Parador Trendtime 3 Oak Skyline Pearl-Grey Individual Look 1730252

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The Parador Trendtime 3 Oak Skyline Pearl-Grey Individual Look engages you with its unusual and trendy surface pattern. This Parador floor reproduces the looks of the real thing brilliantly thanks to its high-end Decorative Print Layer.


The top layer or the Wear Layer is responsible for the excellent wear and moisture resistance. This Parador Trendtime floor features a Micro-scratch Resistance property, which makes it extremely resistant to scratches.


Adding to the floor’s moisture resistance ability is its advanced Edge Swell Protection feature, which protects the floor from moisture penetration and the resulting damages.


There is then the Core Layer made of High Density Fibreboard (HDF), which imparts structural stability and excellent wear resistance to the floor. As a result, the Parador Trendtime 3 Oak Skyline Pearl-Grey Individual Look is exceptionally stable underfoot.


The Backing Layer enhances the stability of the floor further. This layer also serves as a moisture barrier preventing any moisture from reaching the planks from the subfloor.


Given its fine stability, this Parador Trendtime floor works great with underfloor heating systems.


The Core Layer, in combination with the Wear Layer, imparts excellent stress withstanding capability to this Parador Trendtime floor. This floor features excellent wear ratings, which make it ideal for heavy-duty residential use and medium commercial use.


Cleaning the floor is easy. Maintain it with a regular schedule of dry cleaning to remove loose dust and dirt. Use a broom or vacuum for the purpose. Wipe off spills immediately using a damp cloth.


Installing the Parador Trendtime 3 Oak Skyline Pearl-Grey Individual Look is easy. With a unique patented click system, the floor can be fit into place easily with simple clicks without the use of glue, nails or screws.


Enliven your interiors with untried patterns with this contemporary Parador Trendtime floor.

Pack Size (in m2) 1.59
Plank / Tile Size 858 × 143 mm
Product Number 1730252
Manufacturer Parador
Laminate Range Parador Trendtime 3
Thickness 8mm
Plank Length 858mm
Plank Width 143mm
Edge Detail Bevel Edge
Laminate Floor Finish Natural Matt Textured
Shade / Effect Oak Effect
Style Herringbone Effect
Plank / Tile Colour Medium
Installation Method Clic Locking System
Underfloor Heating Suitable
Durability High Wear Resistance
Warranty Lifetime

Laminate Installation GuideClick fit laminate is a popular choice amongst DIY enthusiasts. Designed to simply lock together, this style of installation is the easiest and fastest method. So, if you’re looking to install your new floor by yourself, click flooring is the best option. 

Each click laminate floor will come with its own unique installation guidelines. However, to show you just how easy it is, here you’ll discover a general overview of how click fit laminate should be installed.

Don’t forget to acclimatise the floor

Before you install laminate flooring, it’s going to need to be acclimatised. This means, leaving it in the room it will be installed for a set period of time. The manufacturer will provide instructions on how long the floor needs to be acclimatised but typically it’s around 24-48 hours. The flooring should be left in its pack unopened and stacked on top of each other. 

Preparing for installation

As the laminate is being acclimatised, you’ll want to start preparing the subfloor for installation. Make sure the subfloor you’re using doesn’t have excessive levels of moisture. It should also be completely flat and smooth so any holes will need to be filled. 

Check to see whether any door jambs need to be trimmed to install the flooring. You’ll also want to use a good quality underlay underneath to provide a stable base for the laminate. Foam underlay tends to be the best option, although it might not be needed if the subfloor is flat and consistently dry. It’s important to note that click fit laminate cannot be installed over joists, the base needs to be solid and flat. 

How to install using the click method

When you’re ready to install click laminate, you’ll find it’s an exceptionally easy process. Here you’ll discover a brief step-by-step guide to help…

Step 1: Lay out the planks to see which way you want to install them. You don’t want to lay out the entire floor here, just a few rows to see how it will look. Click the boards together gently, but don’t lock them. 

Step 2: Begin installing the floor in the left-hand corner of the room. Remember to leave an appropriate expansion gap as laminate can still expand and contract. Ensure the shorter groove of the plank is against the wall. 

