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Get down with 70 groovy vintage vinyl floors from the ’70s & ’80s

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Get down with these groovy vinyl floors from the '70s
In the ’70s, modern versions of linoleum made with vinyl were the must-have floors in kitchens and family rooms — and even bathrooms. (The most popular choices in the no-wax flooring department were the faux tile patterns, such as those shown below.)

As you can see, they were especially popular in bright green, shades of blue, as well as warm earth tones — including the supremely ’70s harvest gold color.


VINTAGE VINYL FLOORS IN GREEN

Vintage Gafstar home decor vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com


Green vintage Congoleum vinyl flooring (1974)

Green vintage congoleum floors lattice 1974


Armstrong Solarian vintage flooring (1975)

Get down with these groovy vinyl floors from the '70s


Mannington Lustrecon vinyl linoleum flooring (1975)

Lustrecon by Mannington. The most stain-resistant no-wax flooring… and at a modest price.

New Lustrecon is not only beautiful to look at, but its exclusive JT88 wear layer protects against more stains than any other no-wax flooring. Stains like mustard, iodine, alcohol and shoe polish. And, buffing alone restores its original built-in gloss without redressings. Lustrecon from Mannington. It’s the beautiful stain-resistant flooring at a beautiful no-strain price.

vintage mannington linoleum kitchen flooring 1975

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Vintage Congoleum vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (3)


VINTAGE VINYL FLOORS IN RED/BRICK COLORS

Vintage Mannington kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (2)


A beautiful put-down: Mannington vinyl floors (1973)

Red vinyl flooring from 1973


Shinyl Vinyl Congoleum flooring (1971)

1971 Shinyl congoleum floors


Vintage Gafstar Brite-Bond floor in Classic Manor pattern (1978)

“I’m Cindi Mufson, Interior Designer. And I love the way GAFSTAR Brite-Bond floor tile adds a warm, natural look to any room. That’s why I’ve used it in so many homes I’ve designed.”

What’s more, Brite-Bond floor tile is as durable as it is beautiful. And the high gloss finish never needs waxing. (If necessary, gloss can be restored in heavy traffic areas by application of GAF Brite-Bond floor finish.)

GAFSTAR Brite-Bond floor tile. A simple, yet beautiful way to make a room come alive.

Vintage Gafstar Brite-Bond floor in Classic Manor pattern 1978

Vintage Congoleum vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (5)


Carnegie retro brick red flooring pattern (1978)

Old Gafstar vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (3)


Congoleum for the home – Retro kitchen floors from the ’70s

Vintage Congoleum vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (4)


Floral orange and yellow Congoleum floors (’70s)

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Vintage kitchen flooring and wallpapers – Armstrong Solarian (1976)

Vintage kitchen flooring and wallpapers from 1976

Vintage vinyl kitchen floors from the seventies - From ClickAmericana com (2)

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Old Gafstar vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (1)


VINTAGE VINYL FLOORS IN BROWN & ORANGE

Mannington vinyl floors – Roman Square pattern (1974)

1974 mannington roman square linoleum floors


Brown retro vinyl roll flooring and kitchen decor (1975)

You want color, comfort and easy maintenance in a new floor. Congoleum has all three. The most patterns in your color. The comfort of cushioning… in dramatic designs like this new Highlight [pattern].

Brown retro vinyl roll flooring and kitchen decor from 1975


Brown old-fashioned tile style vintage vinyl floors

Vintage Congoleum vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (6)


Drexel Hill pattern in brown – Mannington’s Aristocon vinyl flooring

Vintage Mannington kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (3)


Vintage Mannington Hampton House Aristocon vinyl flooring from the ’70s

A design with the natural look for today’s leisure lifestyle. Perfect for just about any room in your home… “Catch our Floor-Star Revue,” says Juliet Prowse.

Vintage Mannington Hampton House Aristocon vinyl flooring from the 70s


Colonial Classic pattern Armstrong designer Solarian vintage floor

Vintage Armstrong vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (2)


Mannington Aristocon – vintage vinyl roll flooring for the home (1974)

Aristocon: The extraordinary new floor. Kick it. Spill things on it. Take your aggressions out on it.

Aristocon. The tough, durable, remarkable new floor that can take all the use and abuse an active family can dish out. Mustard. Shoe polish. Grease. Liquor. Almost nothing can dampen Aristocon’s spirits.

It’s protected by a special JT88 no-wax finish that makes it resistant to stains, scratches. Extra-wide rolls practically eliminate seams. Non-stop colors and patterns warm up any room. And a damp mop is all it takes to clean just about any concoction your family can dream up. Forget the expensive polishes, too. Aristocon. It’s the carefree, no-wax floor that goes one step beyond easy care.

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1974 mannington aristocon floors

 


Embassy Lane pattern Armstrong FFC Solarian vinyl floor

Retro Armstrong FFC Solarian vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com


Armstrong designer Solarian no-wax floors (1978)

Armstrong Designer Solarian with the richness of Inlaid Color. As different from other no-wax floors as an oil painting is from a print

No matter how fine a print is, it’s still just a print — a reproduction of the original. An oil painting is built up layer on layer, shade on shade, creating depth and realism. Armstrong’s exclusive Inlaid-Color process gives Designer Solarian the same richness, depth of, color, and realism of design as a painting … that quality of “an original” that no print can hope to achieve.

