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Old 11-08-2012, 10:27 PM   #1
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Hello... I have an unfinished basement that I dont plan on finishing for awhile. I am wondering what options I have to try and make the floor more comfortable. We have some fun stuff down there (pool table, foosball, pop a shot) but the kids dont like the cold concrete floor. I was thinking about just buying carpet pad and carpet and laying that down. Would that work or would it just bunch up? I would love to hear any of your ideas on how to make the basement more comfortable without having to "finish" it. Thanks

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Use Kangaback carpet. It will stay in place without glue or tackstrip.

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These work too. Interlocking foam squares
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I was told that Kangaback is not very durable and there isn't a lot of density to it. would it be good for a basement that will have kids playing and running around?
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I thought about foam square... will they give both cushion and keep the floor from being cold. Those are the main reasons the kids dont want to hang out down there in the winter.

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I was told that Kangaback is not very durable and there isn't a lot of density to it. would it be good for a basement that will have kids playing and running around?
Just like anything else, you can buy good or poor quality.

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