Blacker: "My understanding of floors of this type is that the blocks are "floating" I haven't heard of that one before. You'll be better off ...
Hardwood GuyMember since 11/30/02
Hi folks! Been awhile. I've dealt with the brand in question and wasn't impressed with it, but as Floorcraft mentions or tries to allude to "the...
"Could the poly mil get all stinky or moldy from lying against concrete for many many yrs?" ThanksConcrete doesn't have the right ingredients to cr...
Frank:What part of PA do you hail? I get leads I can't do anything with half the time.
Walsh:Why set the nails? What a good way to ruin an antique looking floor. I can see a reason to set sharp 6p nails or similar as it will tear apa...
Michelle:You'll get some great responses at the following ceramic tile forum... http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/forumdisplay.php?forumid=1
Carpetman:I agree Mannington does have some of the higher end lines that have a thin wear layer...forgot about that. It's beyond me why they do it...
Carpetman:With all due respect....check out coastal woodlands by bruce .the top layer is as thick as a solid wood floor This would be near to the l...
Laf:There's alot to consider on this one. A good first step would be to know the thickness of the subfloor. Furthermore, radiant heat is not someth...
SK:You mean stuff like this? It's the new rage from what I saw at the recent Surfaces Flooring convention in Las Vegas. Hard to find for the time b...
CBB:That's the beauty of floating floors. They can be installed over most any existing floor covering providing the old is secure to the subfloor. ...
Victor:You'll need a slip tongue or what is often called a spline. In effect what happens is you will have two tongue sides facing in each directio...
Agreed. It also depends on what may be popular in your region unless you desire to go against the trend. Here in South Florida its near 95% painte...
Des:Try the fine folks at www.johnbridge.com. Best tile message board on the internet
Wet Swiffer?It's here at this link... http://www.hardwoodinstaller.com/hardwoodinstaller/floorcare.htm Ken Fisher
Carpet man is referring to what we call "screen and coat." Screening removes the the surface finish layer or two and allows for a proper applicatio...
The manufacturer if Robbins; it is a glue down floor; about 2 1/4 in wide and 3/4 to 1 in thick; all the pieces seem to be about the same size; hea...
Tc:The stuff is very installer friendly and some installers are bragging how much money they can make from it. Installation time is one half and ev...
Cjr:By your description it sounds as if there may have been a wall or two removed? I suppose you really won't know until the carpet is removed. The...
Db:The way I see it the only way of making it better is to have it replaced. It sounds like a poor installation to me unless there are flaws with t...