Telegraphing

Telegraphing

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Telegraphing sub-floor

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Telegraphing sub-floor

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Telegraphing sub-floor

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Telegraphing sub-floor

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Check for flatness

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Height variation

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Subfloor inspection

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What you need to know

Telegraphing occurs when a resilient or Luxury Vinyl plank or tile flooring is glued down over a substrate with subfloor imperfections or irregularities that telegraph or transmit to the surface of the installed vinyl floor. When bonded with an adhesive, resilient/Luxury Vinyl flooring follows every contour of a substrate and imperfections can become very obvious after the floor is installed.

Common Irregularities Include:

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