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Old 09-16-2009, 05:07 PM   #1
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I love the look of concrete floors I want to know if and how I can put concrete on sub floor. I am tearing out the carpet. I want to put concrete on it and stain it, Is that possible?


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Old 09-16-2009, 05:34 PM   #2
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most likely the subfloor will have too much deflection for this. What are your joist size, spacing and span?


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Old 09-16-2009, 07:02 PM   #3
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if you've got std 16: o/c 2x8's, they'll flex & the result may be fine hairline crks in the conc,,, we've got 3/4" 5-ply sub-floor in 1 room & the conc we placed over it is only .387 ( 3/8" ) thick,,, works fine.

we do this work for a living,,, doubtful this'd be a decent d-i-y project,,, make sure your guy's good on structures.
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