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Old 08-27-2012, 05:17 PM  
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Just bought a small lake house that needs some TLC. First thing I am doing is ripping out all the carpet and flooring. My assumption is that there is standard plywood subfloor. I want to seal the floor with something before I put down any new flooring. I was thinking about using something like Kilz. Does anyone have a better idea?



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Old 08-29-2012, 11:00 PM  
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Just one question. Why?



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Let me guess--previous owner had lots of pets and not enough time to house-train them.

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I think bridge man has it right, odor

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There some sealers for that, it can be hard to get ahead of this stuff if the smell is in the bottom of the walls too.

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I don't think it has made it to the walls. There seems to be one main area with stain and smell. Any suggestions on the best sealer?

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If you googe every product for this, you will find people who have success and failure with all of them. Kilz ,Zinsser and a few more I can't think of at the moment. I think shellac base is part of the answer.

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