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5 KEY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN INSTALLING VINYL FLOORING AND LVTs

By Tal  |  2022-03-28  |   | views

A beautiful floor plays a large part in creating a cohesive, well-designed space, but the look and performance of a floor covering is largely dependent on what lies below. When specifying vinyl sheeting, LVTs or PVC-backed vinyl tiles, the multi-level installation system is critical to ensure the desired end-result. [...]




Underlayments

What you need to know about moisture and substrates

By Tal  |  2022-02-23  |   | views

Moisture vapour within a concrete substrate can affect the successful installation of the final floor covering. The tolerances vary from tiles to laminates and vinyl flooring, so it is important to check with the manufacturer for the stipulated levels on the product you are installing and to measure the moisture levels within the substrate carefully. [...]




Underlayments

Vapour Barrier Reduces Risk of Debonding

By Tal  |  2022-01-14  |   | views

Surface preparation is a vital aspect of any flooring application. Inadequate preparation may easily lead to loss of adhesion and ultimately failure of the flooring installation for example, vinyl flooring ‘bubbling’ or delaminating from the substrate. The application of TAL Vapourscreen WB prior to the flooring installation, reduces the risk of debonding. [...]