SWISSTRAX INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

SWISSTRAX INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
Transform your floor in hours.
SWISSTRAX INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
Congratulations on purchasing “The World’s Finest Modular Flooring”, Swisstrax®. For quality assurance,
please read through the Installation Instructions in its entirety before you begin.
Step 1: (Optional) PREPARATION
Step 4: INSTALLING THE NEXT TILE
Clear the flooring surface of any removable objects and or items.
Sweep or vacuum any excess dirt and debris off of the flooring surface.
Work left to right, interlock Tile B with Tile A making sure that loops and pegs are facing the same direction
Step 2: STARTING POINT
B
LOOPS
LOOPS
A
PEGS
GARAGE DOOR
PEGS
LOOPS
PEGS
In your garage stand facing your garage door opening.
Locate the top-left corner of your garage.
PEGS
LOOPS
Step 5: COMPLETE ROW #1
BACK OF
GARAGE
Continue with your first row until the right wall is reached.
*NOTE: A minimum expansion gap of ¼’’ for 15.75” tiles and ½’’ for all
other styles should be left at the walls and/or any other immovable
*NOTE: If cutting is necessary, refer to the “Cutting Recommendations”
objects such as cabinets, vehicle lifts, support beams, etc.
portion of the Install Instructions.
Step 3: INSTALLING TILE #1
Step 6: INSTALLING ADDITIONAL ROWS
Place Tile #1 (Tile A) in the top left corner with Return to the left wall and repeat steps 4-5 the pegged “male” sides facing the left wall and until the first three rows are completed.
garage walls.
Remember to leave a 1/4” expansion gap be
Step 7: INSTALLING EDGES
tween the tile and wall.
PEGS
GARAGE DOOR
A
LOOPS
PEGS
BACK OF
GARAGE
LOOPS
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Following completion of the first three rows, connect the edges to the first installed row nearest to the garage door entry.
Edges are only needed between the garage door rails. Refer to the “Edge Installation”
portion of Install Instructions (PG.2).
*NOTE: Edges may have to be cut to fit within garage door rails.
SWISS DESIGN & PRECISION
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Step 8: POSITIONING YOUR EDGES
This step begins by closing your garage door.
Gently push the first 3 rows of tile with
attached edges up against garage door for a precise fit.
EDGE INSTALLATION
In your delivery, you received either looped “female” edges or pegged “male” edges.
Step 9: FINISHING YOUR INSTALL
Resume steps 4-5 until the back wall is reached.
Male/Pegged
Female/Looped
Be sure to check the alignment of your floor as you progress.
Cutting may be necessary along the back wall Option #1: Female Edge + Tile
to complete install!
Lift up tile and align the female/looped edge with the male/pegs of the tile, and snap into CUTTING RECOMMENDATIONS:
place.
All Swisstrax® products can be cut with an
electrical saw such as a circular saw, jig saw, table saw, etc.
A fine toothed blade is recommended.
Option #2: Male Edge + Tile
Hover above and align the edge male/pegs
with the female/looped of the tile, and snap into place.
*NOTE: When making your cuts, be sure to position your tile accordingly to ensure
it interlocks with the rest of your flooring. Refer to the tool manufacturer’s safety
guidelines.
*WARNING: Do not walk on tiles that are not interlocked together as they can
be a dangerous slipping hazard. When installing your floor, be cautious of Swisstrax
tiles placed on top of one another.
INSTALLING GRAPHICTRAXTM
When adhearing custom GraphictraxTM, install tiles as directed without vinyl graphic. Peel off back sheet of vinyl graphic and carefully insert graphic into the GraphictraxTM tray.
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ATTACHING THE EDGE
SWISS DESIGN & PRECISION
With pegs and loops aligned, begin by pressing the sides of the tile into the edge, working your way to the center. This may take a little pressure
and you will feel a “snap” when the tile is
attached to the edge.
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