Uni-Push Joint Damage

Uni-Push end joint properly assembled 1

Properly Assembled end joint

Uni-Push end joint properly assembled 2

Properly assembled end joint

Damage from lifting a single plank 1

When a plank is lifted the upper edge of the profile will bend and remain attached

Damage from lifting a single plank 2

When a plank is lifted the upper edge of the profile will bend and remain attached

Claim for curling-ledging

End view of plank with raised edge. This is an installation condition.

Claim for curling-ledging

Side view of plank with raised edge. This is an installation condition.

Claim for curling-ledging

Looking into the raised end of the damaged Uni-Push end joint.

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Looking down towards the raised end of the damaged Uni-Push end joint.

Uni-Push - Bottom side fracture 1

The bottom side of the end joint will fracture. This fracture will never be noticed by the installer when being installed. The upper portion will show a raised edge (as seen in other pictures). If the installer forced the edge back down the integrity of the joint will never remain stable and will ev...

Uni-Push end joint properly assembled 1 Uni-Push end joint properly assembled 2 Damage from lifting a single plank 1 Damage from lifting a single plank 2 Claim for curling-ledging Claim for curling-ledging Claim for curling-ledging Claim for curling-ledging Uni-Push - Bottom side fracture 1

What you need to know

Joint damage can occur to luxury vinyl planks during assembly or disassembly of the material.  The included photographs depict the following:

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