Vinyl Flooring Industry Approval
October 22nd, 2014
Why it’s important that your plywood underlayment is tested and approved by the major vinyl flooring manufacturers:
- Peace of Mind – first and foremost, it’s important that you feel good about the choice you have made for the foundation of your new or replacement floor.
- Approval means that the vinyl manufacturers have put the plywood underlayment to “the test” under their brand(s) of flooring and the plywood underlayment met their standards for installation. Check out Patriot Timbers vinyl manufacturer approval letters here: www.patriottimber.com/vinyl-manufacturer-approval-letters/
In addition to checking to see if your plywood underlayment has been vinyl industry approved, you should also consider the following:
- Longevity in the Marketplace – how long has the plywood underlayment been on the market? Over the last 25 years, Patriot Timber Products has proven to be the clear industry leader for Premium Plywood Underlayment panels in performance, value, quality and product support.
- Proven Performance – is there a performance track record? More than 450 million square feet of SurePly® plywood underlayment have been installed since the product debuted in 1990 – enough to support 10,000 football fields of flooring.
- Is there a warranty? If so, how long is the warranty and is it transferrable? Our SurePly® and IronPly® plywood underlayment panels are backed by our Lifetime Warranties. Please visit www.SurePly.com and www.IronPly.com for more details.
- Is the plywood underlayment panel easy to install? No special tools are required to install our SurePly® or IronPly® plywood underlayment panels. You can Score and Snap the panels with a knife and straight edge to quickly make them the size needed on the job.
- Is the manufacturer of the plywood underlayment easily accessible should you have questions regarding your installation? Patriot Timber offers a combination of customer support options. We are available by phone or email. We also offer online support including a full installation video and downloadable instructions at www.InstallSurePly.com.
Please visit Patriot Timber Products at: www.patriottimber.com/plywood-lumber-products/panels/ for our complete line of plywood underlayment panels that meet and exceed these guidelines.