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Asbestos was identified in the 70’s as a health concern by the late 80’s it had strict regulations for inspecting and removal although the EPA ban in the US & many other countries also banned asbestos. Asbestos was still legal into the early 90’s in some areas if you are concerned have the material tested. Color of a material is not an indication if it ...


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There is made an interlocking 1/2" deep foam rubber pad made to be use on basement and shop floors for just this purpose. These pads come in colors for play rooms of in black for work space. they fit together fairly tightly. They come in 2x2' squares and I believe 2x3' rectangles. Good Luck


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You can essentially do whatever you want. Safety doesn't really play a role but there are some things to consider. For instance, a floating floor needs expansions gaps where it meets the wall and between transitional areas. The gap is supposed to be at least 1/4" and usually no more than 1/2". If you do not have this gap covered, how do you intend to keep ...


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As mentioned in the comments of my answer most quality underlayment (minus cork) now comes with one taped side. To install the manufacturers recommend laying out the taped side in the same direction much like you will lay out the wood on your floors - for example if you have to make cuts on a row stagger them. Let's imagine a small room. It is 12 feet ...


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I can't answer for certain, but adhesive is still adhesive (no different than laying vinyl on top of vinyl), so I would assume (possibly incorrectly) that the adhesive is similar. I can only say what I would do if this were something I was going to try -- my thought would be to clean first with a good degreaser, then with vinegar and water so that I had an ...


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