Research finds adhesive layer improves wood flooring performance
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The performance of a wood floor covering, when installed over under-floor heating (UFH) as a stick-down system, can be significantly improved by ensuring that the adhesive layer bonding the flooring is applied as a continuous layer. This is the key finding in a major piece of research commissioned by TRADA looking into the performance of wood flooring, especially when installed of UFH.
Article from In Touch with Timber Issue 15 (2014)
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