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For questions regarding various types of floor coverings in general, including hardwood and laminate board, tile, carpet, and sheet flooring (linoleum/vinyl). For questions about the structure beneath this top layer, please see the "floor" tag.

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Do I need a moisture barrier between sub floor wolmanit and engineered floating bamboo clip ...

The floating floor needs the thin foam pad for it to function properly and most of the floating floor pads already have a vapor barrier as part of it. But adding an additional barrier is not needed ( …
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Quick flooring for uneven floor

Get a cold chisel (sometimes called a flooring chisel) and breakout the old tile. For something like a closet, this should only take a couple of hours at most. …
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Will I be able to use the Unifix tool to repair a floating floor that was glued on the edges?

If the tongue and grove were properly glued I doubt banging on them will separate the boards without causing more harm. The glued joint is going to be pretty strong and it will tear the wood, not jus …
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Are nail pops under vinyl flooring likely to worsen?

It has a possibility of getting worse or the popping could be done. It's hard to say one way or the other.
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Wood vs Laminate Flooring

The durability of laminate greatly depends on the conditions put against the laminate. Large dogs will typically scratch/dent laminate when they run across it with there claws. Laminate does not do …
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Laminate flooring direction in large room

You might want to consider a different laminate or switch to engineered wood. Found this install instruction for laminate and it does mention adding an expansion joint for larger rooms. Max room siz …
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How can I protect a hardwood floor from a rolling office chair?

I live in a house full of wood floors (engineered hardwood). If the floors are kept clean and the wheels of the chair also are kept clean, every little damage will ever happen to your floors. If you …
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How do I replace the front door on a stucco house?

I'm going to be taking out the various floors that have been laid in our house down to the sub floor so wood flooring can be laid. …
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How to determine if hardwoods are under cabinets?

I think the easiest way to tell, look for a quarter round trim between the cabinet and the floor. If it has a quarter round, then two options: floor does not go under the cabinet, or the owner likes …
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Is it possible to tell if the current floor is solid or engineered hardwood?

You need to find an area where you can inspect the side of the boards. If there are floor registers, remove one and inspect. If you don't have those, look for areas around doors other areas where yo …
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Can you use casing molding for baseboard molding?

As others have pointed out, it really is a style choice and nothing prevents you from switching the two. But one thing not pointed out and you probably didn't notice, is the edge that meets the floor …
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How do I replace the front door on a stucco house?

I've finished pulling the old door and jam out and installing the new one. The method did work but was a bit harder than I thought. First, my front door jams where nailed flush to the framing with n …
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Can you lay ceramic/porcelain tile over existing mastic without grinding the floor?

I'm not experienced enough with tile to answer the question directly but have you considered other floor coverings? They make engineered wood that is rated for below grade that will float above the o …
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What to do about the cracks on my wood floor?

First, this doesn't look like like solid wood flooring. At best, this is an engineering wood flooring (plywood). Mostly likely, since there are 3 boards to a plank, this is a laminate floor. …
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