try this test ,pick a few brands of laminate at your local show room,take a quarter and rub it as hard as you can across the laminate ,try to scrat...
carpetmanMember since 01/26/03
i still think it best to get down to your subfloor,use your saw to get close to the cabinets,then score the vinyl with a utility knife at the cabin...
i'm not sure thats true,but you cant install over the rubber,so you may have to try that.try some boiling water over a small area that may break it...
i'm sorry there is no easy way,keep picking away there are nails or screws,get enough of the wire loose so you can get under it,then pull off large...
i think you have answered your own question,the thin set stuck to the tile but not the slab.that means its not the thin set.that leaves the floor a...
they are quite a bit different,the backing is the main difference,the floor should not be glued down,all adhesives give off gas,the backing on this...
the usual way is a gold metal flat bar,you can also find hardwood flatbar.another way is to use a rubber transition,you will need to find an instal...
as this is only the 2nd layer you can prep the floor and lay over with out new underlayment(next time is when you pull up everything) if this was m...
try this, buy a small hand scraper,with a 4" blade,and start scraping,it may come up easy,if so buy the big 8" "stand up" scraper.once you get the ...
do you mean true lino or are you thinking sheet vinyl?both are great floors,vinyl tile wont be any less absorbant than sheet vinyl, i would check w...
how many layers of vinyl do you have now ?is the new one the 3rd layer,if so its time to tear out the old stuff and start over, if you add another ...
need more information,where is the tile installed,what did you use to glue it down? did you do a moisture test? please give as much info as possibl...
i would say most laminate floor go in the kitchen,so if thats your choice go ahead.the main thing about laminate floors is to keep them as dry as p...
pull up everything down to the subfloor.check how thick your subfloor is,it needs to be about 3/4" plywood or better. if it's less than 3/4" add a...
in my area you could take some tiles to a counter top company,and they could put an edge on the tile for you.
cabinet designers are real picky on there measurements,could you get exact measures and lay in a layer of 3/4" plywood to match the footprint of th...
the best possible way is to tear out all the layers down to your plywood subfloor,and then nail and glue a cement type backerboard. use thin set to...
i think the best answer here is to pull up the carpet (pull back the carpet) and get rid of the pad.the pad will hold on to water and will start to...
armstrong makes a product called "new begining" its a wax remover,they also make a floor cleaner called "once and done" for normal cleaning,and the...