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jaynarie 10-10-2008 04:52 PM

Best type of flooring in the bathroom
 
I recently purchased a new home and the vinyl in the bathroom is in very bad condition. The house is on a slab and has no subflooring- everything is directly on the concrete. So, what is the best type of flooring to install in my bathrooms? I believe the reason the vinyl is so bad is due to moisture getting under it.
TIA

Square Eye 10-10-2008 07:05 PM

Ceramic tile is a good choice, sheet vinyl is also a good choice but moisture is a problem for all floor surfaces. There is no perfect solution to cover everyone's particular situation but I like tile on concrete floors.

CraigFL 10-11-2008 04:51 AM

My idea of a best floor is ceramic tile with epoxy grout. It will last forever...

inspectorD 10-11-2008 05:15 AM

Yup
 
Tile on concrete floors, and mabey with some radiant floor heat underneath. They make it in electric matts.

Just to keep you thinking.:D
If it is a large area over 10 feet, cut a expansion line in the concrete, and put the grout joint there also. This way if it cracks, it is on the joint, and not breaking tiles.

Have fun.


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