Pulled out the Scamp
basic brown carpet and replaced with the Allure, 'Lisbon Cork'. I used the original Allure, not the Ultra version (mostly b/c the Ultra was not available when I bought it last year.... yes...it's been sitting on the to-do list since last year)... Anyway --- went down fairly easily. I laid down a layer of 3mm closed cell insulation underneath to hopefully add a little warmth. After pulling out the carpet, there was enough space under the benches "upstairs" that I could run the planks under the benches and still keep the floor floating. I did have to sand and tidy up the bottom of both benches to make sure there was full clearance all along the bottom edges. The stair nose is epoxy'd to the flooring so it all floats. To fill in the unused screw holes in the metal nose strip, I used hardened steel machine ball bearings epoxy'd in place. I did glue the stair riser planks and the toe kick planks (under the kitchen area) to the metal frame of Scamp
For the "downstairs" I used spacers around the entire perimeter to maintain the factory recommended 1/8th " expansion/contraction gap and then caulked with DAP Dynaflex 230 elastomeric caulking that was the same color as the flooring (pure luck that it matched). The edges came out so cleanly that I decided to forgo using quarter round edging or baseboards, etc.
I've never done flooring of any kind before so I went really slowly and multi-measured and dry fitted EVERYTHING before I cut or laid anything down. Also -- the Allure glue edges are really sticky. Someone in this forum advised to use wax paper strips on the glue edges until you get ready to actually stick them together to keep debris off them -- that was very good advise and helped a lot.
Really happy with it. I think it will be a bit chilly on the toes, but a couple little rugs should fix that. Oh -- and for an added put-yer-feet-up comfort piece while sitting at the table, I made a little "ottoman" out of the scrap wood from the cupboard doors that fits in the groove for the table/bed. It is padded and slides back and forth and then stows up above or on the floor when sleeping. Two people can use it at the same time.
Good fun. Take care.