STEP 1 Prime the floor Floor must be fine sanded, clean, dry, free of dust, grease, oil and wax. Temperature should be in 68°-78° F. range. Thoroughly shake primer jug. Apply evenly across properly prepared floor using applicator suppled with the FloorShield Maintenance System. Let dry for 1 – 2 hours. If grain is raised, lightly sand.
HEAT WELDING (To be done by experienced professionals only.) Heat welding is the optional procedure for all seams, coving, and corner fill pieces of our sheet vinyls. Heat welding provides for strong and hygienic seams. They are not invisible. Heat welding is not appropriate for temporary or semi-permanent installations. The welding cord for our vinyls
PREPARATIONS Store the floor planks in the room of installation. Allow to acclimate 48 hours prior to install. Read the installation instructions carefully before installing. Encore flooring with Woodloc-joint is laid as a floating floor. In other words, it is joined together without being attached to the existing floor. Note that the planks are joined
CONSTRUCTION Materials needed: 1. Two layers of 1/2” underlayment grade solid core no void plywood, one side finished. (To be supplied locally.) 2. Stagestep 1/2” foam sheeting (rolls come in 5’ width by your custom length up to 100’). 3. 1 to 1 1/2” continuous thread wood deck screws with counter sinking heads. Do not use