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Posted in thread: flooring delemma on 01-10-2015 at 06:58 PM
So you are putting vinyl directly on the 5/8 plywood?
Posted in thread: flooring delemma on 01-03-2015 at 09:46 AM
Well, not a fan of linoleum anyway ... with so many durable and beautiful finish floors, why go
there? Slight subfloor variations will "telegraph" through linoleum, hence your problem. Why
Posted in thread: Which flooring for condo which I'll eventually rent? on 12-29-2014 at 02:21 PM
Since the floor is particle board, you will need to float whatever you install. I would
probably use LVT. It will be easier to dispose with after a tenant ruins it. Laminate takes up
a lot of space in...
Posted in thread: wood stove pipe on 12-25-2014 at 11:07 AM
Code here requires triple wall anywhere the pipe goes through combustible areas.
Posted in thread: wood stove pipe on 12-23-2014 at 09:30 PM
Is there any safe way to connect single wall to triple wall except with a thimble? Thimbles are
$150. Can double wall be used through the ceiling/attic/roof or does it have to be triple wall?
Posted in thread: Concrete or wood ? on 12-22-2014 at 12:16 PM
I would go with wood on a second floor, also concrete is colder, that could help during the
summer months though, also wood more child friendlyNo way to fasten wood to gypcrete. They
could float lamin...
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.