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Old 11-20-2011, 08:46 PM  
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Be carefull here, changing the height of the floor will change the rise of the first stair and create a triping hazard. All tread heights should not change by more than 1/4 "
ah so you mean that if there is something to change in the flooring the first stair will create a tripping hazard?i think engineer can do their job to find ways how to improve it and make your home safe!!!


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It's obvious you aren't a flooring installer.
It's one of only a few methods that will ever work in this case of install.
The lower level of the house is very questionable with the rise of water level as the world gets older it gets worse.


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If you have moisture issues, you absolutely do not want wood floors. They will not last.

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Engineered does not "need" to be attached to the subfloor, there is such
a thing as a "floating" floor. See manufacturer's installation instructions.

Architect in Westchester county NY
My preferred method of installation of this type is elastilon. Have you heard of it? Greetings from Yonkers btw.
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engineered over slab is good. .flash patch
with cement any depressions, then lay 30# bldg paper.

http://www.westchester-architects.com

In addition to this I'd say check out elastilon. It seems complicated but it really isn't.


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