A. We purposely sell our floors only through specialty flooring
retailers rather than home centers or similar outlets. Flooring
is such a big decision—one most of us make only a few times
in our lives—and it's a real investment in your home. You want
to make sure it's done right. So do we, and so does your Mannington
retailer. These professionals are ready to listen to your needs,
answer questions, and give you options and advice.
A. Your local Mannington retailer carries our line of cleaning
A. Whether you choose a Mannington Resilient Floor with the
realistic looks of NatureForm® technology, Mannington Laminate
Floor with designs inspired by historic and exotic woods, or
a Mannington Wood Floor with beautiful colors and an array of
plank widths and edge styles…Mannington truly provides Fresh
Ideas In Flooring™.
A. No. We sell our products to wholesale distributors, who in turn
sell to floor covering retail dealers.
A. Yes. A Mannington Laminate Floor is the closest thing there is to a
maintenance free floor. Ordinary vacuuming or sweeping is usually sufficient
to keep the floor clean. If needed, an occasional damp mopping with Mannington
Award Series® Cleaner is recommended. (Note: Never flood the floor with
A. A wood floor is just that, it is made out of wood. A laminate floor
can look like a wood floor, but it is really a picture of a wood floor.
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Floors are engineered with 5-ply construction, laid cross-grain to those
above and beneath it, which adds stability to the floor. Our wood floors
also have a 7-Step UltraWear™ polyurethane finish, which protects from
wear and scuffs.
Floors are created using ThermoComposite™ Construction, which fuses five
distinct components together in one single step to create an extremely
durable floor of the highest quality.
Both are excellent
choices in flooring and often the decision between the two depends on
the amount of traffic the room gets and your decorative preference or
the look you are trying to achieve in the room.
A. iCORE, although categorized as a laminate floor, is not the laminate
floor you'd expect. iCORE is an entirely new category of flooring.
iCORE is an Advanced
Composite, an entirely synthetic product, which has a patent pending
iNNERCORE construction. The entire product is waterproof.
provides, on average, five times the dent and impact resistance as
compared to traditional laminates.
creates sound dampening chambers for a quieter sound.
and 10-year light Commercial warranty for wear, fade, stain and water
A. Mannington provides installation instructions for wet areas such as
bathrooms, laundry rooms and utility rooms. Mannington's laminate flooring
is warranted against topical moisture resulting from normal household
use such as wet shoes, spilled liquids, dripping off while exiting the
bathtub or shower. These normal household activities will not harm the
A. Support furniture with wide-bearing, non-staining floor protectors.
Ideally, the protectors should be at least one inch in diameter, made
of non-pigmented, hard plastic and rest flat on the floor. Non-staining
felt protectors are also acceptable. Casters with a minimum 3/4"
flat surface width or floor protectors are recommended for all moveable
furniture. Make sure any metal protectors are rustproof. Replace your
narrow-dome furniture rests with wide-bearing ones.
A. Use doormats outside each entrance to your home to prevent dirt, sand,
grit and other substances such as oil, asphalt and driveway sealer from
being tracked onto your floor. Use non-staining mats on your floor. Do
not put rubber-backed, latex-backed or cocofiber mats on your floor as
they may stain or damage the surface. Staining can also occur if there
is a dye transfer from an object that has been laid on the floor. It is
an industry standard that this type of staining is not covered under the
warranty, as we cannot control what kinds of objects are laid on our floors.
We recommend only placing mats that state "non-staining" on
A. Our NatureForm Plank Collection has a surface embossing that creates
impressive realism, variety of wood grains that suits any décor, random-width
patterns create a rustic effect, carefree maintenance, and a high-wear
overlay that ensure years of enjoyment. This floor comes with a 20 year
Exotic, and Traditional Collections offer a magnificent historic wood
species that replicate historic looks, exotic wood patterns that offer
exceptional beauty of rare species, care free maintenance, and exceptional
durability that protects floors from high traffic. This floor has a 15
Our iCORE Advanced
Composite Flooring has a micro-bevel edge that provides revolutionary depth and
dimension, has a waterproof synthetic core, outstanding abrasion resistance that
protects appearance, and carefree maintenance. This floor comes with a 25 year
A. The fine scratching that occurs in the main traffic areas
of a floor over time.
A. ScratchResist™ is an ultrafine particulate of aluminum oxide
that fills in around the much larger particle of alox that is
already in the finish.
A. On selected patterns, our urethane wearlayer is enhanced
with aluminum oxide to create a ScratchResist finish. ScratchResist
helps your floor to look new longer by resisting everyday household
A. Yes. Both traditional screen and recoat as well as chemical
A. No. There is no loss of clarity in the finish.
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