Benefits of Rigid Core

Benefits of Rigid Core

What is rigid core?

Rigid core is a type of floating floor that clicks and locks into place (no adhesive necessary) and can be installed over most existing hard floors, meaning less upheaval in your home during installation.

An ideal alternative to laminate and engineered hardwood floors, rigid core offers the same realistic look, but with the durability and waterproof qualities of luxury vinyl.


What does Karndean Designflooring offer in rigid core?

We offer four industry-leading ranges of rigid core: Korlok Select, Korlok ReserveVan Gogh Rigid Core and Knight Tile Rigid Core.


What is in your rigid core?

Our rigid core products incorporate our 100% waterproof K-Core® technology, which allows for a fast installation over most existing hard surfaces floors and uneven subfloors.


What are the benefits of Karndean Designflooring rigid core?

Korlok benefit go over sub floors Floats over existing hard floors

Karndean rigid core products can be floated over most existing hard floor coverings.

Installs over existing hard floors

Korlok Acoustic qualities Acoustic qualities

The premium, pre-attached acoustic foam backing reduces noise transfer to rooms below, making it perfect for upstairs bedrooms, playrooms or attic/loft conversions.

Korlok quick and easy to install Quick and easy to install

Click locking systems allow the installer to quickly drop and lock planks together, meaning less upheaval and disruption to everyday life.

Quick and easy to install



With all of the benefits of Karndean Designflooring...

Korlok benefit waterproof


Kid friendly

Pet friendly

Lifetime warranty

Korlok benefit durable


Comfortable underfoot

Korlok benefit Low maintenance

Low maintenance

Korlok benefit Phthalate free

Phthalate free



Like all Karndean floors, rigid core is waterproof, pet friendly and child friendly…for when life happens.