Installation of Deco ArkĀ®
Pre-finished Engineered Flooring System

  • PREPARATION OF SUB-FLOORS
    • Prior to the commencement of installation, the specialist contractor shall inspect the sub-floor over which the strip flooring is to be laid.
    • It shall be the responsibility of the main contractor to ensure that the sub-floor conforms to the requirements of the specialist contractor and it is within the tolerance of 3mm in 1.5 meters.
    • The cement screed must be smooth, hard and free from any grease, oil and other contamination. The moisture content of the screed should not be more than 6%.
    • The sand to cement ratio must be 1:3 to 1:4.5.
  • RUBBER UNDERLAY MEMBRANE INSTALLATION SYSTEM
    • Clean away any dirt and dust on the screed.
    • Lay Rubber Underlay Membrane (RUM) on cement screed.
    • Apply Rhexe PU Adhesive on the RUM-Rubber Underlay Membrane spacing using a metallic glue applicator.
  • INSTALLATION OF ENGINEERED FLOORING SYSTEM
    • Install the color-sorted pre-finished Engineered Timber on to the RUM-Rubber Underlay Membrane and leave 5mm to 8mm expansion gap at both sides of the room where the longitudinal timber lays with random pegging at intervals.

 

*The floor should left minimum of 5 days for curing.

 

    • Install skirting to wall (skirting to be pre-finished at factory with 2 coats).
    • Lay corrugated paper / PVC board protection to the installed flooring.