Step 3: Place the next plank in the first row, positioning it at an angle as you slot the edge into the first plank. Push it downwards and you’ll hear a click as the planks slot together. Continue installing the rest of the first row using this method.

Step 4: If required, trim the last plank to ensure it fits correctly. It’s best to use a saw and measure the line to be cut with a straight edge. Remember to cut enough of the plank to account for the expansion gap.

Step 5: Start installing the second row, placing the plank in the same position as the first row. Place the plank at an angle and insert it into the groove of the plank in the first row. Make sure there aren’t any gaps between the seams. 

Step 6: Continue installing the remaining rows exactly how you did with the first and second. You should find the click fit system speeds up the process. Once finished, remove spacers from the expansion gaps and cover them with moulding or a complementary threshold. 

As the planks easily slot together, you should find the above installation guide a breeze. However, remember to always follow manufacturer specific installation instructions for the best possible fit. 

As you can see, installing the Parador Trendtime 3 Oak Skyline Pearl-Grey Individual Look 1730252 is a straightforward process thanks to it’s click fit system. However, if you have any questions or need help installing the floor, you can give our expert friendly team a call. They’ll be happy to talk you through the process.

Important: We highly recommend contacting the manufacturer of the floor to receive an official installation guide. Failure to follow manufacturer guidelines could void the warranty.

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Do you provide a fitting service?

No.

Where can I buy stripping?

We provide stripping and adhesive in the accessories section.

Can I return some packs if I don't use them all?

Sorry but no.

Solid Wood Floors

Are solid wood floors appropriate for bathrooms?

Installing solid floors in water-prone areas causes them to swell. Consider pre-finished solid wood floors, which come with a waterproof surface.

Do solid wood floors support underfloor heating?

No.

How resistant are solid wood floors to scratches and chipping?

Lifestyle Flooring UK offer solid wood floors reinforced with multiple layers of protective coating. Therefore, our floors are extremely resistant to scratches and chipping.

Once installed, will my floor produce squeaky sounds?

Squeaks are caused due to a wobbly sub-floor. Solid wood flooring must be installed on an even and intact subfloor to prevent squeaks.

Is it necessary to leave a gap when installing a solid wood floor?

Yes, leave a gap of 10mm at the minimum, to accommodate expansions. A decorative bead board or skirting board can serve as a good cover for the gap.

What is the acclimation period for a solid wood floor?

Lifestyle Flooring UK recommends an acclimation period of 5 days. This ensures that the solid wood is in a perfect condition for installation.

Can a solid wood floor be sanded?

A solid wood floor can be sanded and refinished several times, which makes the floor look new. The floor doesn't need sanding for the initial 10 to 15 years though.

Engineered Wood Floors

Are engineered wood floors good for bathrooms?

Standard engineered wood floors are not recommended for bathrooms as too much contact with water causes them to swell. Pre-finished types are preferable as they feature a water-resistant surface.

Do engineered wood floors support underfloor heating?

Yes.

Are engineered floors resistant to scratches?

Floors from Lifestyle Flooring UK come with multiple protective coatings, which makes them highly scratchproof.

Are engineered wood floors susceptible to squeaks?

Squeaks occur when a floor is installed on an uneven subfloor. Correct installation will not produce squeaks.

Does an engineered wood floor need an expansion gap?

Yes, a gap of a minimum 10mm is required.

What is the acclimation period for this floor?

Allow the floor to stay for a minimum of 36hrs in the room of installation for acclimation.

Do these floors support sanding?

Engineered floors can be sanded multiple times to retain their new look. They will not, however need sanding for 10 to 15 years immediately after installation.

Laminate Wood Flooring

Are laminate floors suitable for bathrooms?

Yes. But, laminate floors are water resistant only to a certain extent. So, remove excess water at the earliest.

Are laminate floors scratchproof?

Yes.

Do these floors produce squeaking noises?

Install the floors on even subfloors to prevent such noises.

Do these floors need an expansion gap?

As laminate floors are not made of natural products, they don't need an expansion gap.

Do laminate floors accommodate underfloor heating?

Yes.
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