BU513 Timber composite overlay flooring (2009)
Timber composite overlay flooring systems can provide a floor finish of natural timber veneer or a graphic reproduction of a timber finish that gives the appearance of a solid timber floor. Timber composite overlay flooring may be laid over most floor substrates but correct preparation and dryness of the substrate is essential.
This bulletin covers:
- types of timber composite overlay
- installation, including loose-laid or floating, glue-fixed, indirect, moisture content, expansion gaps and finish
- flooring types, including timber veneer flooring, laminated flooring, bamboo flooring and reconstituted wood-fibre flooring
- concrete substrate preparation