1. Is AquaTread Slippery when wet?
Most floors are slippery when wet, however, the small embossed pattern in AquaTread actually gives you traction and makes it more slip-resistant.
2. Is AquaTread hot to stand on?
Actual tests with a thermometer show AquaTread is cooler than other vinyl flooring and carpet.
3. How hard is AquaTread to install?
AquaTread is an ideal DIY project. It can be cut to fit with a utility knife. The flooring is laid on a clean, dry plywood deck, adhesive applied to 1/2 of the floor at a time and rolled smooth with a weighted roller.
4. How do I clean my Floor?
Your floor can easily be cleaned with mild soap and water. A leaf blower can be used to remove debris. If a stain appears, use our recommended cleaners and the top-coated surface will look great for years to come.
5. What Makes AquaTread Different?
AquaTread is a solid protective layer of vinyl. It will not rot, peel or crack. Provides a protective barrier for the subfloor keeping moisture out. The topcoat acts as a shield to protect against staining and sun damage.
6. Where should I install the flooring?
You should install the flooring in a temperature and humidity controlled environment. Make sure that you are out of direct sunlight. The humidity level can affect adhesives and the installation process.
7. How do I know if my product is going to ship via Small Package or Truck Freight?
Some orders (over 25 feet) will ship via Truck Freight. You must be home at the time of delivery for orders shipped via truck freight.
8. What decking can the flooring be adhered to?
Make sure the actual decking is marine grade plywood. If you are using aluminum or any other substrate please check your adhesive. You will need an adhesive that is suitable for both the substrate and the flooring.
9. What tools/materials are needed for installation of the Aquatread Marine Flooring?
To install AquaTread Marine Flooring on your boat deck you should have the following items: AquaTread Flooring, Pencil and paper to make patters for trimming (if necessary), staple gun and staples for edges, utility knife and straight edge for trimming, approved adhesive, trowel or roller to apply adhesive, weighted roller for pressure.