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Install a Seamless Stone Carpet in 5 Simple Steps

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Install a Seamless Stone Carpet in 5 Simple Steps

Stone carpet finishes have been ergonomically designed to reflect the natural beauty of the great outdoors and offer clients a creative choice of coloured stone and marble aggregates.

Not only are these systems ideally suited for a wide range of internal and external commercial environments, their natural aggregates encapsulated in a clear resin delivers a textured non-slip finish that stands out from the crowd in retail environments, offices or dining facilities.

Some systems such as Rustik UV are UV stable and weather proof, meaning the floor will not deteriorate when exposed to prolonged periods of intense sunlight, making it an ideal choice for outdoor walkways and concourses.

It is also perfect for environments subject to heavy foot traffic such as leisure complexes, theme parks, retail stores, reception halls and other public points of interest.

Interested to see how this system is installed?

Follow these 5 simple steps and watch the below video of a Rustik UV installation at a private residence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

1. Grind/abrade the substrate to create an open textured surface that is dust free, dry and free from cementitious laitance. In this case, the Rustik UV system was applied on top of an existing stone carpet system.

2. Mix the M-Bond Extra Base A and Hardener B in a mixing vessel using a slow drill and helical spinner head.

3. Apply using a roller and leave to cure for 7-12 hours.

4. Combine the Rustik UV Base A and Hardener B for approximately 120 seconds. Then, transfer to a forced action mixer, adding the Filler C component until uniform.

5. Spread the material by trowel. Leave to cure for 12-18 hours. Once cured, finish with Flowseal UV clear.

If you would like to learn more about stone carpet systems such as Rustik UV, please leave a comment below and we’ll put you in touch with one of our local flooring experts!

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Kate Hassall

Kate Hassall is the Social Media Executive at the global resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group Ltd. Kate's role includes creating press releases, blogs, and case studies as well as monitor, manage and populate social media platforms to encourage growth and marketing messages.

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