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  • Posted in thread: Need suggestions for basement flooring. on 09-10-2014 at 11:07 AM
    Yeah, I was just thinking about nooks & crannies and closets and other cutouts and trims.Then
    there is also a seam to consider if the room is bigger than 12x12IVC vinyl is 13' 3" wide.

  • Posted in thread: What is this material? Asbestos threat? on 09-10-2014 at 09:48 AM
    Looks like celotex. Some of it contained asbestos. I would have it tested.

  • Posted in thread: Need suggestions for basement flooring. on 09-09-2014 at 09:16 PM
    A solid sheet vinyl like IVC is very DIY friendly.

  • Posted in thread: Cruel World Flooring on 09-02-2014 at 08:35 PM
    I hammered it together a bit better but when one crack closes another one seems to open.
    Perhaps there is 1/16" difference that my laser gps did not register? Not sure i have patience
    for this discipl...

  • Posted in thread: Possible asbestos floor tiles lifting and more. Still non-friable. Repair advice? on 08-30-2014 at 08:12 PM
    It is my understanding that if the tile measures 12" x 12", it does not contain asbestos. If
    smaller dimension (on a full piece), then no guarantees.That is wrong. 12x12 tiles were made
    with asbestos ...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete or wood ? on 08-28-2014 at 05:49 AM
    Hmm.. so they need to do some self-leveling first?I don't think you understand. The floor is
    probably not stiff enough for tile. Gypcrete is thin and flexes. There is no way to stiffen it.

  • Posted in thread: Mobile home floor sinking in on 08-25-2014 at 01:20 PM
    It's actually a 1982 Fleetwood.Still a good chance the floors are particle board, with the
    flooring installed under the walls.:(

  • Posted in thread: Mobile home floor sinking in on 08-24-2014 at 08:49 PM
    A 1970s most likely has particle board floors. They all rotted. I would just replace it with
    plywood a sheet at a time. Just be aware that 3/4" particle board was 3/4" thick. 3/4" plywood
    was not 3/4"...

  • Posted in thread: Concrete or wood ? on 08-24-2014 at 04:45 PM
    If concrete will crack on that floor, so will ceramic and porcelain.

  • Posted in thread: Concrete or wood ? on 08-23-2014 at 07:43 PM
    Gypcrete is normally used to reduce weight and cost. I would be surprised if the structure is
    rated to hold concrete. The gypcrete is probably 2 inches thick over a 3/4" plywood sheet. I
    have seen 1 1...

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