Home Fitting Info Fitting a Harvey Maria floor

All Harvey Maria floors are suitable for laying in bathrooms, shower-rooms, kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms, hallways, conservatories and utility rooms.

And all are suitable for use with underfloor heating and durable enough for commercial use too.
For best results use a Harvey Maria trained fitter, ask your Approved Retailer for more information about their supply and fitting services.

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The sub-floor onto which the flooring is to be laid should be permanently dry, clean, rigid, free of flaws and flat.

2

Suitable sub-floors include well fitted plywood (from 6mm - 12mm, sufficient to provide a rigid base) and screeded concrete floors.

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Flooring should always be stored flat and left in piles for at least 24 hours prior to fitting in order to acclimatise to the conditions of the room.

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The ambient room temperature, and the temperature of the flooring and adhesive, should be at least 18ºC (sub-floor temperature at least 15ºC).

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Underfloor heating should be switched off for 48 hours before and after laying the floor, and gradually brought up to full operating temperature over a period of days.

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ONLY HARVEY MARIA RECOMMENDED ADHESIVES should be used when fitting a Harvey Maria floor. For areas exposed to strong sunlight and with underfloor heating Harvey Maria specialist High-Temperature Adhesive should be used.

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A laying plan is agreed with the fitter, see the LAYING PATTERNS page here. It's usually best to begin laying from the centre of the room.

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Tiles are cut using a sharp Stanley knife. Trained fitters have time-saving tips techniques for cutting at the edge of the room and for tricky curves and corners.

 
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The floor tile is bedded in to the adhesive by applying even pressure across the tile with a flooring roller or equivalent. Excess glue is wiped away before it is allowed to dry.

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Regular sweeping and mopping will help protect the new floor and a good entrance mat used to trap dirt. A Harvey Maria floor care kit should be used to protect and care for the floor from day one! See more

harvey maria Download PDF: Detailed Domestic Installation Instructions
harvey maria Watch Video: A brief guide to fitting your Harvey Maria floor play

harvey maria Watch Video: A brief guide to laying your plywood subfloor play

harvey maria Watch Video: A brief guide to laying self levelling screed (subfloor) play

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