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Brampton Chase

Brampton Chase is an independent company based in the heart of Great Britain, specialising in high-performance floors that last a lifetime. Passionate about product quality and delivering the perfect balance between style and practicality, they offer beautiful floors created for both commercial and residential projects. Beautiful wood effect floor planks that are versatile, durable and perfect for modern lifestyles.

Their stunning collection of designs is waterproof, highly durable, comfortable underfoot, easy to clean and compatible with underfloor heating systems – all backed up with unrivalled customer support, perfect for every home and lifestyle.

These planks are skillfully crafted using advanced high-definition printing technology, which captures every detail with remarkable realism. The surface textures mimic the genuine grains and knots seen in real wood, offering a tactile feel that elevates the overall authenticity.

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Brampton Chase Flooring

Brampton Chase is a quality Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) product.  It is a dry-backed product, which means that it will need to fully adhere with the correct adhesive and cannot be laid as a floating floor, unlike the Clic products.

The preparation of the subfloor is key to the successful final finish of these products.  The fitters will be looking to achieve a smooth flat adhered subfloor to enable them to glue down the LVT flooring successfully and with a stunning final finish.

The preparation required will depend on the original subfloor presented to the fitter.  This product is suitable to be used over underfloor heating, but it is very important that the type of system you either already have or intend to install is classed as being suitable for luxury vinyl, and also that the preparation of the subfloor will vary depending on the underfloor heating type.

Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring

Brampton Chase LVT flooring requires a smooth dry and even subfloor. This can mean that in order to get the floor level before the final smoothing compound is applied they may need to do a certain amount of preparation before, this is the unknown part of any project.  If the floors presented are already level then the job is quite straightforward, but when clients are removing walls, having extensions or this has been carried out in the past and the floor levels have not been rectified at the time, extra preparation will be required, this is where the skill of the Country Flooring team is applied with our in-depth knowledge of the preparation required.


1) To get a smooth floor, you might need to use some special stuff. If your floor is just plain concrete and nothing was stuck to it before, you can use something like F Balls Stopgap 300 or Stopgap 1200. Each bag of these can cover about 4 square meters and make the floor 3 millimetres thick. If you use Stopgap 300, be sure to put some primer on the concrete first for it to stick well. Usually, it's best to put the smoothing stuff on the whole floor at once, but sometimes that's not possible. If you have joints or gaps, you can use Ardex Feather Finish to fix them.

If your concrete had plastic or ceramic tiles before, you'll need Stopgap 1200 for good stickiness. If there are LVT tiles glued down, make sure the smoothing stuff sticks well to avoid problems.


2) Wooden Subfloors, such as Pine Floorboards or Chipboard will need to be covered with a minimum of 5.5mm Flooring Grade Plywood such as FG1 or SP101, Country Flooring stock this in our own warehouse. It is important that the plywood is Flooring Grade, WPS is not the correct product. Once the Plywood has been installed to the very strict specification under British Standards it will need all the joints and screws holes covered with either a Feather Finish or a Flexible smoothing compound such as F Balls Stopgap 700 but, Stopgap 1200 is also suitable for this use.


3) Combination subfloors made of both concrete and wood need special preparation, with a focus on connecting the different subfloor types. This is a skilled job, in many cases involving the use of a flexible smoothing compound. Sometimes, due to cost considerations, only parts of the concrete subfloor may receive this treatment.

After applying smoothing compounds, the floor gets a final touch-up with a buffing machine to create a wonderful finish before installing LVT flooring. The installers carefully plan the layout, ensuring plank designs are centred or marking out borders and complex patterns as needed.

Choosing the right adhesive for LVT flooring is crucial. In a room with bright windows, conservatories, or underfloor heating, a High-Temperature adhesive (HT) is used to prevent issues.


If you plan to install LVT over underfloor heating, ensure your heating system allows for a flat, smooth finish. For water systems using trays, these trays must be filled with a smoothing compound. Electric mats require a 10mm smoothing compound layer to evenly distribute heat, increasing installation costs. If you have a water system covered with concrete, the installation is simpler. So, it's essential to research and plan carefully when considering LVT flooring over underfloor heating to ensure a successful and cost-effective installation.

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