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What you need to know before installing luxury vinyl plank & tile flooring

Luxury Vinyl Installation - 3 Different Techniques

Once your substrate is ready to go, your luxury vinyl floor will be installed. Vinyl can be installed with one of three different techniques: full spread, perimeter adhered or floating installation. With full spread installation, installers apply adhesive to the entire substrate. With perimeter adhered installation, the adhesive is only applied to seams and perimeters of the vinyl flooring. Finally, a floating vinyl installation is when no adhesive is used to glue the vinyl to the substrate. As with any other flooring product, it’s important to be prepared and know what to expect during the installation process.

During Your Luxury Vinyl Installation

Depending on the type of vinyl you have selected for installation, the process will vary in duration. The two types of installation methods for vinyl are self-stick or a glue down type of vinyl. The self-stick vinyl is easier to install since the adhesive backing is already on the tiles or planks. The glue down type will require some more effort and is a little more time consuming. No matter what installation method you've selected, you can be sure that our professionals are experienced in both quality and efficiency.

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After Your Luxury Vinyl Installation

After installation, you’ll need to make sure your room has good ventilation. You can help ensure good air flow by opening up windows, turning on fans and taking other steps to air the room out for about 48 to 72 hours. Then, it’s up to you to care for and maintain your new vinyl floor.

If you have questions about floor maintenance, don't hesitate to chat to one of our flooring experts, here at West Michigan Carpet Center, Hart, MI.  We would be happy to answer your questions.

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