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  • In floor covering biz over 50 years. Installations 28 years.
  • Tile setter retired Marble from Italy & Greece. PM or call 248-670-3967
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  • Posted in thread: squeaky floor on 12-09-2016 at 08:24 PM
    For anyone to help, you'll need to tell us how the subfloor system is built. Is it built like a
    house or is there any gypcrete involved? Got any pics of how this level is built, perhaps of
    another are...

  • Posted in thread: Plywood spacing on 07-16-2016 at 08:01 PM
    Drywall to floor spacing, " or so.Jaz

  • Posted in thread: Plywood spacing on 07-15-2016 at 06:13 PM
    I agree with the ⅛" between sheets, but have never seen any instructions that say
    ⅛" is good enough for perimeter gaps. I say minimum ". Jaz

  • Posted in thread: Glue is not dry under vinyl on stairs. on 03-19-2015 at 01:39 PM
    Yup, and 3/32" notch is probably too much.I think you may be right though, it says for felt
    backed vinyl.* I have never made a mistake....I thought I did once....but I was wrong! :DLooks
    like I got st...

  • Posted in thread: Glue is not dry under vinyl on stairs. on 03-19-2015 at 11:57 AM
    If the vinyl is shiny on the back, I think you may have used the wrong adhesive. Read the
    container of adhesive again. It's sheet vinyl right? It's got a brand name and style/series
    name too. What siz...

  • Posted in thread: Glue is not dry under vinyl on stairs. on 03-19-2015 at 11:33 AM
    You never said specifically what flooring you used. Vinyl, does not tell us much. We also need
    to know which adhesive you used and if the flooring was set into it right away, or if the
    adhesive was al...

  • Posted in thread: flooring delemma on 01-06-2015 at 09:38 AM
    (Sanded 3/4) plywood will be real close to what you want for thickness and is as smooth as you
    needI disagree, I don't think it's the best way. You do not install glue-down sheet vinyl
    directly to " ...

  • Posted in thread: flooring delemma on 01-05-2015 at 09:13 PM
    Fred,First decide what flooring you're gonna use and read their directions. I suggest you
    replace the particle board with " underlayment grade plywood then you'll be able to add the "
    underlayment n...

  • Posted in thread: Ceramic tiling over concrete abutting hardwood on 01-02-2015 at 03:16 PM
    I'd be interested to know what you'd have recommended before I filled the recess with concreteI
    woulda removed some wood first which would have taken the floor down " to the subfloor. Then
    I'd mud (s...

  • Posted in thread: Ceramic tiling over concrete abutting hardwood on 01-01-2015 at 04:50 PM
    Nelson,Your plan does not abide to the proper way to do the job on two levels.We do not install
    tile backer over concrete.We do not install tile backer over any plank or hardwood flooring.
    You made th...

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