Can be screened and recoated with Bona HD Traffic (or similar)
Requires 1/2” expansion gap
15-16 gauge, L/T cleats, or 7/16” to 1/2” crown staples, minumum 1 3/4” Length. Fastener spacing 1 1/2” from the board ends and every 6” - 8” along the tongue.
Residential Light Duty
This series has been tested and contains the following certifications:
SUBSTRATE REQUIREMENTS Structurally sound, well bounded, flat to within 3/16” in 10’ radius, or 1/8” in 6’ radius. Vertical deflection cannot exceed 1/4” in 10’ radius, or more than 1/16” between the floor joist.
APPROVED SUBSTRATES Underlayment APA grade CDX plywood/OSB. See NWFA guidelines for 3000 PSI concrete or 2500 PSI gypcrete.
WOOD SUBFLOOR (EMC) MOISTURE CONTENT REQUIREMENTS Solid wood MC (moisture content) must test within 2% of the wood subfloor. Neither can exceed 12%.
CONCRETE AND GYPCRETE MOISTURE EMISSIONS, RH, AND PH REQUIREMENTS Random width and/or narrower than 4 1/4” ONLY. Check with NWFA for an approved adhesive and/or moisture mitigation system for concrete/gypcrete, RH, pH, and installation requirements. (Bond and moisture mitigation warranties comes soley from glue and/or vapor barrier manufacturer.)
JOBSITE CONDITION RANGES Prior, during, and after installation, the jobsite RH must be maintained between 35-55%, and the room temperature between 60-80°F.
ACCLIMATION TIMEFRAME Minimum 72 hours to reach room temperature between 60-80 °F. The subfloor and the wood flooring MC (moisture content) must test within 2% of each other and does exceed 12%. If the MC falls outside this range, a longer acclimation period is required to reach equilibrium.
CAN WE INSTALL A CUSHION UNDERNEATH THE FLOOR? Cushion is not compatible.
RUG COMPATIBILITY Must be breathable, non abrasive, natural fiber rugs. Please see RugPadUSA.com. For example; Eco Plush 3/8”, Contour Lock, RugPro, or Superior Lock 1/4”.