You want new floors that will look and perform their best when faced with just about anything — from scratches and stains to spills and sound. Rigid Core Essentials is built to withstand it all, so you can welcome enduring style to any room of your home.Rigid core and a 12-mil wear layer protect against dents and other surface damage. Backed by our 30-year limited residential warranty and tough enough for light commercial use. Install it anywhere — even kitchens, bathrooms, mudrooms and basements where floors can get the wettest. When exposed to water, planks will not swell, buckle or lose integrity.