I just purchased a 1920s cottage (600 sq ft) in Ohio, which is just a summer house. It has a pier and beam foundation over dirt. It provides about 8" - 12" of access underneath; so I would not be able to install insulation.
So...the flooring is old carpeting that will need to come out. I am trying to figure out what flooring is suitable for this type of house. I have used vinyl flooring that looks like wood and soft on the feet. I helped a friend install it in his condo, and has potential. I also think I would possibly do real wood floors too.
So, here is my concern. Will I create a moisture problem between the flooring and sub-flooring? Do I need to use any type of barrier? I just can't seem to find the right information when I google regarding this.
Advice would be greatly appreciated.
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