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Old 10-16-2012, 07:15 PM   #1
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Floor and wall do not meet at 90 degree angle


I'm looking to install laminate planks in my basement but the floor does not meet the foundation walls at a right, 90 degree angle (house was built in 1940). Instead the cement floor curves upward into the wall. Looking for any solutions, can I cut and lay a plank on the angled part, cover with molding, or is there a better way to finish the edges of the floor. Thanks.

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Going to have to grind it down or chose a differant type of flooring.

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Going to have to grind it down or chose a differant type of flooring.
Thanks. Grinding the corners down to form a nice edge would be ideal, but I don't think I'm ready for that big of a job. Is it as difficult and messy as it sounds? What sort of tool(s) would I use?
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How far from the wall you talking?

A couple of pictures of this one would be handy. I certainly would not be thinking about grinding.

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How far from the wall you talking?

A couple of pictures of this one would be handy. I certainly would not be thinking about grinding.

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Here's a picture. The previous owners put down vinyl tile and just bent it along the curve to meet up with the molding.

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I would bring the flooring to the break edge and use a transition piece to a strip of similar color stained vaneer, I wouldn't mess with trying to run laminate up that slope, nor would I attempt to level it.

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