Quick tip · Parquet and laminat profiles

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Quick tip · Parquet and laminat profiles

Quick tip · Parquet and laminat profiles

User tip no. 38

When using the alfer® clipstech® system it is important that the support profiles are installed prior to laying the respective floor covering. The ideal expansion joint clearance is achieved using the mounting aid item no. 8808. Retroactive mounting in existing expansion joints is also possible.

User tip no. 39

Mounting the alfer® clipstech® decor profiles is quite simple. The decor profile is placed on the support profile so that the joint pan and head are opposite. Use a hammer and a padded wood block to firmly tap the decor profile onto the support profile.

User tip no. 40

With the alfer® clipstech® system elegant edging to the wall is also possible. Use of the alfer® mounting aid and the corresponding support profile guarantees exact maintenance of the necessary expansion joint clearance to the wall. More detailed information is available in the alfer® clipstech® folder.

User tip no. 41

If a rough edge from a floor covering that is installed in a floating process to a carpet or PVC covering with maximum 2.5 mm floor covering is desired and if the cut edge of this covering is to be covered then the ivory color support profile must be used. If the gray support profile is used 5.0 mm coverings can be used on the other side.

User tip no. 42

If a butt edge of a floor covering that is laid in a floating process is desired to a carpet or PVC floor covering with maximum 5.0 mm covering height and a hidden cut edge then the caramel colored support profile must be used. Note that in this case the height of the floor covering that is to be installed in a float process increases by 5.0 mm.

User tip no. 43

If a butt edge of a floor covering that is laid in a floating process is desired to a carpet or PVC floor covering with maximum 7.0 mm height and a hidden edge, then the caramel colored support profile must be used. Note that in this case the height of the floor covering that is to be installed in a float process increases by 7.0 mm.

User tip no. 44

With the step edging profiles, even for floor coverings with covering heights between 20.5 and 22.5 mm that are installed in a floating process in the door area butt edges can be formed to the floor level on which the floor covering floats. The brown support profile is necessary for this.

User tip no. 45

alfer® edging profiles of anodised aluminium are simply pushed onto the respective laminate or parquet strips before these strips are laid and then pressed onto the floor. When laying the profiles ensure that the substrate is dry and free of dust and grease.

User tip no. 46

alfer® standard profiles are made of high-quality anodised aluminium and guarantee long service life and optimum color stability. Specially designed for use in apartments, these profiles are only available with self-adhesive strips. When laying the profiles ensure that the substrate is dry and free of dust and grease.

User tip no. 47

alfer® standard profiles of high-impact plastic can be easily cleaned and if needed cut to size with a fine metal saw.

User tip no. 48

Self-adhesive alfer® standard profiles can be completely removed as needed. To do this, loosen the profile with a little household solvent like turpentine and simply pull it off. Possible adhesive residue can also be removed with household solvent and a soft cloth.

User tip no. 49

1. Saw the cover profile to the required length. Keep the remaining profile cut-off to one side, as this will later act as a guideline for the height of the round-headed screws.

2. Set Ø 6 mm drill holes aligned for the plugs: Drill hole depth = plug length + 10 mm

Set the drill holes in the start and finish area approx. 100 mm away from the edge and spread the remaining holes evenly approx. 200 mm apart (over 1 m we recommend 5 plugs and screws). The expansion joint must be at least 12 mm.

3. Lay the profile cut-off in the area to be bridged and, with the help of a meter ruler, measure the height from the floor to underside of the joint pan.

4. Now screw in the round-headed screw to the height previously measured and clip on the cover profile. Finished!

User tip no. 50

When using the des alfer® clipstech®-plus system, it is important that the support profiles with branches are laid before the floor covering in question. The ideal expansion joint gap is achieved with the mounting aid Item no. 88008. It is also possible to fit it later with the Renovation support profile in existing expansion joints.

alfer®-fix universal punching

Another design detail that makes installation easier is the unique punching in the fixing branch of the clipstech®-plus support profiles. It offers various options depending on the substrate:

1. large holes for adhesive to penetrate, e.g. for gluing in underfloor heating and stair areas
2. long holes to compensate for inaccurate screw holes
3. small round holes for nailing, tacking or screwing, e.g. on dry laid subfloors

User tip no. 51

Mounting the alfer® clipstech® decor profiles is quite simple. The decor profile is placed on the support profile so that the joint pan and head are opposite. Use a hammer and a padded wood block to firmly tap the decor profile onto the support profile and then fixed to the support profile with the self-cutting screws in matching colours.

User tip no. 117

alfer®-fix universal punching

Another design detail that makes installation easier is the unique punching in the fixing branch of the clipstech®-plus support profiles. It offers various options depending on the substrate:

1. large holes for adhesive to penetrate, e.g. for gluing in underfloor heating and stair areas
2. long holes to compensate for inaccurate screw holes
3. small round holes for nailing, tacking or screwing, e.g. on dry laid subfloors

User tip no. 118

When using the alfer®-clipstech®-plus system, it is important that the support profiles are laid with alfer®-fix universal punching before the floor covering in question.

User tip no. 119

If the floor covering is already laid – no problem! It is possible to lay it afterwards using the support profile renovation method.