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06:19PM | 03/15/05
Member Since: 03/14/05
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Bvflooring
We are looking to redo the floors in our kitchen. Our house is from the mid-80s so I don't think asbestos is an issue. We'd like to put tiel down, but then the dishwasher and fridge won't fit unter the countertop/cabinets. It looks like our linoleum/vinyl floor is attached to a 1/4" plywood board, which is attached to our plywood subfloor. The sheet flooring seems to be glued everywhere (not just at edges) and the 1/4" plywood also seems to be adhered to the thicker plywood subfloor. It would be ideal to remove both the sheet flooring and the 1/4" board, but before I begin the project, I'd like to know what I'm in for, or if it would be a good idea. Is it common to have a 1/4" board glued to the thicker plywood, or would this just be common around the perimeter? We were hoping to either put ceramic tile or some Armstrong locking laminate down in its place....Any advice or wisdom would be appreciated. Thanks.
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