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Topic: Flooring

Oct 7, 2014

George Millard answered:

Mar 6, 2017

Basement flooring is the common issue faced by most of the house owners. Try to create bright and warm flooring for more appealing look. We planned to change our flooring with concrete floors and for more details we contacted http://www.pcwoodfloors.com/ the experts of flooring. Even the prices are reasonable and long term investment. Such floor is one of the most durable and quickly addresses water issues.

CJ Robinson asked:

Apr 27, 2016
May 14, 2016

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

CJ Robinson asked:

Apr 27, 2016

Info Department of Roofs R Us PRO answered:

Apr 27, 2016

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....

Steve Adams of GuildQuality PRO asked:

Feb 18, 2016

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.

Steve Adams of GuildQuality PRO asked:

Feb 18, 2016
Feb 24, 2016

Tyler,

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!

David Domenichini

D.R. Domenichini Coosntruction

Oct 29, 2015
Dec 14, 2015

I would try to find out the manufacturer of the product and follow their instructions.

Philip

HDR Remodeling 

Berkeley Ca

Oct 29, 2015
Nov 3, 2015

Start with a washcloth and some rubbing alcohol and gently wipe down where the scratches are.  Take a cotton swab and go through each scratch with some rubbing alcohol to make sure they are cleaned out.  Purchase a floor repair wax kit from your local hardware store (I recommend Picobello Flooring Repair Kit).  Using the putty knife, apply wax to scratches and ensure its all the way inside the cracks.  Once you are done, take the flat edge of knife and scrape off any excess wax. Last step just gently wipe repaired areas with a cloth to wipe up any residual wax.  

For cleaning the floors, make sure you are using a damp (not soaking) mop with a small ammount of floor cleaner.

Hope that helps!

-Brittany

Oct 29, 2015
Oct 30, 2015

Ailwood Scratch Cover is a coating that masks dents and scratches.  Start with that.  Apply per instructions. Comes in three colors.  Available at most fine paint stores.  Cleaning engineered floors is easy.  Just use a mild cleaner and a damp mop.

Oct 29, 2015
Oct 30, 2015

 If you simply want to color them, Old English does a great job.  Bona wood floor cleaner is the best out there.  Hardware stores should have both.

Oct 7, 2014

Agreed. Solve the moisture/humidity/condensation problem first, then afterward, choose the flooring. What are your goals? Hard surfaces that are unaffected by moisture are ideal, but possibly cold. There are floating floors that could be an option which will be slightly warmer in feeling. A good basement with proper drain tile, no moisture problems, proper dehumidification, and good HVAC can use carpet with little risk of problems.

Oct 7, 2014
Oct 20, 2014

I would work backwards and figure out what you can do abou the moistue.  Do downspouts dump water right on the foundation or do they do what they are suppose to do which is move water downhill and at leadt 36" away.

Look into a sump pump at 48" deep

I think it is a good idea to deal with the cause of the moisure intrusion before figure how to cover it up

Philip Anderson

Berkeley Ca

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