Date: 29.11.2011

A flooring solution to your design needs


After 18 months of field testing and a prestigious 2011 NeoCon Flooring Innovation Award, here at Karndean we're proud and excited to announce our latest innovation, Karndean Looselay.   Looselay is glue-less, non-click vinyl plank range. Reflecting progressive technology whilst maintaining the fundamental appeal of Luxury Vinyl Tiles, Looselay can be installed in both glue-free or in circumstances where heavy traffic is encountered -using only a grid of pressure sensitive adhesive.

We've used the latest cutting edge technology which has made the development of Looselay possible. You'll find that the thicker and stiffer dimensionally stable centre layer and overall thickness of 4.5mm combined with a unique plasticized waffle friction backing prevents underfoot movement by hugging the subfloor with a strong suction-like grip. With a foundation that also provides outstanding acoustic results that complies with ISO 140-6, we've got a product that requires no absorbent subfloor (providing the condition is flat, level, dry and sound) and specifications that is suitable for any of your high-rise residential tower projects. When used in a domestic dwelling a Limited Lifetime Wear Guarantee applies.

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Whether it's a total design makeover or just a store refurbishment, Looselay provides many benefits for your next design project.  From its friction backing that provides an easier installation system to its greater dimensional stability eliminating the need for expansion gaps, every detail of this range has been carefully developed to create a solution for your commercial flooring needs

We've launched Looselay in six of the most popular Karndean Van Gogh designs. While retaining the 0.5mm commercial wear layer and Karndean's standard LVT commercial heavy duty 10-year wear guarantee, you can also create a real impact with the generous plank sizes of 1050mm x 250mm. You'll also find that Looselay complies with all fire and slip performance requirements for use in up to patient care areas of Class 9A buildings and on ramped inclines (R10 under AS/NZS 4586).

Taking our inspiration from the widely held appeal of free-lay modular carpet, but without the restraints of a laminated timber floating floor, overlapping strip or click mechanism, we believe that Karndean Looselay is the next generation of Luxury Vinyl Tiles.

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