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  1. COREtec Stair Treads

    COREtec Stair Treads

    We have been selling COREtec® Flooring since 2013. We have seen it grow to great success in the marketplace. As with any floating floor, the installation has always been challenging but not so much that it creates a barrier for the do-it-yourself crowd. However, what we have observed is that floating floor plank installation on stairways requires some carpenter skills. Lots of cutting, mitering and fitting with horizontal and vertical joins. This article introduces a newer product from US Floors that simplifies the stair step problems. COREtec® Stair Treads.

    These stair Treads are sold as single units and match colors for HD, Design, and Enhanced product lines. The other product colors in the COREtec® lines have not been paired up with their own stair treads. Please check with us if you need to order we can check with the manufacturer to determine availability.

    A little bit of history, US Floors® initially offered only one option - the stair

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  2. Vinyl Floor/Stair Cap Trim Adhesive

    Vinyl Floor/Stair Cap Trim Adhesive

    Frequently we are asked what is the best adhesive to use for trim. More specifically what is the best adhesive to use for stair caps and flush-stair noses used in vinyl floors. We generally recommend a pressure sensitive adhesive product from PPG. The brand name is called Liquid Nails. More information can be found at the web site at LiquidNails.com.

    Basic Concepts:

    Pressure sensitive adhesive is an glue compound require pressure to initiate bonding between the adhesive and the substrate, whereas other adhesives require heat, water or a solvent. Factors that influence bonding include surface energy, preparation smoothness and temperature.

    Shear strength refers to an item’s ability to withstand tangential force.

    Flexibility refers to an item’s ability to show

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