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Frequently Asked Questions

We have collected some of the most frequently asked questions below. If you happen to not find the answer to your specific question here. Feel free to get in touch with us at info@bolon.com.

Common questions

Can I buy directly from Bolon, the head office?

Bolon is represented globally through exclusive partners. Find your local partner here. For countries without an exclusive partner, please contact us at info@bolon.com.  


From where do you deliver the material and how long does it take to deliver?

All floors are designed and manufactured in Sweden, where we have full quality control at every stage of the process, using machines developed and customised for our own production. If the material is in stock, delivery time is one to two weeks. If the material has to be manufactured, delivery time may be up to six weeks. Bolon has a central warehouse in Ulricehamn, Sweden.  


Where can I use Bolon flooring?

A Bolon floor can be installed anywhere that would normally have a textile floor. Our collections target different categories of end user, from offices and hotels to exclusive boutiques and exhibition spaces. Bolon’s floors are certified as meeting all the standards for floor coverings in public buildings.  


How do I clean the flooring?

Bolon flooring is simple to take care  of – with a vacuum cleaner, scrubbing brush and stain remover, 99% of cleaning needs can be accomplished.


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General

Can I buy directly from Bolon, the head office?

Bolon is represented globally through exclusive partners. Find your local partner here. For countries without an exclusive partner, please contact us at info@bolon.com.  

From where do you deliver the material and how long does it take to deliver?

All floors are designed and manufactured in Sweden, where we have full quality control at every stage of the process, using machines developed and customised for our own production. If the material is in stock, delivery time is one to two weeks. If the material has to be manufactured, delivery time may be up to six weeks. Bolon has a central warehouse in Ulricehamn, Sweden.  

Do you have own offices around the world?

Bolon’s headquarters is based in Ulricehamn, Sweden. We are represented globally through exclusive partners. 

Where do I find installation guides, technical information?

You can read more about installation and maintenance on this very page, just scroll up. You can also find documents related to your product directly on the designated product page under "Floors".    

Product & Selection

Is it suitable for high traffic-areas?

Yes. Bolon flooring is tested to the EN 15114 standard for textile floor coverings and its stress classifications, as defined in EN685. Floors are graded into different classes according to their resistance to wear: class 31 for light traffic, class 32 for moderate traffic and class 33 for heavy traffic. All of Bolon’s standard collections have class 33 or 32 ratings which means they are suitable for hotels, shops and offices. Class 33 is recommended for high traffic areas, such as shops, open-plan offices and public halls. Bolon flooring is not an entryway flooring system and does not keep moisture or dirt form being tracked indoors. On the contrary, Bolon flooring should be completed with an effective entryway system that stops dirt and moisture at the door.

Is it possible to require a customized solution (color, shape or image)?

Yes, with certain requirements in quantities. Contact your local partner for more information.  

Is it suitable for hospitals?

Yes, in treatment rooms, corridors, guest rooms, cafeterias and other public areas. Bolon is not recommended in surgery rooms.

Where can I use Bolon flooring?

A Bolon floor can be installed anywhere that would normally have a textile floor. Our collections target different categories of end user, from offices and hotels to exclusive boutiques and exhibition spaces. Bolon’s floors are certified as meeting all the standards for floor coverings in public buildings.  

Is it a residential product?

Bolon is a professional floorcovering for commercial areas where all technical properties of the material correspond to this use. We focus on installation in offices, hotels and retail stores.

Can I install Bolon flooring in kids areas? Does its structure hurt the kids?

Yes. Bolon is also used in “kindergartens” and “play rooms”. The structure is soft and smooth.

Can it be installed in bathrooms, stairs, walls, ceilings?

It depends on the area. Contact your local Bolon partner for more information and assistance.  

Technical

Is it waterproofed?

Bolon flooring is water resistant and does not allow water to penetrate. However it shall not be used as waterproofing / sealing layer in areas like bathrooms.  

Is it suitable for chair castors?

Yes, use chairs with hard castors (polyamide).  

