Latest Discussions : Flooring & Stairs

Mr.Fixit

08:27AM | 09/12/03
Member Since: 08/18/03
4 lifetime posts
After tearing out the carpet in my fixer upper, the base flooring was just unfinished concrete, and stained chipped terrazzo. I would have liked to have kept the terrazzo but too many cracks. As a quick fix I was thinking of using concrete paint to cover everything up till I had the money to lay wood flooring. Will the paint on the floor effect laying parque or standard wood over top of it?

Thanks

carpetman

07:28PM | 09/12/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
the paint won't hurt anything,the floor will need to be level before you put down the wood...good luck

AWoodFloorSpecialist

08:58PM | 09/12/03
Member Since: 07/24/03
80 lifetime posts
If you are laying a floating floor the paint should have no effect at all. If you are using a gluedown floor you might run into compatibility problems with the paint and the adhesive. Of course a naildown floor won't be possible unless you put down something to nail to first.

Franklyn
http://WoodFloorist.com

Mr.Fixit

08:08AM | 09/15/03
Member Since: 08/18/03
4 lifetime posts
I was planning on using a gluedown parque? Will the paint cause it not to stick?

Thanks



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