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TrafficMaster Allure Plus 5 in. x 36 in. Oak Dark Brown Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring (22.5 sq. ft. / case)

Use TrafficMASTER Allure Plus 5 in. x 36 in. Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring to add the warm, comfortable style of real wood to your interior living space. Allure Plus is water-resistant vinyl flooring with a dimensional rounded edge to provide a rich, natural look. The highly durable flooring is great for use in basements, kitchens, bathrooms and high traffic areas. The floating floor installs over most existing surfaces including concrete, wood and vinyl with no floor preparation or adhesives required. It offers a patented GripStrip design for simple installation.
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Customer questions and answers for TrafficMaster Allure Plus 5 in. x 36 in. Oak Dark Brown Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring (22.5 sq. ft. / case)

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Can you install this under the toilet?

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July 23, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
July 24, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus American Cherry Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. You must install this flooring around the toilet so that it has room to expand and contract.
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Any special considerations when installing allure in a mobile home?

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Becky
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July 24, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus American Cherry Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. Please see the installation guide for more information: http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/d0/d088233c-f5ba-487d-8439-360c2a2aa146.pdf
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Can I return a partial package, or buy individual planks?

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slb43
Michigan
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July 21, 2015
Coverage for a box is 22.5 SqFt, but I need about 27. Can I order a box and return the unused portion?
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HalsteadExpert
July 22, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Vintage Maple White Vinyl Plank Flooring. You cannot return a partial package.
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If installing in a bathroom , can you use silcon caulk around the edges?

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Becky
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July 21, 2015
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DesigningWoman
July 21, 2015
Hello Becky and thank you for your question.

You will need to keep the expansion gap around the periphery but you can use the silicone caulk on the top and bottom of the quarter round as well as around the toilet, shower, pedestal vanity and tub.

Check out more information here; http://community.homedepot.com/howt....

Best wishes on your project.
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Installing Allure Plus over Ceramic tiles. Do we need to put any underlayment or do anything with the grouts?

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CKSHAH
Chantilly, VA
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July 13, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
July 14, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Grey Maple Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. Allure can be installed over these floors, but any embossing or grout lines that exceed 1/8” will require you to level the floor first with a cementitious/leveling patching compound.
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Shelby
Boston, MA
July 14, 2015
As long as you are going over a flat surface, there is nothing further you need to do. Simply peel & stick together. There is also nothing to grout. The seems line up perfectly. I installed this over a pre-existing kitchen floor and you cannot tell there is anything underneath. The only additional tools you will need are a box cutter & a ruler.
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have a 100 yr old house with uneven wood floors and would like to know if this floor could be used ?

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cathy
benton, maine
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July 8, 2015
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Shelby
Boston, MA
July 14, 2015
The planks are flexible so you can install it, but you will still have uneven floors in the end.
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HalsteadExpert
July 9, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Grey Maple Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. The floor flatness tolerance is 1/4" over 10'. You should use floor leveler when exceeding tolerance.
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Can the product be installed over OSB subfloor with out any imperfections telegraphing through

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Razz
Illinois
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July 8, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
July 8, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Grey Maple Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. This flooring can be installed over OSB subfloor. The flatness tolerance is 1/4" over 10'. Use floor leveler when exceeding tolerance.
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Shelby
Boston, MA
July 14, 2015
Yes, it can over subflooring. As long as the existing subfloor is flat, you can use this product without the need to lay additional flooring beforehand.
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can you install this product over tile?

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Rebecca
Texas
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July 7, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
July 8, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Grey Maple Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. Yes, this flooring can be installed over ceramic, terrazzo, stone tile. Grout lines of less than 1/4" are optimum.
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Shelby
Boston, MA
July 14, 2015
You can install this product over any type of surface. The planks stick to themselves, not the flooring.
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Allure Plus

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Nkor
IA
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June 29, 2015
I need to say appreciate the responses for the the Allure customer service team. I am looking for floor for my basement( family and activity room). Looking for something that will not be feel like rubber underfoot. Also with some crazy winters here, I need something that will not be too cold to touch for my small kids. Will you recommend allure plus?
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HalsteadExpert
June 30, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Sahara Wood Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. I would recommend Allure Plus for your needs. Be sure to read the installation guide before installing: http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/fd/fde489e1-2dc0-461a-ba8b-29707f39f407.pdf
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How direct is direct sunlight? And how resistant is water resistant?

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CrazyDogLady
Sacramento, CA
about 5 in. x 36 in. Oak Dark Brown Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring (22.5 sq. ft. / case) on
June 29, 2015
I am considering this plank flooring for a room with a skylight. The skylight is sort of frosted, so there aren't full on direct rays of light, it's more muted/diffused. Would that be ok?

Also, I feed my dogs in this room so sometimes they slop their water bowls or have occasional accidents. Does the planking hold up to animals well?
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HalsteadExpert
June 30, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Hamilton Oak Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. This flooring would work for your situation. Water and pet accidents should be cleaned up as quickly as possible to prevent damage to the floor.
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Grey Maple color says 4 x 4 tiles, rather than planks?

