COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks

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16 planks per case
5" x 48" plank
Accessories for COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Transitions a taller floor to a lower floor
Reducer
1-1/2" x 72"
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Covers expansion gap between the floor and the wall
Quarter Round
.71" x 72"
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$38.99 $51.99 Weight: 2.00lbs
Joins two floors that are the same height
T-Molding
1-1/4" x 72"
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$55.99 $74.65 Weight: 3.00lbs
Absorbs impact & protects your stairs
Stair Nosing
1-1/2" x 72"
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$59.99 $79.99 Weight: 4.00lbs
Transition hand surfaces to carpet, sliding doors, & more
Baby Threshold
1.375" x 72"
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Description - USFloors COREtec Plus is an evolution in luxury vinyl flooring. Being an entirely new category of flooring called Engineered Vinyl Plank flooring or, EVP for short, these planks and tiles are by far the most durable on the market today. These planks are constructed with the same materials other luxury vinyl planks are, but feature a waterproof inert core. This patent-pending Hydracore, which is constructed of recycled wood, bamboo dust, limestone and virgin PVC, is so waterproof that it can be submerged underwater for months and never swell. And since these vinyl tiles are inert, meaning they will not expand or contract, the need for expansion strips around your room is totally eliminated. COREtec also features a cork underlayment, making it softer, quieter and warmer than standard wood flooring and is backed by a lifetime warranty.
Material – USFloors vinyl flooring is constructed with virgin vinyl, and contains no hazardous metals or chemicals. The extruded WPC core, called Hydracore, is composed of recycled wood, bamboo dust, limestone and virgin PVC.
Size – USFloors COREtec Plus 5" Engineered Vinyl Planks are 5" x 48".
Thickness – ~8mm (5/16")
Wear Layer – 20 MIL (0.508 mm)
Weight – 5" wide planks weigh 2.63 Lbs each.
Recommended Uses – USFloors COREtec Plus vinyl planks and tiles have been built with long lasting durability in mind. These engineered vinyl planks have been designed for both commercial and residential use and are perfect for living rooms, kitchens, dining rooms, basements, laundry rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms, playrooms, family rooms, dens, garages, offices and many other areas of your home or business.

  • Carolina Pine ships same or next business day. If you are placing a large order, please contact us for an updated lead time.
  • USFloors COREtec Plus luxury vinyl flooring typically ships within 3-5 business days and typically delivers within 7-9 business days.
  • Once your vinyl flooring ships, an email will be automatically sent to you with your tracking information.

Engineered vinyl tiles and planks are easy to keep clean and maintain. Maintenance of the floor typically includes:
  • Daily or weekly vacuuming or dust mopping of dirt, grit, dust etc.
  • Use felt pads under chair and furniture legs to prevent scratching of the flooring surface.
  • Place door mats at all entrances to prevent tracked in dirt, rocks, moisture, and other debris.
  • Avoid using rubber backed mats as they can stain the flooring surface over time.
  • When mopping, use a damp and never a wet mop.
  • Clean up spills immediately to prevent damage to the floor.

For more detailed cleaning instructions along with commercial cleaning instructions, please Click Here.

Installation is simple, and is commonly done by our customers. Installation of USFloors planks and tiles is as follows:
  • Complete any necessary floor prep.
  • Start with the tongue side facing the wall.
  • After the initial starter board, press the end seam of the second plank into the end seam of the first plank, and then lock them together by laying the plank down. Continue working left to right.
  • Install the first plank in the second row by inserting the tongue into the groove of the plank in the first row. This is best done with a low angle of the plank.
  • Insert the long side seam at a slight angle first. As the top surfaces meet, rotate the plank down into the locked position. Engage the end seam, using a rubber mallet if necessary.
  • Planks may be cut with a utility knife using the “score and snap” technique, or with the use of a crosscut power saw.
  • Continue installing planks removing any gaps using a tapping block and a scrap of flooring to cover the tapping block. Be careful not to damage In*Step tongue and groove.
  • Protect all exposed edges by installing wall moulding and/or transition strips. Make sure that no plank will be secured in any way to the subfloor.

For more detailed installation instructions, please Click Here.

For printable warranty information, please Click Here.

