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It would be difficult to prescribe a proper floor without specific knowledge of the conditions - how much moisture, and where is it coming from? As well, it is always better to think of most anything in a home as a complete system. By that I mean, proper preparation of the substrate (the concrete) including some manner of vapor / moisture barrier and/or other assembly to mitigate the moisture or its effects.
Additionally, consideration of the space function and/or requirements for use, aesthetics, etc.
There are moisture-resistant / moistureproof flooring materials such as LVT. However, I am always concerned that these non-breathable coverings might trap moisture beneath, and create ideal conditions for mold growth - a problem which may be invisible but harmful.
I know... the concern and prospective solutions may seem simple, but - for the RIGHT answer, no so much. Summarily, there are rarely easy answers to such questions without a more-thorough analysis which can / should really only be done by professional examination of the space. For that, engage a professional designer / archtect and/or a well-educated remodeling professional.
The moisture issue has to be solved first and independently before a flooring option is chosen. When it comes to flooring options, I'm a huge fan of LVP for a couple of reasons. The first is that is extremely cheap for high quality and looks like real hardwood. Second, LVP is inherently waterproof. This is great for a lot of basements that open up to a pool area and are going to have a lot of traffic because of that. That being said, you shouldn't leave water sitting on any flooring surface for days or weeks on end without wiping it up. Then you'll have to call your insurance adjuster. Finally, there are a large number of options containing Aluminum Oxide in their finish. This the of the hardest compounds we have and it strengthens the wear layer to point where the plank is nearly scratch impervious. These are some of my favorite reasons to pick LVP.
Here's a link to one of the most helpful blogs I've been able to find in my research if you're interested in learning more!: https://www.reallycheapfloors.com/blog/what-is-luxury-vinyl-plank-flooring/
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seweing kit and a glue strip or sealent under the seam without looking at it. I would call a capet install compamy and have them look at it for sure. Find out what the cause is before the remedy. Gavigan Homes uses Lowes for install
Wood on the enrty will help stop it, also find the end of the part of the carpet that has begun to unravel and cut it with a sharp knife or clip with a sissors and place a drop of glue on the end down in the carpet, stay off it until it dries. That should work....
I probably would not recomend it. A laminate floor is a floating floor and the flex, expansion and contraction of both as well as the hollow sound you can have with a laminate may give you undesireable results. Laminates come out very easily and I feel it worth your while to remove the 1st laminate to elimate any future floor structural issues and install the new floor to the manufacturer's specifications.
It sounds like the existing laminate flooring is solid and free from flex. If so, you will have no problem installing the new laminte over the old. You will want to use a sound absorbing pad underneath to avoid a hollow sound as well as potential squeeks between the 2 laminate surfaces. Best of luck!
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