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Product code: QAF-LVT-02
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Welcome to a timeless classic – Luvanto Design Black Slate! With its deep embossed finish, this Luvanto Luxury Vinyl Flooring is certain to give your home the luxurious look it deserves. Crafted exclusively from super durable materials and built with a 0.55mm wear layer and 2.5mm thickness, you know your floor will remain safe and secure for years to come. Plus, an integrated naturally aged stone feeling gives it that real touch of class.
This beautiful sleek vinyl also comes in large-sized 305mm x 305mm tiles that make it relatively fuss-free to install and easy to clean! Not only that, but Luvanto Design Black Slate has even been tested for compatibility with underfloor heating systems, so you have the luxury of keeping your feet warm while looking magnificent at all times.
If that wasn’t enough, rest assured knowing your purchase comes backed by a 25-year warranty – perfect if you are seeking something reliable! So why not try out Luvanto Design Black Slate today? It could be the perfect way to add beauty and sophistication without breaking the bank.
|305mm x 305mm [12″ x 12″]
|Type of Finish
|Deep Emboss Matt Finish
|Bevelled Edge (Tile)
|1.86 m2 per pack
Luvanto Installation Guide
- Preparation: Before starting the installation of Luvanto Design Flooring, thoroughly inspect the subfloor to ensure it is clean, dry, and free from any debris, moisture, or imperfections. Address any unevenness by levelling the subfloor with a suitable levelling compound. This step is crucial for ensuring a smooth and stable base for the Luvanto Flooring.
- Acclimatisation: Allow the Luvanto Flooring planks or tiles to acclimate to the room’s environment for at least 48 hours before installation. Lay the Luvanto planks flat in the room where they will be installed, ensuring proper air circulation around each plank, ideally opening both ends of the packaging. This acclimatisation period allows the Luvanto Flooring to adjust to the temperature and humidity of the room, minimising the risk of expansion or contraction after installation.
- Layout: Carefully plan the layout of the flooring, considering factors such as room dimensions, natural light sources, and traffic patterns. Start the installation from the longest, straightest wall in the room, as this will provide a reference point for laying the first row of Luvanto planks. Then work from this point staggering the planks for a natural look. If need be tape across the planks to keep the joints tight until the adhesive grabs.
- Adhesive Application: Select a high-quality adhesive recommended by Luvanto Design Flooring and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application. Use a notched trowel to spread the adhesive evenly over the subfloor, working in small sections to prevent it from drying out too quickly. Take care not to apply adhesive beyond the area where you will be laying the Luvanto Flooring, as excess adhesive can be difficult to clean up and may interfere with the installation process. This is often called “ late placement “ and flooring laid on semi-cured adhesive will ultimately fail.
- Installation: Begin laying the Luvanto Flooring planks into the adhesive, starting from the reference line and working towards the opposite wall. Press each Luvanto plank firmly into the adhesive, ensuring a tight bond between the plank and the subfloor. If available a handheld roller can help with this process. Be sure to wipe away any excess adhesive that is squeezed through the joints with a warm damp cloth.
- Trimming: As you approach the end of each row, measure and cut the final Luvanto plank to fit against the wall using a utility knife or a vinyl cutter. The remainder of the plank can then be used to start the next row. Remove any excess adhesive from the surface of the Luvanto Flooring using a clean cloth or adhesive remover.
- Finishing Touches: Once the installation is complete allow the adhesive to cure according to the manufacturer’s recommendations ( normally 24 hours ) before allowing significant foot traffic on the floor and the placement of heavy furniture on your new Luvanto floor. A floor dressing can be added if desired to enhance the appearance but in today’s modern floors, this is rarely used.
- Preparation: Prepare the subfloor in the same manner as for glue-down installation, ensuring it is clean, dry, and level. Remove any existing flooring materials and thoroughly clean the subfloor to ensure proper adhesion of the click-lock Luvanto Design Flooring.
- Acclimation: Allow the Luvanto Flooring planks to acclimate to the room’s environment for at least 48 hours before installation, following the same acclimation process as described for glue-down installation.
- Layout: Plan the layout of the flooring, starting from the longest, straightest wall in the room. Leave an expansion gap of approximately 1/4 inch along the walls and transition to other fixed items such as kitchen units or island units.
- Installation: Begin by laying the first row of Luvanto Flooring planks along the starting wall, ensuring that the click-lock edges are securely engaged. Use a tapping block and rubber mallet to gently tap the Luvanto planks into place, ensuring a tight fit between each plank. Continue installing subsequent rows of planks, interlocking each one with the click-lock system and staggering the end joints for added stability. Staggers should not be less than 1/3rd of the length of the Luvanto plank or tile.
- Trimming: As needed, use a suitable saw or a vinyl cutter ( for example a sharp Stanley knife or similar ) to trim the final row of planks to fit against the wall, leaving an expansion gap as above. Remove any excess debris from the surface of the Luvanto Flooring using a vacuum or broom.
- Finishing Touches: Once the installation is complete, remove any spacers and install matching transition strips or mouldings along the perimeter of the room to cover the expansion gap and provide a finished look. Inspect the installation for any gaps, unevenness, or imperfections, and address them as needed for a professional finish.
By following these detailed instructions for both glue-down and click-lock installation methods, you can achieve a professional and long-lasting installation of Luvanto Design Flooring in any space. A Luvanto floor that with general care and correct installation will last for decades. Longer than the Luvanto generous and comprehensive 25-year warranty!
