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  • Posted in thread: Laminate or Vinyl flooring on 01-22-2017 at 10:45 AM
    I went to home depot today and saw that per sq ft of laminate flooring is much cheaper than
    vinyl flooring. Does anyone know why is that? I'm thinking the only reason could be is the
    underlayment and ...

  • Posted in thread: Laminate or Vinyl flooring on 01-21-2017 at 04:37 PM
    Depends on where they are being installed.

  • Posted in thread: Laminate or Vinyl flooring on 01-19-2017 at 10:45 PM
    Straw on the floor would be better. You could just rake it once a week.:thbup:

  • Posted in thread: Wood grain floating linoleum? on 01-02-2017 at 05:18 PM
    No. Flexitec is 13' 3" wide and very easy to install and trim.

  • Posted in thread: Subfloor for laminate installation on 01-02-2017 at 12:01 PM
    Never glue down a second layer of subfloor or screw it to the joists. That will lead to a lot
    of problems.

  • Posted in thread: Wood grain floating linoleum? on 01-01-2017 at 08:35 PM
    Why not something like Flexitec sheet vinyl? Very DIY friendly and not all the seams for urine
    to run through if an animal has an accident.

  • Posted in thread: Can you glue lay loose vinyl floor planks? on 12-29-2016 at 12:54 PM
    A rough subfloor is not recommended for glue down tiles. You can screw down 1/4" Hardie backer,
    with glue between the existing floor and the Hardie, for a stiffer, smooth finish. The tile
    will adhere ...

  • Posted in thread: New sheet vinyl over asbestos floor tile. on 12-21-2016 at 02:54 PM
    Use a vinyl like Flexitec, it can be loose laid over the existing and the pattern won't show
    through. Oh, and underlayment plywood is 1/4" not
    1/2".https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=flexitec+instal...

  • Posted in thread: Floor Removal Nightmare on 11-16-2016 at 08:18 AM
    Perhaps you could use the leveling compound like others suggested then build a floor on top
    with 2x4's laid flat and OSB.I have seen that tried and it ALWAYS fails.

  • Posted in thread: Floor Removal Nightmare on 11-16-2016 at 08:16 AM
    Perhaps cementitious backer board could be glued down, I don't really know as tile is not one
    of my best subjects. Head over to the John Bridge Tile forum and ask there- those folks live
    and breathe t...

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