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Karndean Flooring - ideal for your Commercial application

Choose from three types of product

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We offer three types of product: Gluedown, LooseLay and Rigid Core. This section explains the benefits of all Karndean products and then looks at each product type in detail, to help you make an informed decision about which will best suit your commercial project.


All Karndean products offer the following benefits, making a Karndean floor the ideal choice for your commercial project:

  • Lifetime Guarantee
  • Durable
  • Waterproof
  • Enviromentally friendly
  • Child friendly
  • Hygienic
  • Comfortable underfoot
  • Compatible with underfloor heating

 

Gluedown

Karndean Designflooring replicates the beauty of natural materials without any of the drawbacks associated with the likes of stone tiles and wood flooring. Its benefits are far reaching and suitable for a wide number of commercial applications.

Our commercial vinyl planks and tiles are low maintenance which means cost effectiveness and lower life cycle costs. What's more, our commercial flooring warranties provide up to 20 years' peace of mind, testimony to the durability of our luxury vinyl tiles and planks.

Karndean Designflooring's luxury vinyl tiles are carefully designed to replicate natural materials such as wood and stone without their practical drawbacks. Each range has a distinctive character defined by wear layer, plank or tile size, design and tonal range.

Karndean Designflooring Gluedown all ranges 

Our gluedown ranges offer a wide selection of designs, formats and features. From hand crafted embosses, to bevelled edges, to bespoke designs, each range is unique to Karndean and every product has its own inspirational story to tell.


 Individual tiles and planks are stuck down
 

Individual tiles and planks are stuck down using adhesive

  Subfloor must be smooth and dry
 

Subfloor must be dry, smooth and flat

             
Professional installation
 

Professional installation required

  Design Strips and Borders
 

Personalise with design strips and borders

             
 Range of Price Points
 

Range of price points to suit different budgets

   No Expansion Gap
 

No expansion gap required

             
 Wide Range of Designs
 

Available in a wide range of designs, colours, textures and formats

 
   

 

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LooseLay

Karndean LooseLay gives you the intricate designs and durability in a format that can be installed quickly and easily in any space, and is designed to perform in a variety of commercial environments, including multifamily, exhibition spaces, sports facilities, pop up shops, and more. Its K-Wave friction grip backing secures the floor firmly in place and its 4.5mm thickness allows for an easy transition to carpet tile. With an IIC rating of 56, Karndean LooseLay is perfect for multi-level applications or anywhere that sound is a consideration.

 

Karndean LooseLay planks are available in two sizes:

  • Karndean LooseLay: 41” x 10” | 250mm x 1050mm
  • Karndean LooseLay Longboard: 59” x 10” | 250mm x 1500mm

LooseLay Composition

Benefits



Quick and easy to install


No expansion gap


No expansion gap required 

             
Reduces Noise

Reduces noise by 13dB

 
 

Suitable for subfloors up to 95% RH

             
Installs Over Existing Subfloors
 

Installs over most existing hard floors

  No Need for Adhesive
 

No adhesive required, but tackifier recommended in some installations

 

 

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Rigid Core

Rigid Core is a click locking floating floor with a thick central core and is an ideal alternative to laminate and engineered hardwood. Our proprietary K-Core technology makes it perfect for installations where acoustics, uneven subfloors or preservation of existing hard floors need to be considered. Its 5G locking mechanism allows for quick installation and the pre-attached backing means no separate underlay is required.

Rigid Core Composition

 

Other Benefits

 

Quick and easy to install

With our 5G Valinge vertical click-locking mechanism, extra large format (1420mm x 225mm/56" x 9") and limited subfloor preparation requirements, Rigid Core products are quick and easy to install, meaning very little downtime during installation.

 

Reduces Noise

 

Acoustic qualities

The acoustic foam backing pre-attached to our Rigid Core products reduces noise transfer to rooms below by 19dB, which makes them ideal for apartments, office blocks or any upstairs rooms


     
   

Installs Over Existing Subfloors

 

Installs over existing hard floors

Rigid Core products feature our unique K-Core technology, ensuring a stronger, more stable core for installation over most existing hard floors without the worry of exposing subfloor imperfections

  Waterproof
 

Waterproof

Unlike real wood, Rigid Core floors won't swell, crack or warp when wet.

             
Durable
 

Durable

Our K-Guard+ surface protection system uses PU technology to provide a hygenic and durable finish.

  Phthalate Free
 

Phthalate free

We can proudly say that all our Rigid Core products are now manufactured phthalate-free.

             
Low Maintenance
 

Low maintenance

All Karndean floors are simple to care for. All it needs is a quick sweep and run over with a mop, warm water and Karndean Clean.

       

  

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