Vinyl Floors should only be installed by profesionals who have the necessary installation experience and knowledge
A floor in a huge investment in both time and money, so it is very essential that you find a professional to do it for you.
Vinyl Floors are affordable, durable, wide variety of colors & designs, waterproof, fire retardant and easy to clean.
There are three methods used to install vinyl flooring depending on the manufacturer and the style: Full Spread, Perimeter Adhered & Floating flooring
The vinyl substrate is the surface on which the vinyl flooring will be laid on. Vinyl can be laid onto an existing floor or a new surface
Vinyl floors should be installed after all other finishing or construction trade operations, including painting, have been completed.
Room temperature between 18.3 C & 29.4 C for at least 48 hours previous to, during and 48 hours after installation. Dry subfloor with temperature approximately the same as the air in the room, Room well ventilated & Low relative humidity.
There are two ways to install sheet vinyl flooring. The first is to apply adhesive to the entire floor area. The second is to use staples and adhesives around the outside edges and at seams. The first method is used for flooring with a lesser quality material or if you will not need to take the flooring material up in the future.
The base floor must be smooth & even before applying the roll covering. All high or low spots must be removed. You can check for high & low points in a floor using a straightedge & a flashlight. Play the beam of light along the straightedge from the rear. Light filtering under the straightedge indicates high or low points
The easiest way to lay sheet vinyl is by using a paper pattern of the floor.
Remove any excess adhesive from the flooring surface with the recommended cleaner.
Don’t walk on the seamed areas. Keep the room at 68° F or greater. Ventilate the area well for 48 to 72 hours.