builder paper will work and it's cheep (available at home depot)
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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...
are the tile ceramic,or some kind of wall board? either way the drywall under the tile will be damaged. so you will need to do a lot of drywall rep...
any carpet store will have concrete tac strip,i would try this,call a few of the "mom & pop" stores(smaller stores) and ask if they let there insta...
i spent a little thinking about this,and i wonder if the floor could be strengthened from underneath , do you have good access to the bottom of the...
please post more information,how do the floors meet ,which is higher and by how much
sombody screwed up that installation,yes you need a subfloor,whats the answer,pull it all up,install the subfloor.re-install.i dont think its possi...
the thin set won't raise to the level of the tile,just grout over whats there.a normal space for 12 x 12 tiles would be 1/4"(i would not put them t...
first the short answer,go to home depot a take the free tile class they offer each saturday and sunday.now the longer answer.take out the p-board (...
a floating floor will show seams,if you look very close. most people would not have a problem with the look,however you can glue direct to a cemen...
it's not easy to do,but if you take carpet out of a closet ,now you have to replace the closet,perhaps with a piece if lino. the problem is the car...
the 2 in 1 foam is all you need ,the extra plastic is just that. it won't hurt and it wont stink.your installer may have seen a reason why he want...
most houses that have hardwood through the house also have vinyl in the kitchen,so don't worry about the look. good luck
about the warranty,armstrong's clean sweep it's the best there is,a few years ago i had a customer who called me back to say she could not get the ...
yes i know both,the wearlayer on the rhythms (30 mils) is twice as thick as destinations(15 mils)but both are good products,also look at congoluem ...