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janettio

09:04AM | 12/12/03
Member Since: 12/11/03
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Hello. I currently have a floating laminate (Alloc) floor over cork for soundproofing, with plywood subfloor. Would like to replace the Alloc with hardwood over the cork, but have gotten conflicting opinions. ***** wants to pull everything up, place a new 1/4 plywood subfloor over the existing floor, then cork, then wood. Another store says the new floor can be glued down over the old cork. Help!

carpetman

06:30PM | 12/12/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
if the cork was used as part of the laminate installation,then i think you need to remove it.( if it's loose layed,not glued down?)
whats under the cork? i can understand they want the cork out,but why the 1/4" plywood? it could be that whats under the cork is not an approved underlayment for the new floor....good luck
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