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losolo76

05:32AM | 11/03/06
Member Since: 11/02/06
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I am remodeling/repairing my upstairs. I am at a loss as to what floor covering I should use.

Because of allergies and dogs I wanted to use porcelain tile upstairs but I have been told that an upstairs cannot use tile over the whole area. Just bathrooms. The carpet that was up there was destroyed by dogs and teenagers so I did not want to get carpet again. Although that would have been my first choice. I need something strong and water resitant. Hardwood is out of the question and laminate is not water resistant. I really don't want to do linoleum because it would not be very wear resitant and it could devalue my home. Someone has suggested Permastone. Does anyone know anything about it? I am open to any suggestions. However I cannot get rid of the teenagers or the dogs. the dogs are small and sometimes don't want to go downstairs to go outside so they use the carpet. UGH!!

flooringworldDOTorg

08:33AM | 12/02/06
Member Since: 10/28/05
312 lifetime posts
you just limited your choices to no flooring except for sealed concrete and expoxy resin floors.

loosten up your criteria a bit.

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