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Old 01-14-2009, 05:17 PM   #1
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I recently purchased a used home that had floating floors installed. There are a couple of bubbles one in the living room and another in the dinning area.How can I eliminate these bubbles?

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What do you mean by bubble? Is the floor buckling or is it delaminating?

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Old 01-14-2009, 05:27 PM   #3
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Old 01-14-2009, 06:06 PM   #4
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Take it off and glue or nail it down. Is it a laminate or engineered floor, and what is the subfloor?
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Glue or nail a floating floor? I'm going to say that is not your best option. There is a reason it is buckling. Most likely there is no gap at the edges of the room. Pull up a piece of base at the edge and see what the gap looks like. There should be about a 3/8" gap for expansion/contraction.

The last thing i would do is to glue or nail down a floating floor. Especially laminate-You want him to face nail it Long?
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Ponch hit the nail on the head......not literally....
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Thanks for the advice. Now I now where to start,lets just hope it was'nt glued or nailed.

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