How is the flooring constructed?

The top layer (the weave) is fused with the backing, which consists of PVC and an integrated layer of glass fibre. 

Do you provide warranty certificates?

Bolon flooring warranty is between 10-15 years depending on product.  

Is the flooring slippery?

CE certification for the floor includes a slip resistance assessment. The lowest value for materials used in public areas i 0,3. Bolon’s collections have a slip resistance value of >0.5  

Does it sound walking on the flooring?

Impact sound insulation varies for different products from 11dB to 17dB.  

Does the floor show visible marks/color difference on areas where items (furniture, machines etc) have been laid on after removing them?

Depending on time and pressure it possible shows visible marks after removing furniture. Normally the visible mark will disappear time.  

What is the fire rating of Bolon?

Bolon flooring complies with the requirements in the European, standard En 13501-1, fire classification of construction products, and has achieved the rating just below non-combustible material. This classification is called BflS1 and includes both fire and smoke production. Bolon flooring is approved for emergency exit routes in Sweden.  

Is Bolon flooring anti-static?

Bolon flooring does not generate a static charge but it cannot be classified as an electrostatic dissipating floor. Bolon flooring has been tested and fulfill the requirements of the European Directive EN 1815.  

How is the wearness of Bolon material?

Bolon is classified according to EN685. Depending on product use classification is 32 (General commercial) or 33 (Heavy commercial).  

Does it loose color and/or shape after years of usage?

No, Bolon is developed for indoor installations. Out door installation could probably discolour the flooring depending on UV light.  

What is the dimensions of the rolls, the different tiles and Bolon StudioTM?

The width of the roll is 200 cm and the standard length is 25 m. Shorter rolls could exist due to end of batches etc. The standard tile is 50 x 50 cm.  For BolonStudioTM dimensions - please see the page below. To Bolon Studio

Installation & Maintenance

Where do I find installation guides, technical information?

You can read more about installation and maintenance on this very page, just scroll up. You can also find documents related to your product directly on the designated product page under "Floors".    

How do I clean the flooring?

Bolon flooring is simple to take care  of – with a vacuum cleaner, scrubbing brush and stain remover, 99% of cleaning needs can be accomplished.

What should I do if a small area is damaged?

If a small area has been damaged, e.g. with a burn mark, you can easily stamp it out using a “saddler’s punch”. If the area is larger, it can be cut away by laying a piece of excess flooring over the damaged spot and cutting through both layers to obtain a suitable-size replacement piece. We recommend using tiles if there is considerable risk of the floor becoming damaged.  

Do you supply skirting systems?

No.  

Do you sell chemical welding?

Bolon does not provide cold welding.

What kind of glue to use? Do you sell glue as well?

Adhesives should be designed for vinyl flooring. Bolon does not provide adhesives. See below for recommended adhesives by the manufacturers.   Manufacturers   F-BallPermanentF44F45F48   Tackifier/RemovableF41   OutdoorF74F81F84   Mapei PermanentUltrabond Eco 375Ultrabond Eco V4SPMapecryl Eco   Tackifier/RemovableUltrabond Eco Tack LVTUltrabond Eco Fix   OutdoorAdesilex G19Adesilex G20   UzinPermanentUzin KE 2000 S   RemovableSigan 1Sigan 2   OutdoorUzin KR 430   Thomsit  RemovableT 425TK 199K 145K 188 E

Can Bolon flooring be installed on chipboard, plywood and concrete, porcelain and ceramic flooring?

It is important with a leveled subfloor for a good result. Make sure that the adhesive used is compatible with vinyl and the subfloor. Please see below for recommended adhesives.  

Can I use Bolon flooring on raised floors?

Yes. Especially our tiles works excellent for raised floors. For more information contact your local partner.

How do I install Bolon flooring?

Bolon floors should always be installed by qualified professionals according to the instructions for each market to ensure that all warranties remain valid. Installation instructions may vary slightly depending on the choice of design and floor size. Visit Installation for guides and videos.