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Laminate Flooring on Stairs

Prior to installing DuPont Laminate Flooring on stairs, you must repair any damaged portion of the tread and riser and remove any loose paint and old adhesive. Underlayment that is not fully glued to the back of a plank must be removed.

Stair Treads 

Measure and cut a laminate plank to fit snug from left to right, and against the back of the tread; leave adequate space in front of the tread to accommodate the installation of stair nose molding. The stair nosing will overlap the edge of the planks on the tread and riser.

Dupont Laminate planks will effectively cover treads and risers.

Adhering planks to Stair Treads

  • Spread wood flooring adhesive fully on the tread, follow the adhesive manufacturer recommendation process.
  • Position the fitted plank in place and press firmly to obtain proper bonding.
  • Allow sufficient time before using the stair, please follow the adhesive manufacturer recommendation.

Stair Risers 

Measure and cut a laminate plank to cover the riser. Make sure that the plank rests fully on top of the installed tread plank and is leveled to the top of the riser in order to assure proper placement of the stair nose molding.

Adhering planks to Risers

  • Spread wood flooring adhesive fully to the back of the cut plank that will cover the riser.
  • Place a bit of clear silicone along side where the installed tread plank and the riser plank will joint.
  • Press the flooring firmly to the riser in order to obtain proper bonding of the adhesive.

*Cut and install Stair Nose moldings in each step, follow the manufacturer recommended instructions.