COMMUNITY FORUM

luke5579

11:45AM | 09/24/03
Member Since: 08/16/03
15 lifetime posts
Bvflooring
I have a 300 sq foot that has 2 year old ceramic tile. Can I install Bruce Hardwood Flooring over the top of the tile? We just pulled up out carpet in the great room and will begin the hardwood installation in there this weekend. However this butts up against our kitchen which has the white tile, we would eventually like to install the hardwood right over the top of the tile using glue. Is this possible or will we have to remove the tile(yuck!)?

Thanks
lukep5579@aol.com

Floorcraft

12:24PM | 09/24/03
Member Since: 08/27/03
255 lifetime posts
as long as it is an engineered floor, you will be able to install over tile, but chances are, the carpet and the tile are on 2 different underlayments, you could be talking about a considerable height difference. In that case, tear out the tile.

Graham Flooring

12:24PM | 09/24/03
Just a few issues I can see. The glue sticking to the tile. Ceramic tile is sealed, and that will be a problem. I would suggest you call Armstrongs tech line for their Bruce line and see what they say. No reason to void their warrany but cutting a few corners.

Another option. Bruce makes a beautiful real wood 3/4" floating floor. That CAN be layed over just about anything.

Good luck

luke5579

12:27PM | 09/24/03
Member Since: 08/16/03
15 lifetime posts
Graham, the "floating floor" is the laminate right? From what I hear you just lay down your underlayment and then snap together your floor on top of that?

KD Fisher

03:47PM | 09/24/03
Member Since: 03/17/03
49 lifetime posts
"Another option. Bruce makes a beautiful real wood 3/4" floating floor"

Haven't seen that one yet. I thought the only one that offered a solid floater was Junckers?

Ken Fisher
South Florida
Florida Wood Floors

Graham Flooring

06:42AM | 09/25/03
ok .. sorry .. I was mistaken .. the floating floor I was reffuring to is made by mohawk.

You can find their line at Lowe's.. Good Luck

Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... If you’re up for a weekend project, why not try turning an old picture frame into scaffolding for a living wall? Low-maint... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... For windows, doors, and mirrors that could use a little definition, the Naples Etched Glass Border adds a decorative flora... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... Need a window and a door in a tight space? A Dutch door with a window may be your answer. These useful doors are split hor...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1