Prior to begin laying CORK/WOOD Flooring in a below grade installation (basements, etc.) a 1/64″ (0.2mm) polyethylene film must be laid Overlap the film by 6″ and seal the seams with duck tape. Also, in below grade installations wrap the film up the wall.
- Flooring should be one of the last items installed in any new construction or remodel project. - Do not install WPC flooring where it will be exposed to temperatures greater than 140 degrees Fahrenheit. The Subfloor . All subfloors must be: o Dry o Structurally sound o Clean, thoroughly swept and free of debris, carpet staples, oils, residue, etc.
If our WPC flooring is installed in contravention of the relevant building codes or if our WPC flooring is used as columns, beams or other load bearing structures. In case of slight colour variation at the moment of installation or the later lightening of the colour as a result of exposure to sunlight.
Shaw Industries has agreed to purchase USFloors, a leader in wood-plastic composite (WPC) flooring. Freedonia Analyst Matt Zielenski weighs in on the news.
WPC flooring is a plank system with a glue-less locking system similar to a laminate installation. Another perk is not needing an underlayment for installation! COREtec Plus vinyl flooring is a WPC vinyl that has patented construction with an attached cork underlayment.