Last Activity:12-18-2014 10:26 PM
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Posted in thread: New house with 10 lbs. underlay, but doesn't feel like it on 12-16-2014 at 11:20 PM
I'm surprised that the salesperson didn't explain the difference. Very few consumers would
Posted in thread: New house with 10 lbs. underlay, but doesn't feel like it on 12-16-2014 at 10:24 PM
The more weight to a pad, the stiffer it is. 10lb is a little denser and therefore stiffer than
8 lb. Neither one will feel cushiony. That being said, it expanded completely, soon after it
Posted in thread: new house, questions about subfloor, undelayment on 12-16-2014 at 03:44 PM
This look almost in damage condition.Looks like a typical old hardwood floor with paint
overspray and pad staples. Regardless, you can't put ceramic on it without a layer of plywood
on top of the hard...
Posted in thread: Hardwood floor over carpet on 12-16-2014 at 03:39 PM
The carpet will have too much give to put wood over it.
Posted in thread: Attached pad carpet? on 11-04-2014 at 01:31 PM
Is it rubberback or Kangaback? Kangaback is fine on a basement floor. And no, you should not
put another pad under either one.
Posted in thread: Dog chews up carpet on 10-03-2014 at 07:04 PM
I have fixed many seams that dogs have chewed up. If you smell seam tape adhesive when it's
hot, it smells like corn.
Posted in thread: Dog chews up carpet on 10-03-2014 at 07:02 PM
You can always use flat metal.
Posted in thread: Dog chews up carpet on 10-02-2014 at 08:58 PM
Many carpet adhesives and seam tape adhesives are corn based. They smell like dog food.
Posted in thread: Laminate Flooring on 09-27-2014 at 04:41 PM
I wouldn't use laminate in a kitchen. Spills can ruin it.
Posted in thread: Ran into an idiot today at Lowes on 09-27-2014 at 04:39 PM
When you were using "idiot" and "Lowes" in the same sentence, I thought the story would be
about one of their employees. :D