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-Is fan fold insulation an acceptable underlayment for hardwood? As a complete underlayment for snap-lock flooring, yes but I'd be more comfortable using rolls similar to what the manufacturers specify. Hardwood flooring installed traditionally with nails is to be installed directly on the subfloor. (Rosin paper is optional) -But it is being used as a ...


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I just had the same thing only mine was on particle board flooring.I scraped off what I could with a plastic putty knife and vacuumed up the bits and pieces. Try using warm water with dish soap to clean off the rest. If it left the wood splotchy when its all removed then you probably have to refinish anyway. Also try mineral spirits. Wash off with soap and ...


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Looks like a pretty decent grade of wood flooring. Also it probably is a shellac finish. Something about the pad or maybe the shampoo used on the carpet caused the shellac to soften and fuse with the pad particles. You can use a similar chemical to soften the finish and release the pad. Shellac softens with several common materials. Ammonia is one but it is ...



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