InstaLay is a self-adhesive and acoustic underlay supplied by the world recognized InstaGroup. InstaGroup has its head office located in Berkshire, UK and has been providing high quality flooring products for over 25 years. Metro Atl. Floors recently came across the InstaLay underlay and has be impressed with the results seen from using the emerging product. In this article benefits and uses for the product will be expanded upon.
One of the main advantages of the product is its ease of use and reduced installation time. This advantage should not be misinterpreted as a DIY product, and a flooring professional is definitely recommended when using the product. The benefit of easy installation is reflected on the homeowner with lower installation costs. There is no need for glue, nails or grippers and because of this installation time can be cut by almost 50% of the time. The product can be installed over existing flooring without causing damage which is another characteristic of the product that reduces installation requirements. Its loose lay installation, without wet adhesives, creates an environment that is conducive to rapid fitting and easy future lifting. Using the product is a great means to save time and money for both the installer and homeowner.
By using InstaLay you can expect to transform cold, hard, and ‘unfriendly’ floors into softer and warmer surfaces. The cushioned underlay provides underfoot comfort for family members and visitors traipsing about your home. Additionally, the anti-fatigue properties of the application keeps the floor feeling soft even if the area falls victim to a high volume of foot traffic. InstaLay is created from rubber crumb giving the product superb stability, performance and durability.
An aspect that Metro was particularly fond of is that the InstaLay product is environmentally friendly and made from recycled materials. The product is manufactured using recycled tire crumbs and bonded with synthetic rubber. The product’s creation follows the “Cradle to Cradle” credo, which is an economic and social framework that seeks to create systems that are not only efficient but also essentially waste free. InstaLay also emits low levels of VOC’s helping to create a healthier environment for the homeowner.
The product is extremely versatile and can improve the performance of many types of floor coverings. InstaLay is a proper adhesive for use with the following covering materials:
- Natural Floor Coverings
- Solid Wood
- Luxury Vinyl Tile
Luxury Vinyl Tile installation using InstaLay self-adhesive, acoustic underlay (loose laid) video.
InstaGroup has been making quality products for decades and their InstaLay self-adhesive does not fall short of superb. The product has a wide range of benefits making it comfortable, durable, and cost efficient. To top it all off the product is environmentally friendly and made from recycled materials. This product gets the Metro Atl. Floors’ stamp of approval and we recommend asking your flooring professional about the product during your next installation project.