Frequently asked questions on vinyl flooring

General

  • What are Balterio rigid vinyl floors?
  • What are rigid vinyl floors made of?
  • Does the product contain wood fibre materials?
  • Are the planks and tiles bevelled?
  • Can I install a Balterio rigid vinyl floor in my bathroom?
  • Can I install a Balterio rigid vinyl floor in my veranda?
  • Can I use Balterio rigid vinyl in combination with underfloor heating and cooling?
  • Can excessive water that seeps through the vinyl floor damage my underlay?
  • Can Balterio rigid vinyl floors be installed in commercial areas?
  • Is it possible to reinstall a Balterio rigid vinyl floor (e.g. in case of relocation)?

Preparation and installation

  • What are the installation instructions? Any attention points?
  • Where is the installation of a Balterio rigid vinyl floor prohibited?
  • What are the target areas for installation of a rigid vinyl floor?
  • Does a Balterio rigid vinyl floor need a moisture barrier on a concrete subfloor?
  • Can I install a Balterio rigid vinyl floor without an underlay?
  • What are the acoustic values of Balterio rigid vinyl (with and without underlay)?
  • Can rigid vinyl floors also be glued down?
  • Do I cut or saw the rigid vinyl planks or tiles?
  • What are the maximum dimensions of a rigid vinyl floor without expansion profile?
  • What is the recommended dilatation for the installation a Balterio rigid vinyl floor?
  • Can I use a laminate underlay for a Balterio rigid vinyl floor?
  • What if the subfloor is moist, or the concrete isn’t dry enough?

Maintenance

  • What is the best to clean and maintain a Balterio rigid vinyl floor?
  • How do I keep my Balterio rigid vinyl floor scratch free?
  • Can I steam my Balterio rigid vinyl floor?
  • How can I remove stains from my Balterio rigid vinyl floor?
  • Can I change a damaged vinyl plank or tile in the middle of a room (without damaging the whole floor)?