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mmjd
Chicago
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June 29, 2015
We have used Allure Plus planks in the past, but when I try to purchase the planks in Grey Maple, the product information describes these as 4 x 4 square tiles, rather than planks. How do I purchase this color in planks?
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HalsteadExpert
June 30, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. You can purchase a case of this flooring here: http://www.homedepot.com/p/TrafficMASTER-Allure-Plus-5-in-x-36-in-Grey-Maple-Resilient-Vinyl-Plank-Flooring-22-5-sq-ft-case-97514/203926840
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is the hamilton oak plank flooring allure.? does it have the black sticky side that attaches to the next piece??

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chip
hermiston oregon
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June 14, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
June 15, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Hamilton Oak Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. Yes, this flooring features GripStrip installation technology. It also has a commercial-grade wear layer and a dimensional rounded edge.
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Any luck installing straight over tile floors?

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SLC
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June 10, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
June 11, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Grey Maple Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. This flooring can be used over ceramic, terrazzo, and stone tile. Please see the installation guide for more information: http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/7c/7c13ecf9-3ef6-4492-a8bc-999fa4d497cc.pdf.
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Shelby
Boston, MA
July 14, 2015
The product sticks to itself, not the flooring you are going over - so it can be installed over any surface.
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Can I put this floor in an outdoor shed (with no heat)?

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girl
massachusetts
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June 10, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
June 11, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. This flooring must be installed in a temperature controlled environment. After installation temperatures should stay between 55F to 85F.
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Shelby
Boston, MA
July 14, 2015
Yes, as long as the subfloor is even, you should be ok to install it.
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We are installing this product in our kitchen, Is the product smooth to keep dirt from building up in any cracks.

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RN2015
Long Beach CA
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June 6, 2015
We know you try to make the plank to appear like wood, our other rooms are Brazilian 3/4 " Teak with a very smooth finish, and they are very easy to keep clean.
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HalsteadExpert
June 8, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus American Cherry Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. Yes, this floor has a smooth finish. Dirt should not build up on it. Allure is easy to clean and maintain.
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Cabinets first or floor first?

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wendy
colville, WA
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May 31, 2015
We are building and want vinyl plank flooring. Can the kitchen cabinets be set on top of this floor? Or should the flooring be run up to the cabinets after they are installed?
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HalsteadExpert
June 1, 2015
Thank you for your interest in Allure Plus Vintage Maple White Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring. You should set the cabinets first and then install the floor so the floor has room to expand and contract. Please see this installation guide for more information: http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/7c/7c13ecf9-3ef6-4492-a8bc-999fa4d497cc.pdf
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I had TrafficMaster esilient vinyl plank flooring installed last July, It's beautiful and I'm pleased. However, a few spots didn't stick .

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Woodscreature
Baker City, Oregon
about 5 in. x 36 in. Oak Dark Brown Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring (22.5 sq. ft. / case) on
May 28, 2015
and the edge of the plank popped up. How can this problem be corrected?
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HalsteadExpert
May 30, 2015
Thank you for choosing Allure! Repair tape is available for purchase here: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Allure-75-ft-2-Sided-Tape-for-Allure-Flooring-AL66700/202627730. Please e-mail contact@halsteadintl.com with any additional questions.
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Can this product be laid on top of a polyethylene foam underlayment?

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wow75
Memphis, TN
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May 28, 2015
For a little added insulation from the cold subfloor, can this be laid on top of TrafficMaster standard .080 in. Polyethylene Foam 2-in-1 Underlayment?
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HalsteadExpert
May 28, 2015
Thank you for inquiring about Allure Plus Sahara Wood Vinyl Plank Flooring. Unfortunately, you cannot use foam underlayment under this floor. "DriCore" is an acceptable underlayment for insulation. Allure Plus is designed to be warm underfoot.
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CommunityAnswer
May 28, 2015
This flooring should not have foam underlayment placed underneath. It voids the warranty.
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I'm putting this in my new bathroom. I know it is a "floating floor". But, is it okay to set my pedastal bathtub on top of it?

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Wendy
WA
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May 24, 2015
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HalsteadExpert
May 26, 2015
Thank you for your interest in the TrafficMaster Allure Plus in Vintage Maple White. There should be no issue with installing a pedestal bathtub on this floor.
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availability

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manne
dingmans ferry, pa
about 5 in. x 36 in. Oak Dark Brown Resilient Vinyl Plank Flooring (22.5 sq. ft. / case) on
May 18, 2015
does anyone know when this will be available once again? I need 29 cartons.
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HalsteadExpert
May 19, 2015
Thank you for your interest in the TrafficMaster Allure Plus resilient vinyl plank in Grey Maple. This product is currently in stock and available for order on Homedepot.com .
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re8609
Fredericksburg, VA, USA
June 2, 2015
You can special order directly from the local store. It seems like the website stock is handled differently.
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