This one is a mystery to me. Maybe there isn't enough pressure on the compressor? Yes, Brazilian cherry is very hard, but installed with the proper...
KD FisherMember since 03/17/03
"be sure to read the manufacturers instructions CLOSELY when installing a glue down floor"Ain't that the truth! There have been some problems that ...
And the debate goes on....Hey, I'm a hardwood flooring bigot but there are places for laminate floors. Some people love the stuff and they are very...
KD:You'll get far more choices from an independant contractor than working with a builder. What to watch out for? I have all sorts of tips rarely h...
Frank:It sounds like good insurance. Afterall the cost of the floor cannot be inexpensive. I've seen older marble/stone type floors here in Florida...
Ardex at www.ardex.com makes a product for flattening(not level) low areas on wood subfloors but I've always preferred different thicknesses of ro...
You guys are definately a minority when it comes to Bruce. I know I've said it before..but there's more in this world than Bruce. I can't think of ...
Good points! Someone without the knowledge of using adhesives may run into problems. Just be careful not to have any of the adhesive run outside th...
RC:There vare some fine engineered products that can be glued successfully with the right professionals. Those would include Lauzon, Mirage and Mar...
Just to clear some things up. Don't confuse level with overall flatness. A good method to check for overall flatness is with the use of a stringlin...
Sounds like a gorgeous floor. Carpetman...they do manufacture solid 3/4" parquet patterns and have been doing so for quite some time. Considering i...
Jules:Have you looked into cork underlayment? It's use is common in highrise construction with solid surface flooring.
Pretty darned close to a swindle. Avoid Beaver at all costs... I cannot count the names and emails I get.
I purchased about 400 SF of and engineered floor from BeaverHome.com, but they have failed to deliver the product or a refund. We're still wating f...
Dave:Home Depot is pushing it with their solid 3/4" products and I've known some to do it successfully with "shorts." Frankly I stand by the rules ...
Jim:The only way I see it can be done is by removing the bottom side of the groove. Same with all plank replacements as in hardwood flooring also. ...
It can be done with the right equipment. Use a skill saw set to the depth of the flooring and guide it along a straight edge where the cut will be ...
Sheer:Good and not too expensive? That's always a hard one. Some very good mid priced engineered floors made by Lauzon and Mirage can be obtained f...