The Gerflor Creation 55 Looselay Long Board 0455 requires a looselay installation method. This is a quick and easy installation method that you should find simple enough to do yourself. However, there are a few pointers to keep in mind before you begin.
You should always follow manufacturer instructions which come with your new floor. However, below you’ll discover the basics of looselay LVT installation as a general guideline you can follow.
The importance of subfloor preparation
One of the most important things you need to do before installing the Gerflor Creation 55 Looselay Long Board 0455 is prepare the subfloor. It should be smooth, even and clean. If there is any adhesive residue left over from your old flooring, this will need to be removed fully.
When cleaning the subfloor, make sure you don’t use corrosive chemical or solvents. These can damage the back of Looselay LVT flooring. Once the subfloor is clean and even, it is time to move on to installation.
Unlike other types of flooring, Looselay LVT needs to be installed tightly against the wall. When you are ready to install the floor, you can follow these simple steps:
Step 1: Measure the longest wall of the room to determine whether you need to cut the LVT to size. If cuts are required, use a utility knife to carefully remove the excess product.
Step 2: Begin to lay the first line of flooring, ensuring the tiles are fitted tightly against the wall. You simply need to place the tiles next to one another, without securing them down.
Step 3: Continue to lay the floor, placing the tiles next to one another until you have finished the entire room.
It really is as simple as that. As it is designed to be easily removed, fitting this floor is a breeze. Some manufacturers do tell you to use an adhesive however, so it is worth checking the instructions that came with the floor.
The Gerflor Creation 55 Looselay Long Board 0455 is one of the easiest floors to install. This means you can save a fortune on professional installation.
Important: We highly recommend contacting the manufacturer of the floor to receive an official installation guide. Failure to follow manufacturer guidelines could void the warranty.