05:32AM | 11/03/06
Member Since: 11/02/06
1 lifetime posts
I am remodeling/repairing my upstairs. I am at a loss as to what floor covering I should use.

Because of allergies and dogs I wanted to use porcelain tile upstairs but I have been told that an upstairs cannot use tile over the whole area. Just bathrooms. The carpet that was up there was destroyed by dogs and teenagers so I did not want to get carpet again. Although that would have been my first choice. I need something strong and water resitant. Hardwood is out of the question and laminate is not water resistant. I really don't want to do linoleum because it would not be very wear resitant and it could devalue my home. Someone has suggested Permastone. Does anyone know anything about it? I am open to any suggestions. However I cannot get rid of the teenagers or the dogs. the dogs are small and sometimes don't want to go downstairs to go outside so they use the carpet. UGH!!


08:33AM | 12/02/06
Member Since: 10/28/05
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you just limited your choices to no flooring except for sealed concrete and expoxy resin floors.

loosten up your criteria a bit.


There are two ways to do any job. The right way and the wrong way. Do it right everytime.


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