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goodag2 12-08-2012 10:41 AM

Laminate flooring in frame house
 
I have a frame house (on blocks) that has the typical frame house movement problem. Other than an occasional sheetrock seam separation, I have no problems with it. I am considering replacing the carpet with laminate flooring because of the cleanliness issue but my wife tells me that laminate flooring would buckle in this type of house. I was under the impression that laminate flooring was actually a floating floor and that it wouldn't move if the house shifted. Your opinions please.

joecaption 12-08-2012 11:54 AM

As long as the floor is flat it will work fine.

DannyT 12-08-2012 11:57 AM

and make sure to leave the required expansion gaps around the perimeter.

goodag2 12-09-2012 08:00 AM

Thank you, fellers. That's what I was hoping.


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