Southwind Essence Plank *6505 Franklin Meadow*
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Southwind Essence Plank Franklin Meadow
Waterproof and Durable Flooring
Southwind Essence Plank Franklin Meadow Luxury Vinyl Plank is a great option. Especially for busy homes with children or pets. It is scratch resistant and waterproof. It also has attached padding for noise reduction! This means it's suitable flooring for not only your kitchen or bathrooms. It's also great for your basement. This floor is affordable. Contact us for pallet pricing or special pricing.
The 20 mil wear layer makes Franklin Meadow good for commercial installs as well. Which is why it has a 30-year residential and 10-year commercial warranty. As an SPC, this floor is dimensionally stable. Especially when compared to hardwood or laminate flooring. The uniform width and length of the planks lead to shorter installation times. Installers need to keep in mind to stagger the floors randomly. This would help give the floor the best look. See below for Southwind install directions.
As a rule of thumb, SPC floors help keep down noise levels. They are soft underfoot but durable for everyday use. This flooring product has a realistic texture and holds up well against toys and pet claws. All around Southwind Essence Plank is a comfortable option that would go well in most homes. Franklin Meadow goes well with both modern and traditional home designs. The locking joint ensures this product will hold up against gapping. Please ensure you do proper prep prior to installation.
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Southwind Essence Plank Install Instructions:
Here are some general guidelines for your project.
- Ensure floor is clean, flat, and RH levels are within spec.
- Bring in your flooring 48 hours prior to install.
- Under cut all door jams and remove all baseboards.
- Find your starting point
- Snap a chalk line to verify if starting wall is square
- Keep a 1/4" gap all around your installation
- Use a tapping block to put flooring together.
- Use a scoring knife to make your straight cuts.
- Ensure locking mechanisms aren't broken and are clean prior to inserting into installed floor.
- Use a Swiffer to remove dust.
- Reinstall baseboards
- Caulk entryways, toilets, and bathtub connections.
Brand: Southwind – Essence Plank
Construction: Stone Composite High-Density, 100% Waterproof Core
Underlayment Material: IXPE Attached Underlayment – 1mm thickness
Installation Type: Uniclic Locking System
Grain: EIR Embossing
Plank Length: 60″
Plank Width: 7”
Plank Thickness: 6mm
Wear Layer Thickness: 20mm
Warranty: 30 Year Residential Warranty /10 Year Commercial
Green Certification- Resilient: FSC, Greenguard Gold
Other Certification: FloorScore® Certified