️ vinyl flooring? This is a very important question to consider when purchasing Mkeka wa mbao™️ vinyl flooring.

So What is the Wear Layer?

Put simply, the wear layer is the top surface that provides the durability, stain and scratch resistance of vinyl flooring. The wear layer is usually a clear, urethane based coating that keeps the original appearance of the floor and provides easy maintenance. With new technology, some vinyls now offer added durability layers on top of the wear layer for even more surface protection.

Wear layers range from 0.15mm to 1mm . The wear layer will usually be recorded in millimeters MM . 

Which Wear Layer Measurement is Best?

To decide on the best wear layer, you will need to determine the usage of the flooring. If you have pets, kids, or there is a lot of foot traffic in your home or workplace, you should opt for a thicker wear layer.

In short, the thicker the wear layer, the more durable the floor. If you have a space that will need a high resistance to scratches and wear, a higher wear layer, such as a 0.40 up to 0.70mm, would be best for your application.

Residential vinyl flooring applications start from 0.15 mm to 0.30mm . 

Light commercial vinyl flooring application start from wear layer of 0.40-0.55

Heavy Commercial vinyl flooring applications will usually require a 0.60mm – 1mm top layer.


Why choose Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl rolls

Our beautiful and seamless Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl rolls are the way to go if you’re looking for an easy installation, great value for money and a waterproof flooring solution. With widths varying from 2 to 5 metres, this is the most accessible flooring solution. Discover what more advantages our Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl rolls have to offer.


Beauflor® offers a worldwide exclusivity on 5 metres wide Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl rolls, allowing you to easily install your flooring without any joints for the aesthetic and perfect finish your interior deserves.


Whether you love the warmth and cosy aspect of wood, or you’re fond of the boldness and character of tiles, give your interior the classic look of wood or tile without the disadvantages of natural materials. With Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl rolls, you can produce any imaginable design and colour; from the most natural wood or tile to the most extravagant and inspirational texture.


Whether you are walking around in your high-heels or feel like having a lazy day in your slippers, our Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl absorbs noise so well that it is up to 50% more silent than comparable floors! This makes them the ideal flooring solution for apartments or other spaces where noise absorption is very important.


Looking for a floor that can stand up to wet and dirty shoes or paws? Or do your children sometimes turn your bathroom into a swimming pool? Then our Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl rolls are just what you need. Our cushion vinyl is 100% waterproof, making it ideal to install in your bathroom, kitchen or any other room.


Our Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl rolls are very low-maintenance. Thanks to an optional protective polyurethane lacquer, the floor is easy to clean and protects it against daily wear and tear. All it needs is an occasional sweep with a wet mop and standard cleaning products.


Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao Cushion vinyl floors are protected by a very hard wearing surface. The resistance of vinyl to staining and general household use is one of the key benefits of vinyl floors and makes them one of the most durable types of floorings on the market.


The cushioned nature of Beauflor® mkeka wa mbao cushion vinyl floors make them a pleasure to walk upon, they feel warm to the touch and are ideal for barefoot walking. Moreover, the good heat conduction of our vinyl floors make them the ideal match for your floor heating.


Cushion vinyl rolls are less expensive to produce than other floorings, making them easier on the pocket.


For new construction the subfloor should be finished smooth screed popularly know as Nil finish.

Existing homes you can cover any type of subfloor like tiles , terrazzo or even wood flooring .

Remember installation is very easy it can be lay loose technology or glue down for commercial spaces like offices ,schools etc .

If in a rented premise you can move out with your mkeka wa mbao if it was installed using lay loose installation procedure .

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