And because of its Mirabond wear surface, Solarian keeps its sunny shine without waxing or buffing far longer than ordinary vinyl floors. The cleaner you keep it, the brighter it shines. Just sponge-mop with detergent, and rinse thoroughly. If heavy-traffic areas eventually show some reduction in gloss, your retailer can supply Armstrong Suncoat floor finish, which can be applied occasionally as needed to help maintain the shine.

Armstrong designer Solarian no-wax floors from 1978


Contempora Legacy Congoleum vinyl floors from 1981

Congoleum vinyl floors for the kitchen from 1981 at ClickAmericana com (1)


Prestige Clabourne pattern Congoleum vinyl floors from 1981

Congoleum vinyl floors for the kitchen from 1981 at ClickAmericana com (2)


Spring Colonade pattern retro vinyl floors from the ’80s

Congoleum vinyl floors for the kitchen from 1981 at ClickAmericana com (4)


Mannington Oak flooring pattern – parquet

Mannington Oak flooring pattern - parquet from the 1970s


VINTAGE VINYL FLOORS IN YELLOW & GOLD

Sunny plaid vintage floors (1976)

Sunny plaid vintage floors from 1976


Mannington vinyl flooring – Casino Royale pattern (1970s)

Mannington Casino Royale vintage flooring

 

Old Gafstar vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (5)

Vintage vinyl floors from the eighties - From ClickAmericana com (2)

Vintage Armstrong vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (5)


Mannington flooring – retro ad (1975)

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Mannington floors from 1975

Old Gafstar vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (4)


“How to win an easy-living floor,” reports Ed McMahon

Floor shown: Aristocon Winchester pattern

Vintage Mannington kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (7)

Vintage Armstrong vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (7)


“How can anything so pretty be so easy?” Juliet Prowse

Vintage Mannington kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (6)


Armstrong Decoresq Solarian floors in sunshine & golden yellow (1976)

Vintage Armstrong vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (8)


Vintage Gafstar sheet vinyl floor in Glazelle pattern 1978

Vintage Gafstar sheet vinyl floor in Glazelle pattern 1978


No-wax cushioned floor – Beige early New England design (1976)

No-wax cushioned floor - Beige early New England design (1976)


Yellow and orange medallion floor style

Vintage vinyl kitchen floors from the seventies - From ClickAmericana com (1)


Rapallo Gafstar sheet vinyl in Loden Wheat color

Vintage Gafstar Rapallo vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com


Contempora flooring in yellow design

Retro Contempora Congoleum kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com

Vintage Armstrong vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (1)


VINTAGE VINYL FLOORS IN BLUE

GAFstar plaid floor in black and blue on white

Old Gafstar vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (2)


Bright Future vinyl floors – GAF Salem pattern (1971)

Bright Future vinyl floors (1971)


Blue no-wax vintage floor decor (1976)

Congoleum: The most no-wax cushioned floors in your color. Like 22 in Blue.

And this blue is all new. It’s just one of the Prestige collection, The most based on authenticated designs from the many lands that have made up the heritage of America. These inspired designs feature the convenience of all our no-wax, Shinyl Vinyl floors and the comfort of cushioning.

1976 blue vintage linoleum floors

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Congoleum retro home flooring designs (1970s)

Congoleum retro flooring designs (1970s)


Criss-cross pattern Congoleum flooring

Vintage Congoleum vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (2)


Faux blue tile vinyl flooring and home decor (1978)

Faux blue tile vinyl flooring and home decor from 1978


Mannington blue tile-effect pattern with dark aged effect

Vintage Mannington kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (8)


Ultraflor Imperial in blue/grey

Vintage vinyl floors from the eighties - From ClickAmericana com (1)


Ultraflor Esteem Oriental Majesty pattern

Congoleum vinyl floors for the kitchen from 1981 at ClickAmericana com (3)


Armstrong Solarian Supreme in light blue

Vintage Armstrong vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (3)

Vintage Armstrong vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (4)


Dutch floor design for the kitchen – GAFStar sheet vinyl flooring (1975)

1975 Dutch flooring design for kitchen


VINTAGE VINYL FLOORS IN CREAM/WHITE

Vintage Mannington kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (4)


Marion Court vintage vinyl flooring pattern

Marion Court vintage vinyl flooring pattern


White, gray & gold 4-part retro tile style pattern eighties vinyl flooring

Vintage vinyl floors from the eighties - From ClickAmericana com (3)


Sears Sophisticate no-wax vinyl flooring – Tile style (1978)

Sears Sophisticate no-wax vinyl flooring - Tile style (1978)


Moorish Court Designer Solarian (1980)

1980 Armstrong Designer Solarian flooring for the home


VINTAGE VINYL FLOORING IN MULTIPLE COLORS

Vintage Mannington kitchen vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (5)

Vintage Congoleum vinyl flooring from 70s and 80s - From ClickAmericana com (1)

Vintage Armstrong Floor Fashion center with vinyl linoleum sample store - From ClickAmericana com

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