The most common scratches come from abrasions from dirt and grit often coming from the bottom of our shoes. Scratches may also be caused by pets claws and heavy furniture.
The Best way to keep vinyl floors protected from scratches and the wear and tear of everyday life; use walk off mats that are compatible with vinyl flooring at all entrances. To avoid possible discoloration use mats without latex or rubber backing, look for vinyl compatible mats.
Non-Staining floor protectors are another simple way to help maintain luxury vinyl flooring. It is suggested to use these protectors on heavy furniture, chairs, rolling office chairs, file cabinets and tables.
Avoiding direct sunlight exposure especially during peak hours of sun, this will keep the floors from fading.
No, Feather Lodge Rigid Vinyl Planks must be installed over a smooth, hard surface flooring or a substrate, free of deflection. Installing our floors over carpet will void the Feather Lodge factory warranty.
No, we suggest to install kitchen cabinets before installing Feather Lodge Rigid Vinyl Planks. Our vinyl flooring is meant to be used as a floating floor. The weight of the cabinetry and counter top could over-time potentially cause damage to the click mechanism of the floor.
High UV Rays can cause flooring seams to lift or warp after constant exposure. Make sure to keep blinds closed during peak hours of sunlight, not only will this protect your floors but black-out shades or blinds are an easy and cost friendly greener energy saving tip for any household.
Feather Lodge Vinyl Planks from time to time may have slight color variations between production runs. These variations, although infrequent, will be more noticeable in lighter color decors.
When using the very light colors, it is best to check the production run number (#) which is indicated on the label on the short side (end) of the carton.
If you find that you have cartons from different production runs, it is highly recommended that you open 2-3 cartons and install a mix of planks from each different production run on your floor. This will result in a more natural looking floor.
No, AquaLogic, AquaLogic Ultra, AquaLogic Pro and AquaLogic Plus Vinyl Planks themselves are waterproof.
Moisture should not be present nor allowed to collect on either side of the Vinyl Plank flooring to prevent the growth of mold and mildew. Any liquid spills should be cleaned up immediately.
No, Feather Lodge Vinyl Planks are intended for indoor use in a normal climate controlled environment.
Post installation temperature must be maintained between 55˚and 85˚ F.