Highlights

  • Carolina Pine ships next day .
  • Easy to install floating floor system.
  • Beautiful real wood look that is waterproof.
  • Lifetime Warranty.
  • Mold and Mildew Resistant.
  • Waterproof and will not expand or contract.
  • Softer, warmer and more quiet than hardwood flooring.
  • Underlayment attached.
  • Will not interlock with floors ordered before 11/2015.
  • Phthalate free and contains no DOP/DEHP additives.
Videos

About COREtec Flooring

How To Install Tongue And Groove Vinyl Flooring

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Customer Questions & Answers

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    Q:

    What type of rugs are recommended on Coretec wood look floors?

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    It is recommend that non-staining vinyl-backed mats or woven rugs are to be used on vinyl flooring. Never use rubber-backed or latex-backed mats as they can permanently stain your floor.

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    How do you care for it? what products used in cleaning? Thanks.

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    Engineered vinyl planks are very easy to care for. Typical maintenance includes: - Cleaning up spills immediately to prevent damage to the floor. Daily or weekly vacuuming or dry mopping of dirt, grit, dust etc. - Use felt pads under chair and furniture legs to prevent scratching of the flooring surface. - When mopping, use a damp and never a wet mop. Use clean water and a diluted floor cleaner. Do NOT use harsh cleaners or chemicals on the floor. Do NOT use abrasive scrubbing tools. Do NOT use detergents, abrasive cleaners or “mop and shine” products

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    Is Swiffer jet for wood or the regular Swiffer jet suitable for use on the Coretec Plus floors? Thank you!

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    Swiffer wet jets are safe for regular cleaning on most flooring surfaces including vinyl. Remember to always clean up large messes or spills immediately.

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    Q:

    Saw a 12mm core-tec floor today in the store. What's the difference between it and the 8mm shown

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    MM is typically used in reference to the thickness of the plank or tile. It sounds like what you were looking at would have been 12mm thick, whereas our COREtec flooring that we offer is 8mm thick. 12mm thickness is more commonly found with laminate flooring products.

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    Is it true the Coretec plus doesn't expand or contract? Confused by this and using 1/4" spacers. And, it does not have to go through an acclimation period? Thnx

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    The COREtec does not expand or contract under normal conditions. We do still recommend the 1/4" space around your install in the rare instance there is come expansion in the floor. To ensure a proper install we do recommend an acclimation period of 24-48 hours as there may be an extreme environment change between warehousing and your home.

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    Just finished putting Coretec down in our basement remodel. We have a large oak roll top desk. I am concerned about it leaving dents. Will dents appear? What do you suggest for padding under the desk? On another note. What is the best way to move the desk across the flooring?

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    While it is unlike that the COREtec floor will dent under weight, we do recommend using felt furniture pads to protect your floors from damage often caused by scratching of furniture. Don't push or pull items across the floor. If possible, use an air sled or even a dollie to move heavy items. You can also place plywood sheets down first and move the object over the plywood sheets.

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    I understand that the material is waterproof, but is it recommended for full bathrooms where there would be a tub and toilet? Not as much worried about the material, as I am about water getting underneath the material.

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    The COREtec planks can be installed in full bathrooms with a tub and toilet. The locking mechanism on the COREtec is very tight, you should not have any issues with water getting under the material through the product. You should however consider using silicone caulking where the tub meets the planks so that you do not have an open are where water could potentially get underneath.

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    Can these vinyl planks also be installed on the wall? For example, if I wanted to instal it as a half wall in the bathroom or as a baseboard thought the apartment.

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    Sounds like a unique application! Vinyl flooring is very versatile and a suitable material for wall applications.

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    I have COREtec Plus flooring and my wife wants to know if it would be safe to use a Shark steam mop for occasional cleaning.

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    For an occasional deep cleaning, this should be fine. Do NOT use detergents, abrasive cleaners or “mop and shine” products.

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    Can I use a steam cleaner to mop the floor?

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    You can use a steam cleaner on occasion but it is best to lightly damp mop with well wrung mop.

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    We are building a house in Colorado and we will have in floor hydronic heat. Can we install this product with this in floor heating system?

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    COREtec Plus can be installed over radiant heat using the floating pr glue down method. Turn the heat off for 24 hours before, during and 24 hours after installation when installing over radiant heated subfloors. Floor temperature must not exceed 85°F (30°C).

