what you can do depends on how your floor is configured,is it a cement slab? is it a wood floor ,with particle board under the vinyl (as an underl...
carpetmanMember since 01/26/03
i agree,dont do anything,let nature take its course,the floor will return to normal with the walmer weather,you might try a little floor wax in the...
the reason they make engineered flooring is so they can be installed(glued down) on cement slab floors ,floating floors will also work,so i think y...
you might consider stopping by home depot and picking up the pergo presto video tape (cost is about $7.00 )it is the same system as shaw,on the tap...
if the gaps were not there before then with the walmer weather everything should fall back in to place. good luck
i take it that you have an asbestos removal situation.well anyway,i think you need to remove the old flooring,what i would do is remove a small sec...
whats under the lino,wood or concrete? it helps if you say why you want to add a concrete floor,is there a problem with the existing floor? how do ...
i was waiting for you to tell me ceramic tile, and then i would have come back with " you need backerboard" but if you are using vinyl tile prep th...
answers in order. (1) no you don't need paper(2) yes you need to stagger joints (3)use a penney to make a gap(use as a spacer)p.s. why are you repl...
your question is too general to answer,cork , hardwood & tile are available at many price points.you need to set a budget,ask yourself what do i re...
particle board is sawdust held together with glue,it should not be used as sub floor material,o.s.b. can be used and will cost less than plywood.go...
the gap is to allow for expansion and contraction.(if you bring the backerboard from a cold warehouse,or from an outside lot whwre it got wet.)
that explains it.that is your sub floor,it was never intended to be a finish floor.
you need a self leveling mortar available at home depot,you mix it up very thin(like water) it well self level,and firm up in about 2 hrs.you can t...
let me see if i have this right,you have a new room with old concrete as your floor,this new room connects to your living room? which has an existi...
i would try to fix the problem from below,before i tryed anything from above.but it still make no sense to me how this could have been installed wi...