Armstrong Alterna Flooring receives generally good reviews. In 2010, Good Housekeeping gave it four out of five stars. Consumer Reports ranked Alterna's Mesa Stone Canyon Sun second in its annual hard surface flooring review in 2013. Also, most users award the flooring between four and five stars on Armstrong's website.
Good Housekeeping found that Armstrong Alterna Flooring is durable and easy to cut and install. However, the vinyl flooring is uncomfortable to walk on without footwear. Consumer Reports determined that Alterna holds up well against daily wear and tear. Positive user reviews say that the flooring is soft and easy to maintain. However, some reviewers state that the flooring is too expensive and not sturdy enough.