|Edge Detail||Square Edge|
|Plank Style||Single Plank|
|Installation Method||Glued Down|
If you’re looking to install luxury vinyl tiles by hand, there are a few things to bear in mind:
Glue Down vs Click
Before you purchase your LVT, check which installation system it uses. There are two main types: ‘Glue Down’ and ‘Click’.
• Glue Down is more traditional, ensuring dimensional stability and strength. Each tile is placed in a desired pattern, and set alongside the neighbouring tiles.
• Click installation is quick and hassle free. Each tile fits together seamlessly and securely, locking into place with a single movement.
Many fitters prefer floating their tiles due to quick and easy installation. Floating does not require you to fix your flooring to a subfloor, however, only click tiles can be fitted this way.
A thin underlay is fitted underneath the tile to encourage cushioning underfoot. Floating helps cut down on labour, whilst ensuring that your boards are comfortable and strong underfoot.
Fixing your flooring to the subfloor will ensure a long lifespan and minimal movement. Both Glue Down and Click tiles can be fitted this way, however, it is more popular with the former.
LVT can be installed above most existing hard surfaces, such as concrete, plywood, tiles, and wood boards. Adhesive is applied directly under the tile, setting rigidly into place.
For an in-depth look at fitting LVT, check out our dedicated installation guide. We’ve curated the best tips and tricks, helping your renovation go smoothly.
At Luxury Flooring, we pride ourselves on our dedication to customer services. That’s why we order every Karndean product straight from the source, getting it to you as quickly as possible.
Please note, our stock of Karndean flooring has a two-week lead time from the moment of purchase. Remember, every order above £499 + VAT comes with outstanding free delivery!
All our deliveries are made between 9am-6pm. If you need your flooring delivered at a specific time, or on a Saturday, arrangements can be made following a minor surcharge.
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