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FilePPInstallationsTechnicalSupportTipsTechniquesSection2x13SPECIFICTIPSANDTECHNIQUESPage2.ThissectionandSection3arespecifictotheinstallationofSkirtecType21Seriesproduct.Indextothissection1.GeneralTechniquesPage12.BasePage233.CornersPage34.OutletKitsandCoverPage345.ModificationtoT31Page56.ColumnsandCornersPage5InstallationofBaseToensurethecoversystemfitsproperlyBasesectionsmustbefittedlevelseeSection1andensureadjoiningpieceslineupevenly.Beawareofunevenfloorsoftenrisingintocornersanddroppingawaytolowpointsinthemiddle.ThesametechniqueisusedforaluminiumorPVCbaseimagebelowshowsinstallationofPVCbase.Donotstressbaseintothewallpackoutifnecessaryandfastenintohighpoints.Columnsandcornersdonotneedtobemitrecut.ThesemaybedealtwithasoutlinedinthisdocumentTip916.Tip6.Keepbaselevel.Fittohighpoints.Excessivegapsbetweenbaseandfloorduetounevennessmaybedressedwithdarkfoamfillifnecessary.Tip7.Allowa2mmgaptofinishedfloorsurfaces.Dependingonfloorfinishallowa5-10mmgaponunfinishedfloorsurfaces.Tip8.Appropriatefastenersaretobeusedalongthebasetopandbottomwithcentersnogreaterthan800mmintostudswhereapplicable.Liquidnailsmayalsobeusedasanadditiontootherfasteners.