Neptune Waterproof Flooring Review— How To Choose The Right Flooring For Your Home

by ACWG | January 4, 2021

As more manufacturers are introducing their own waterproof flooring options to the market, we wanted to provide our own review of Neptune Waterproof Flooring. Our goal in this review as floor covering experts is to help provide you with the best information possible, so you can find the right floor covering option for your needs, regardless of the application.


Neptune Waterproof Flooring
With rigid core construction, Neptune Elite, MaXL, Synergy, and Synergy Mixed Widths all deliver an authentic hardwood look and feel without the maintenance. Every plank of Neptune waterproof flooring is a flawless plank of luxury vinyl flooring coated with a quartz urethane layer protectant. This protects against scuffs and scratches from heavy foot traffic. Each of the four options are made from 100% virgin material combined with 60% limestone makeup, resulting in unmatched strength. These planks are 3 times more rigid and have 10 times the impact resistance over standard LVT. So, how do you know which Neptune Waterproof collection is best for your project?

Neptune Offers 4 Great Waterproof Flooring Options To Choose From Based on Your Needs:

  1. Elite
  2. MaXL
  3. Synergy
  4. Synergy Mixed Widths


While all Neptune Waterproof flooring options share great benefits across the board in terms of durability and design, we are going to dive into what makes each collection unique to help you decide which option is best for your own needs.


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Key Features Shared By All Neptune Waterproof Flooring Options:

  • Greenguard Gold Certified
  • Install floating tight lock/ tap down: allows for easy installation and protection against moisture
  • Quartz enhanced urethane coating: for extra protection against heavy foot traffic, scuffs, and scratches
  • Sound absorbing pad: increases sound absorption and provides soft underfoot comfort
  • Rigid core construction: made out of 100% virgin material and contains 60% limestone giving it incredible strength, rigidity, and waterproof properties
  • Extra dense closed cell core: making each of these products 2 times more dense than standard wpc products



Neptune Elite
Neptune Elite is a great entry level choice and serves as the base model for Neptune’s entire Waterproof Flooring line. With Neptune Elite, you will get all of the great features mentioned above plus a 12 mil wear layer to help protect against foot traffic, scratches, and scuffs combined with a warranty for 25 years of residential use and 5 years of light commercial use. You can find the biggest selection of colors to choose from with Neptune Elite, be sure to check out all 8 colors available at American Carpet Wholesalers. From varying tones of gray to light and medium browns, Neptune Elite has a great option to fit your style.

Highlights of Neptune Elite

  • 5 mil wear layer
  • 8 color options to choose from
  • 25 year residential warranty/ 5 Year light commercial warranty
  • Width of 5.7 inches and length of 47.8 inches

We recommend Neptune Elite Waterproof flooring for residential use as a great option for any floor in your home.


Neptune MaXL
Neptune MaXL takes durability a step further amongst Neptunes Waterproof Flooring options with an increased wear layer that is 22 mil. Not only is there an increase in the wear layer with Neptune MaXL but with a width of 8.9 inches and length of 60.3 inches, this style offers the largest plank size. Neptune MaXL stands behind its claim for durability with a lifetime residential use warranty and 15 year light commercial warranty. With 6 color options to choose from, you can find the best natural looking waterproof flooring with Neptune MaXL with durability to keep it looking new.

Highlights of Neptune MaXL

  • 22 mil wear layer
  • Width of 8.9 inches and length of 60.3 inches
  • Lifetime residential warranty/ 15 year light commercial warranty
  • 6 neutral color options

We recommend Neptune MaXL Waterproof flooring for residential use in your home as well as light commercial use in the office or almost any place of business.


Neptune Synergy
Neptune Synergy offers a premium wood grain finish combined with the great key benefits shared among Neptune’s Waterproof Flooring options. Similar to MaXL, Neptune Synergy features a 22 mil wear layer for added protection for areas with high foot traffic. While Synergy is smaller in size than Neptune MaXL, it matches in durability with the added aesthetic of a wire brushed look for optimum appearance.

Highlights of Neptune Synergy

  • 4 color options
  • Certain colors have a surface type that is wire brushed and skip sawn
  • Width of 6.9 inches and length of 47.8 inches
  • 22 mil wear layer
  • Lifetime residential warranty/ 15 year light commercial warranty


Synergy Mixed Widths
Neptune Synergy Mixed Widths is a great collection to check out if you are looking for durability combined with a premium wood grain finish offered in different sizes. With this option of Neptune Waterproof Flooring, you get the flexibility to choose alternative widths for your flooring such as 4.8 inches, 6.9 inches, and 8.8 inches.

Highlights of Neptune Synergy Mixed Widths

  • 5 color options
  • Premium wood grain finish
  • Certain colors have a surface type that is wire brushed and skip sawn
  • 22 mil wear layer
  • Width options include; 4.8 inches, 6.9 inches, 8.8 inches and length of 47.8 inches
  • Lifetime residential, 15 light commercial warranty


Still unsure which Neptune Waterproof Flooring option is best for your needs? Do you know how much flooring to order for your project? These are things we can help answer. Give us a call today at 800-548-2706. Our team of flooring experts at American Carpet Wholesalers can help you find the right product at the right price. We look forward to speaking with you and hearing about your project!


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