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Vinyl Tile and Plank - Floating Products


Luxury Vinyl Tile and Array Vinyl Plank - Floating Products


Beautiful, comfortable and quiet. You can have it all with Shaw resilient flooring.


StaTite™ Floating Floor

These products have Shaw's StaTite Joint Technology with enhanced TPS adhesive applied to an extra wide joint strip.

Install an entire floor in just a few hours with no mess.

  • Adhere planks to each other...not to your sub-floor
  • Lays directly over your sub-floor with minimal prep
  • Looks and feels like real wood and tile
  • Durable and water resistant
  • Great for high traffic areas, above and below grade
  • Most products feature OptiClean™, Shaw's easy to clean surface that offers additional stain resistance

Click here for StaTite Floating Installations.

VersaLock™ Floating Floor

These products feature Shaw's VersaLock edge. Planks lock together and are not adhered to subfloor.

Install an entire floor in just a few hours with no mess.

  • No waiting— with no mess!
  • Lays directly over your sub-floor with minimal prep
  • Looks and feels like real wood
  • Durable and water resistant
  • Great for high traffic areas, above and below grade
  • Most products feature OptiClean™, Shaw's easy to clean surface that offers additional stain resistance

Click here for VersaLock Floating Installations

VersaFit™ Floating Floor

These products have Shaw's VersaFit Technology which allows for three versatile installation methods. Choose loose-lay, full spread, or perimeter glue installation. It doesn't get any simpler than this.

Install an entire floor in just a few hours with no mess.

  • Lays directly over your sub-floor with minimal prep
  • Looks and feels like real wood
  • Durable and water resistant
  • Great for high traffic areas, above and below grade
  • Most products feature OptiClean, Shaw's easy to clean surface that offers additional stain resistance

Click here for VersaFit Floating Installations.

Luxury Vinyl Tile and Plank - Direct Glue Dry Back Products


Shaw's LVT dry back products have fiberglass filled bodies and are made from "Virgin" vinyl. Many of the products feature OptiClean, Shaw's easy to clean surface that offers additional stain resistance.

Installation advantages include:

  • Above, on or below ground installation
  • True rounded edges allow select tiles to be grouted for a realistic look
  • Adhesive available in 4 gallon and 1 gallon pails
  • Most products feature OptiClean, Shaw's easy to clean surface that offers additional stain resistance

Click here for Array Dry Back - Direct Glue Installations.

Be sure to discuss your installation needs with your Shaw retailer or your installer


Whether you choose one of our Floating floors or choose a Direct Glue Dry Back product, you can feel confident knowing that you can have it all with Shaw resilient flooring.


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