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Finished Flooring Installation


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    Ceramic Tile at 24" oc

    AdvanTech flooring is an acceptable substrate for ceramic tile. The following steps outline the construction sequence for the AdvanTech flooring and ceramic tile with supports at 24” oc per the Tile Council of America Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation.


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    Ceramic Tile over AdvanTech®

    AdvanTech® is an excellent substrate for a variety of floor coverings including ceramic tile. The following steps outline the construction sequence for ceramic tile installation over AdvanTech flooring. Refer to The Tile Council of America Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation for specific tile installation information.


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    Installation of EWF over AdvanTech Flooring

    Engineered Wood Flooring (EWF) is a product that typically includes a hardwood face layer and softwood core layers laminated together. The following steps outline the construction sequence for EWF installation over AdvanTech subflooring.


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    Lightweight Concrete over AdvanTech®

    AdvanTech® flooring is an excellent substrate for lightweight concrete. The following steps outline the construction sequence for the AdvanTech flooring.


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    Gypsum Concrete over AdvanTech®

    AdvanTech® flooring is an excellent substrate for gypsum concrete underlayment. The following steps outline the construction sequence for the AdvanTech flooring.


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    Installing Vinyl, VCT and Commercial Carpet on AdvanTech®

    AdvanTech flooring is an excellent substrate for a variety of floor coverings including vinyl, vinyl composite tiles (VCT) and commercial carpeting. The following steps outline the construction sequence for finish flooring installation over AdvanTech flooring. Commercial carpeting is defined as direct glue down application of commercial carpeting over the subfloor with no carpet pad.


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    AdvanTech Nail Withdrawal vs. Plywood and OSB

    Allowable design withdrawal values for AdvanTech can be calculated in accordance with chapter 11 in the National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction. This tecnical tip discusses how to calulate these values based on fasteners and panel thickness.


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    AdvanTech’s Advantage with Gypsum Underlayment

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    Self-Leveling Compound with AdvanTech®

    Self-leveling compound can be applied over concrete, plywood, and oriented strand board (OSB) and is an approved application over AdvanTech® subflooring. The following steps outline the application method for AdvanTech.


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    How to Prep AdvanTech Subflooring for Finished Flooring Installation

    While AdvanTech is manufactured to have a flat, smooth panel surface, the no-sand guarantee does not elminate all floor prep that may be required by finished flooring manufacturers. If finish flooring type requires substrate flatness to be more restrictive than NWFA criteria, the AdvanTech surface may require minor surface leveling prior to installaiton of finish flooring. 


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    Installing Hardwood Flooring on AdvanTech®

    AdvanTech flooring is an excellent substrate for a variety of floor coverings including hardwood flooring. The following steps outline the construction sequence for hardwood flooring installation over AdvanTech flooring.


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    Floating Engineered Wood Flooring

    Floating engineered flooring is placed over a manufacturer approved underlayment and allowed to float over the wood subfloor. AdvanTech® flooring is an excellent substrate for floating egnineered wood flooring.


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    Radiant Heat Installed with AdvanTech®

    AdvanTech® Flooring is a compatible structural floor panel when used with a radiant floor heating system. The following steps outline the construction sequence for the AdvanTech/radiant heat flooring assembly. The radiant heating system temperature (typically ranging from 120°F to 135°F) does not affect the performance of AdvanTech Flooring panels.