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Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) and Plank Installation Methods

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Luxury Vinyl Tile and Plank Installation Methods
Luxury vinyl is one of the fastest and easiest floors to install. Whether you choose to have your new floor professionally installed or do-it-yourself, here’s what you can expect.
 

Floorté Floating Floor

The Floorté family of rigid core products are our top-selling luxury vinyl floors for good reason - they are beautiful, durable and easy to install. All Floorté luxury vinyl products (Floorté Classic Series, Floorté Pro Series & Floorté Elite Series) boast the following installation benefits:

  • Click profile which allows for fast and easy installation
  • No acclimation required so you can install and live on your new floor in the same day
  • Rigid core is dimensionally stable so planks can be installed over existing hard surface flooring
  • Conceals imperfections in the subfloor meaning less floor prep is required
  • Can be installed above, on or below ground
  • DIY friendly
 

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VersaLock Floating Floor

Products featuring Shaw Floors' VersaLock edge are flexible LVT planks that are locked together and not adhered to the subfloor.

  • Installs quickly with no mess
  • Lays directly over your sub-floor with minimal prep
  • Great for high traffic areas, above and below grade
 

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VersaLock

Shaw Floors' VersaFit Technology allows for three versatile installation methods: loose-lay, full spread or perimeter glue installation. All three methods feature the following installation benefits:

  • Installs quickly with no mess
  • Lays directly over your sub-floor with minimal prep
  • Great for high traffic areas, above and below grade
 

Detailed installation instructions:

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