The Congoleum DuraCeramic Sierra Slate SI74 Golden Greige is part of the Flooring test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Flooring models like the DuraCeramic Sierra Slate SI74 Golden Greige are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Resists foot traffic: Denotes how quickly surface wear was noticeable after repeated passes with an abrasion tester.
Resists scratches: Indicates the ability to withstand scratches, as when an object with a rough edge is dragged on your floor. A scratch tool, mounted on a load arm, is moved across the flooring sample, with progressively heavier weight, until a scratch is visible.
Resists stains: Indicates how resistant the floor is to staining from various products such as mustard, shoe polish, crayon, ink, bleach and peroxide.