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geover

08:58AM | 02/18/03
Member Since: 11/17/02
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Bvflooring
I recently bought a house with bamboo flooring in the living and dining rooms, and enough left over that I could probably use it in the kitchen. I don't have to deal with a lot of traffice and bamboo is extremely hard so I'm not worried about durability. My question is about installing it. Do I have to remove cabinets or should I just peel up the vinyl tiles that are currently there and put the bamboo over top of whatever is underneath?

carpetman

11:27AM | 02/18/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
it depends what you find underneath,you need toget to plywood,bamboo can be nailed or glued(special glue)down but it needs to be plywood (not particle board) o s b will work if you nail down ... good luck

carpetman

11:28AM | 02/18/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
p.s. no you dont need to move the cabinets
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