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    Can it be installed over a ceramic tile floor (bathroom) or does the tile need to be removed?

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    COREtec can be installed over an existing tile floor, it will not telegraph.

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    Is this scratch/scuff resistant and what is the warranty for scratches/scuffs?

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    While COREtec Plus products feature a 20 mil durable wear layer, no vinyl product is 100% scratch proof. If you need to fix a scratch, you can use a repair putty that is approved for vinyl floors to help fill it in. For further information regarding the COREtec warranty, please visit the Warranty Info are above.

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    Can just on plank be replaced if damaged? How easy is it to replace a damaged plank?

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    One piece can be replaced, it can be tricky. You would need to cut out and remove the damaged piece. Typically on a replacement piece for an interlocking vinyl plank, you remove the interlock portion to more easily fit in place.

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    Your "How To" install video shows the flooring butted up to existing baseboards. Is that the standard/required practice? I intend to install baseboards after the flooring is installed, with the baseboard resting on the flooring. Is that okay? Also, can you caulk the crevice between the baseboard and flooring for a liquid-tight joint?

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    In a real world installation, you would install the planks underneath the baseboards to allow for the proper expansion/contraction space. Base boards must not be fixed in a way which restricts the movement of the floor (ex. nail through the floor). If you would like to caulk the visible gap between the baseboard and the flooring, you certainly can.

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    What are actual brands of cleaning products we can use on our vinyl plank flooring? I hear non abrasive and diluted, but what are actual store bought brands which work best?

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    Clean the floor using a properly diluted Neutral pH cleaner in cool water or ready to use spray cleaner that will not leave a residue such as Bona Professional Series Stone, Tile, and Laminate Cleaner in a pre-mixed spray bottle.

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Customer Reviews

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4/5 COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Anonymous from Pensacola FL
Product looks great. Self install was pretty straight forward. Product locks together pretty good. Seems very scratch resistant. Had one scratch and after rubbing with a damp rag it disappeared. Love it so far. Feels solid under foot. RubberFlooringInc- Customer
RubberFlooringInc- Customer
Did you install it yourself - Yes
Where did you install it - Kitchen/Dining
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5/5 COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Bill from Riverside, CA
The flooring was easy to install. The surface of the planks have a slight wood scraped surface that adds character and is slip resistant. The 8 mm thick planks have a cork backing and click together and stay together.

RubberFlooringInc- Customer
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Did you install it yourself - No
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LOOKS AND FEELS GREAT
5/5 COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Anonymous from SC
Just had the Carolina Pine COREtec Plus floor installed in one of the bedrooms. It looks great and feels real nice under your feet. It is much quieter than the laminate we have in the hallway adjoining this bedroom. It does look a lot like wood with a slightly duller appearance. I am hoping it holds up the way it is promoted as I am seriously considering installing it throughout the house.
Did you install it yourself - No
Where did you install it - Bedroom
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DIY Basement Installation
5/5 COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Anonymous from Eden Prairie, MN
The flooring is fantastic! I installed it in the basement without the help of a contractor and it was pretty easy. There are a variety of patterns in the wood with no repeats across the floor. I recommend this product and would definitely use it again.
Did you install it yourself - Yes
Where did you install it - Basement
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Very Happy
5/5 COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Allison J. from Mount Sinai, NY
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RubberFlooringInc- Customer
Did you install it yourself - Yes
Where did you install it - Living Room
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Looks like wood but easier to maintain
5/5 COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Real Estate Agent from Monroe Township, NJ
I needed a floor for a second level Co-op that would be durable, easy to clean and also quiet! This flooring has the texture and grains of real wood, some great color choices and is WATERPROOF! So dog and pet friendly. The cork backing makes it so much gentler on the knees and legs when standing in the kitchen for long periods and will serve as a sound barrier for the first floor under us. It's life time guaranteed so how can you go wrong!
Did you install it yourself - No
Where did you install it - Everywhere including bathroom!
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Guest Bathroom
5/5 COREtec Plus 5" Vinyl Planks
Kathleen A. from Kalamazoo, MI
We installed the floor in a small lower level guest bath. It is much warmer on the feet than tile and easy to maintain.
Did you install it yourself - Yes
Where did you install it - Guest Bathroom
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