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ponch37300 04-13-2008 08:25 PM

laminate in basement?
I would like to put laminate flooring in a finished basement. What is the correct way to do this as far as a vapor barrier? Thanks

mike costello 04-14-2008 06:44 AM

Umm, use one

ponch37300 04-14-2008 11:00 AM

Thanks. What do you recommend for a vapor barrier, just plastic? How thick? Should i seal the cement or do anything to it before the vapor barrier? Thanks again.

mike costello 04-14-2008 07:47 PM

Lol sorry ,couldnt resist.

Just read the install specs on your specific laminate. They will tell you what mil plastic to use or have an underlayment with a moisture barrier built in.

Sealing your floor wont help ,but you want to know the moisture content of your slab before you do anything.

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