Ann: This sounds like a prefinished floor. If you have followed the manufacturer specifications on care and maintenance you may have a warranty ...
KD FisherMember since 03/17/03
Why not just leave the parquet alone and go over top of it with another floor covering? Attempting removal in this case often creates more problems...
Agree with laminate. Alot more comfortable for those working there as they're on their feet all day long.
I didn't know you could float the BR111 product. Oh I see..they have an engineered wide plank now. Good Luck and let us know how it went together....
"Another option. Bruce makes a beautiful real wood 3/4" floating floor"Haven't seen that one yet. I thought the only one that offered a solid float...
Try a web search for Don Bollinger and hardwood floors. That should work best for you.
Suggestion:Be extra careful with bamboo thesedays. There's an overabundance of supply and it's not slowing down. Stick with known name brands that ...
"Robbins is one company that makes a good prefinished square edge hardwood floor."Let's just keep it at okay-good and go no further.
DL:What you're seeing is called cupping. It's caused by moisture from below. I would suspect the basement is very moist. Do you have any dehumidifi...
Have you considered water based finishes? With the right product you can get a few coats on in one day depending on weather conditions. Be careful....
"It all depends on how flat your sub floor is. The finished floor will not be any better than what is under it. If the sub floor is in good shape w...
Forget the Roberts if it's a water base...it'll tear up the solid Aussie Cypress(cupping). Forget the $75.00 Bostiks---it's designed for engineeer...
Maybe they don't want to glue it? Could be the reason for the 1/2" ply? There must be something seriously wrong to consider the plywood.Ken FisherS...
JD:Longer the better with solid products, especially with that unpredictable critter..maple. Engineered? Some manufacturers say it's not important ...
If it's an engineered Aussie cypress you could go with the Bostiks engineered adhesive that runs in the $75.00 range. Roberts may be an option but ...
Tech:What you're looking at will raise the vertical floor height considerably. It can be done but if you're looking at an expensive investment I wo...
Unfinished? Cheap. #2 common hardwoods would work. There are some #3's as well. Lottsa character, knots, you name it.Hardwood Flooring Grades
1- Just pound them into place with a 3# mini sledge or similiar.2- Very hard to do. Try "tapcons". Tapcons are concrete screws that need to be pre...
"If there are high spots in the installation and someone tries to flatten out those high spots, you could go through the top veneer."Great point F...