Luvanto Maintenance Guide
The Luvanto Design Flooring Care and Maintenance guide is your essential companion for preserving the beauty and longevity of your Luvanto Flooring investment. Designed to provide comprehensive instructions and tips specific to Luvanto Flooring, this guide ensures that your Luvanto Flooring remains pristine and durable for years to come. Here’s an overview of the key elements of the Luvanto Flooring Care and Maintenance guide:
- Regular Cleaning Routine: Establishing a regular cleaning routine is crucial for maintaining the appearance and condition of your Luvanto Flooring. Sweep or vacuum the floor regularly to remove dust, dirt, and debris. Use a soft-bristled broom or a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment to prevent scratching the surface of your Luvanto Flooring.
- Gentle Cleaning Solutions: When mopping your Luvanto Flooring, use a pH-neutral cleaning solution specifically formulated for Luvanto Flooring. Avoid harsh chemicals, abrasive cleaners, or steam cleaners, as they can damage the surface and finish of the flooring. Dilute the cleaning solution according to the manufacturer’s instructions and mop the floor in small sections, ensuring thorough coverage.
- Prompt Spill Cleanup: Spills and stains should be addressed promptly to prevent them from setting into the flooring potentially causing water marks. Use a damp cloth or mop to clean up spills immediately, then dry the area thoroughly to prevent moisture damage to your Luvanto Flooring. Avoid using excessive water, as standing water can seep into the seams and edges of the flooring, causing warping or damage.
- Avoid Scratches and Dents: Take preventive measures to avoid scratches and dents on your Luvanto Design Flooring. Use furniture pads or felt protectors under the legs of heavy furniture to prevent indentations. Avoid dragging heavy objects or sharp items across the floor, as they can cause scratches or gouges. Lift furniture instead of sliding it to prevent damage to the surface of your Luvanto Flooring.
- Protective Measures: Place entrance mats or rugs at entryways to trap dirt, grit, and moisture from shoes before they can be tracked onto your Luvanto Flooring. Regularly clean and shake out mats to prevent dirt buildup. Use protective pads under furniture legs to distribute weight evenly and prevent scratches.
- Avoid Direct Sunlight: Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can cause fading and discolouration of your Luvanto Flooring. Use window coverings such as blinds or curtains to block out harsh sunlight during peak hours, or consider applying UV-blocking window film to protect your flooring from harmful UV rays. UV light can affect over time any brand or type of flooring so is general information.
- Routine Maintenance: Periodically inspect your Luvanto Flooring for signs of wear, damage, or issues. Address any minor scratches or scuffs promptly using a vinyl floor repair kit or touch-up pen, following the manufacturer’s instructions for best results. Regular maintenance will help keep your Luvanto Flooring looking its best and extend its lifespan.
By following the guidelines outlined in the Luvanto Flooring Care and Maintenance guide, you can ensure that your flooring investment remains beautiful, resilient, and durable for years to come. With proper care and attention, your Luvanto Flooring will continue to enhance your living space with its timeless elegance and exceptional quality, well beyond the comprehensive 25-year warranty.
Luvanto Warranty Guide
The Luvanto Design Flooring warranty is designed to provide comprehensive coverage and peace of mind, ensuring that your investment in Luvanto Flooring is safeguarded against a range of potential issues. Let’s delve deeper into the key features and benefits of the Luvanto Flooring warranty:
- Structural Warranty: At the foundation of the Luvanto Flooring warranty is a robust structural guarantee, which assures the stability, durability, and integrity of your flooring. This coverage offers protection against any defects in materials or workmanship, giving you confidence that your Luvanto Flooring will remain solid and secure for years to come, even under the heaviest foot traffic and in commercial spaces.
- Surface Warranty: The surface warranty provided by Luvanto Flooring offers exceptional protection for the finish and wear layer of your flooring. The urethane wear layer ensures that your flooring maintains its original beauty and performance over time, guarding against scratches, stains, and wear resulting from regular residential or commercial use. With this warranty in place, you can trust that your Luvanto Flooring will continue to look stunning and perform flawlessly for many years to come.
- Waterproof Warranty: Luvanto Flooring goes above and beyond by offering a waterproof warranty, providing added assurance and peace of mind, especially in areas prone to moisture exposure. Whether in kitchens, bathrooms, or basements, this coverage ensures that your flooring remains resilient and unaffected by water damage, making it ideal for environments where spills, leaks, and humidity are common.
- Installation Warranty: With the Luvanto Flooring installation warranty, you can rest assured that your flooring will be installed correctly and according to Luvanto guidelines. This assurance guarantees optimal performance and longevity, as any issues arising from improper installation will be promptly addressed and resolved by Luvanto Flooring professionals. By adhering to the warranty guidelines, you can ensure that your flooring investment is protected from the very beginning.
- Transferable Warranty: The transferability of the Luvanto Design Flooring warranty adds significant value and convenience, as it can be transferred to subsequent owners if you decide to sell your property. This means that the benefits of the warranty extend beyond your ownership, providing ongoing protection and enhancing the resale value of your home or commercial space. The ability to transfer the warranty ensures that future occupants can enjoy the same peace of mind and protection that you’ve experienced with your Luvanto Flooring.
- Customer Support: Luvanto Flooring is committed to providing exceptional customer support throughout the warranty process. Whether you have questions about coverage, need assistance with a claim, or require technical support, our knowledgeable and responsive team is here to help. We strive to ensure a seamless and hassle-free experience for our valued customers, reinforcing our dedication to your satisfaction and peace of mind. Luvanto welcomes calls directly at 0151 427 6000
With the comprehensive Luvanto Flooring warranty, you can invest in your flooring with confidence, knowing that you are protected by a brand that prioritises quality, reliability, and customer care. Experience the peace of mind that comes with knowing your flooring has been backed by Luvanto for 25 years, allowing you to enjoy your space with confidence and tranquillity for years to come.