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Well you are lucky because of those patio doors. What do I expect to see by patio doors - TILE! So: Go out and find some faux travertine (or the real stuff) tile. It looks like you need some 12"x12"s. Measure 24.5 inches from door all the way across. Cut out laminate with circular saw. (several saw types will work here) Glue a tile edging strip about 1/...


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Really hot water. Have tons of towels and buckets handy so water does sit long. Repeat until it comes up.


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This completely depends on your expectations. I paint my room every 5-6 years with the basic grey basement paint. It scratches, you mop with hot water or bleach, it peels. Not too bad but after a few years it doesn't look perfect, but certainly better than the dirty, rusty concrete that was there before it. And I have a full squat rack and 800 pounds ...


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I have seen vinyl floors where the glue was put down unevenly (sparingly in some areas), and by comparison the areas without enough glue were visibly damaged on top from wear. So, I think that (for whatever reason) vinyl floors which are not (well) attached have a shorter lifespan. However, you might want to look into floating vinyl floors (here's a random ...


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If you're not going to use a 2-pack epoxy, don't paint your floor. You'll hate yourself later. A 2-pack is a paint-like product that comes in 2 cans, you mix it in a certain proportion, and you have a limited time to apply it. Regular paint will fail. And I don't mean "will come off in nice sheets you can peel up, oh no. Other than the failing spots, ...


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why dont you just buy 10/4 rough sawn oak and plane it down to 2"? this is a totally normal day for most staircase guys. i am kind of surprised you are asking this question.


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In general, floating surfaces can be louder when you walk on them. This is more noticable on subflooring that is rough or uneven. The sound can be clicking/slapping/hollow sounds. Depending on the underlayment, the floor can feel springier than glued or nailed flooring. I recommend having an installer do glue-down on concrete subfloor, or nail-down on a ...



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