Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 97
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by MissSue I did it myself!
I (54 year old woman) installed the Yukon Tan Allure tiles directly over old ceramic tile floor. It was fairly simple except for a few door jambs I needed to trim around using heavy duty shears (it's tough stuff). The straight cuts with razor knife were simple... just score and snap. This was a kitchen update (paint, flooring to cover old cracked tile, new appliances). Allure seems like it will hold up well for 5-10 years at which point I will probably do a complete new kitchen with new cabinets and ceramic tile, etc. I definitely recommend this product for remodels when you don't want a huge expense!
August 9, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by HJL An excellent product
I am glad I bought this particular product. It looks nice on my floor, and it was definitely an upgrade from what I had previously. All the store associates told me it was the best of the flooring products that Home Depot had, and I have found that to be absolutely true.
September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 1951 Covered nicely, east to lay.
Product easy to cut to size. My son did the job in one day. I'm pleased with the look. Hoping it holds up to traffic in my kitchen.
August 16, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Unhappycustomer Allure 12x36 floor tiles
The tiles were a special order and the boxes were destroyed. The installation was rather easy but 2 of the tiles were defective, printed backwards, and this ruined the job. It was impossible to notice until the floor was 75% completed. This is an instant glue locking type floor and can only be installed one way. The manufacturers answer was to remove the defective tiles with a knife and a heat gun and replace them with tiles I would have to order as I had no spare tiles. It is a nice floor product but be careful to make sure that none of the tiles are defective as my floor is ruined.
December 8, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by chris flooring
easy to install looks great.my wife loves it would recommend.
June 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Joel Highly recommend
Easy to install I have installed this product in other rooms 4 years ago holding really good
May 17, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Verified Reviewer I love my new floor.
This Allure flooring looks really great. I really love the look. Did a bathroom first to see if I could do it myself. Then did my huge kitchen with lots of twists and turns. I am female and 75 years old. I did most all of it myself but did need help with cutting the Allure. The straight cuts were easy, the clerk in the store showed me how to score the top and snap it off. The Allure I choose has a pattern so to get it all to match up I had lots of odd cuts and needed help as I am not strong enough to cut the Allure with a wire snips. I also needed an extra box of Allure as you have a lot of waste when you have to match up a pattern.
April 7, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by soybean Pleased with new floor
Overall, I am pleased with the outcome, even though my seams are not as perfect as I would like in some spots. Consistently getting tight seams seemed to be the biggest challenge with this flooring. The grip edges stick so quickly that separating tiles to try to improve your seam simply isn't always feasible. And, be aware that the 45 degree technique, as explained in the instructions is not possible where, for example, you are laying a piece that will go under a cabinet overhang. You need to improvise on technique in this situation, so plan laying of each piece carefully.
Also, the score and snap technique only works where you are cutting all the way across the tile. So, if you need to cut partial pieces to fit up against corners, around floor heat vents, etc., you need to use a different technique. I used a jigsaw for some such cuts but, if you do this, you must be sure to protect the grip edge of getting splattered with shavings thrown up by the jigsaw blade. If you do get some shavings on a grip edge, you may be able to pick them off with your fingernail.
Scoring requires care. I used a 4 ft. steel measuring stick and clamps to maintain a firm edge to guide my utility knife when I scored the tiles. As other reviews have mentioned, your scoring tool, such as a utility knife, can run off course, i.e. drift away from your guide edge, if not carefully done.
I installed my flooring over all sheet vinyl. Regarding the floating concept, I don't know how my floor can do any floating since a refrigerator and, kitchen range, and dishwasher all sit on parts of the new floor. Hmm, how could it float?
I ordered my tile online and had it shipped to my home. The shipment came with pre-printed labels for returning tiles if needed. I had 1 full box left after I completed my floor. I returned the extra box to the local store.
February 8, 2015