01:10PM | 07/09/02
Member Since: 07/08/02
1 lifetime posts
Hello -

We are going to be adding a three-season sunroom to our house and we're trying to decide what type of floor to get.

The room will be 12' x 16' and enclosed in glass/screens. It will have an insulated floor and roof, but just single pane windows and no central a/c or heat. I'm near Chicago, so temps in the room will range from below 0 in the winter to upper 90's and humid in the summer.

We originaly wanted to go with a wood laminate floor, but I have got many varying opinions on whether this will work or not. I have been looking at the Witex LocTec line which has a moisture treatment throughout the entire core (not just the edges) so I'm hoping that may help with the humidity. Both the guy who is installing the room and the sales guy at the local floor store said that it should be fine going with the wood laminate, but I called Witex and they said they only recommend their floors to be installed in temp/humidity controlled rooms.

Anybody have any input for me?



03:59AM | 07/10/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
Try porcelain tile. Or ceramic tile that's rated for frost. I'm really pleased with mine on the screened porch.


10:58PM | 04/08/15
Can the porcelain tile be thinset directly to a concrete pad or does it need to have an isolation barrier? My three season room will be enclosed with windows but built over an existing, ground level, concrete pad which is sound.
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