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Old 11-01-2010, 10:19 AM  
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One of the projects my wife and I want to start on is real 3/4" oak flooring for our kitchen, dining, front hall, and front 1/2 bath. The dining room is carpet, but the rest is builders grade vinyl flooring. Can I lay the wood down over top of the vinyl or does the vinyl have to be removed first? It's plywood under the vinyl. Could the vinyl act as a moisture barrier?

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Old 11-07-2010, 03:47 PM  
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You probably could lay the wood atop the vinyl, but I wouldn't.

Real hardwood flooring is too expensive, and too difficult to install, to take chances.
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