WPC (Wood-Plastic Composite) composite floor is an excellent floor material with beautiful appearance, durability and reasonable price. This makes WPC decking an increasingly popular flooring material in the market. However, when installing WPC decking, some details need to be paid attention to to ensure a good installation effect and the service life of the floor.
Preparations Before Installation
Before installing WPC decking, you need to prepare:
Measure the length and width of the board to confirm the area needs;
Decide on the basic structure of the installation ground, which has an important impact on the stability, service life and appearance of WPC decking;
Choose appropriate installation tools according to the characteristics of the installation site, such as hand electric drills, flat head screwdrivers, jigsaws, corgi drills, etc.
Precautions During Installation
Laying moisture-proof film on the surface of the foundation structure: it is very important to prevent moisture from entering the interior of the foundation structure and enhance the stability and anti-corrosion performance of the floor.
Fine measurement: Before installing WPC decking, you need to measure the length and width of each board accurately. When the boards are installed, they are overlapped reasonably, so that the entire ground presents a beautiful and harmonious effect.
Correct use of installation tools: WPC decking needs to use tools such as electric drills, rolling nail drills, and corgi drills during installation. Choosing the right tools and drill bits can better ensure the quality of the floor installation.
Regular cleaning: WPC decking needs to be cleaned regularly, which can better extend the service life of the floor. Do not use aggressive chemicals such as chlorine-containing cleaners during cleaning.
Precautions after installation
Precautions After Installation
Allow enough room for expansion: WPC decking is a plastic-wood composite material that has a certain ability to expand and contract with heat. When installing, please leave enough room for expansion.
Be careful when placing decorations: WPC decking lasts longer, but it’s not invulnerable. When placing decorations, handle with care to avoid scratching the floor.
Avoid temperature and sunlight exposure: WPC decking exposed to sunlight and high temperature for a long time will cause the material to age and fade. Please use a suitable sunshade or cloth to block sunlight after installation.
Regular maintenance: After a long period of use, WPC decking may appear uneven and damaged due to natural wear and tear. It can be maintained by repairing and replacing aging parts.
There are many details that need to be paid attention to during the WPC decking installation process, but only by paying attention to these small details can you ensure that your floor will last longer, and will show beauty and excellent performance throughout the use period.