The term ‘telegraphing’ describes visible raised areas on the surface of a resilient floor, like sheet vinyl or luxury vinyl tile. These areas generally appear as waves or ridges. Telegraphing is caused by irregularities in the subfloor that transmit through the material, distorting the finish and creating an undulating appearance. Moisture in the subfloor can also be a contributing factor. It’s particularly noticeable on thin sheet vinyl, which has a lot of drape, as well as light coloured and polished surfaces.
Monthly Archives: October 2018
PRO-TEK™ WPC will be presenting its new engineered vinyl flooring innovation at the Asset Management & Maintenance Conference & Exhibition later this month. The National House Federation’s annual conference - hosted at the Birmingham Conference & Events Centre (17 and 18 October) - gives housing association delegates access to content and networking tailored to their sector. PRO-TEK™ WPC will be showing its full range of natural-effect floors, which have been designed to provide quality, safety and performance, and to speed installation.