04:01PM | 12/26/02
Member Since: 12/25/02
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I was concrete on two levels and wish to install plank flooring over the concrete; however, I cannot find any specifics on the best way to secure the plank. Should I put plywood down first and a vapor barrier and if so should I nail it or glue it? Thanks for any suggestions.

Hardwood Guy

04:31PM | 12/26/02
Member Since: 11/30/02
36 lifetime posts

There are several methods. I'll name a few then you can check out the site.

Hardwood On Slab

  • 5/8 or 3/4" ply attached to
    slab with moisture barriers(MB)

  • (2) layers of 1/2" ply
    attached to one another and floated with MB

  • Ken Fisher
    Hardwood Installer.Com,

    [This message has been edited by Hardwood Guy (edited December 26, 2002).]



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