i need to ask a few questions.what size is the wood, is it a glue down?is it a floating floor? re the wood size,are the pieces all the same size?an...
carpetmanMember since 01/26/03
while you can put tile over a hardwood floor ( or even a thick plywood) it's best to install over 1/4 backer board ,it my store we talk to lot's of...
they can be refinished , up to 3 times.but not by sanding, (with sand paper) you use window screen,and take off the finish layer only. p.s. most f...
the answer is you need backerboard.1/4"thick,i think hardibacker is best ,but they all work fine.
hi again..that's asbestos for sure,so dont sand you will need to scrape the felt layer up.once you have got all the other layers up and you are dow...
you might want to get a sample of your floor along with unfinished pieces of the wall base go to your local home center a buy some small container...
the big issue here is who itstalls the floor.if you are doing it your self,hands down the best product is a floating floor,its the most user friend...
have you tryed an adhesive remover? also somtimes putting very hot water can break down backings, with reference to the velvet layer is the color g...
the contractors board (could be state or a city office) will if you request send out one of their inspectors , if the job was improperly installed,...
if you choose a nail down or a glue down floor cdx would be best,with a floating floor any thing will do.check your local home center for possible...
the floor is a sub floor and while it is possible to finish it ,it would be very soft and a lot of maintainace, if you want a hard wood floor check...
you need to pull up the old carpet,i assume it's glued down,start in a corner and pull up an edge,with any luck it should come up , if not it's tim...
how old is the house ? is the pine floor tounge and grove, or laid side by side? why install plywood just to put carpet over it? was the floor unev...
dont sand any lino floor. most/all lino made before 1986 has asbestos backing,sanding will release asbestos in to the air.you can add a layer of " ...
try taking a hammer and nailing them back down,i know its a simple answer,but have you tryed it?
well here's my opinion,you put in a 3/4 solid hardwood floor. they can only be installed over concrete if you raise the level of the floor (leaving...
you should be able to install laminate flooring below grade without a problem,make sure you use a pad with a moisture barrier