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Barry J 01-20-2013 01:37 PM

Laundry floor
We have a laundry room in our cellar, which at this time has cement floors with a thin outdoor/indoor carpet (not the fake grass type) on it.
My neighbor was getting rid of some laminate flooring her son had in his apartment, so I got some to do our laundry room. With the floor being cement, do I have to put anything between the floor and laminate, after I remove the carpet.

woodman58 01-20-2013 02:14 PM

I would not suggest putting laminate in a laundry room, (essecially in a cellar). Threr would be to high of moisture content. It will not hold up. It's not worth it even if it's free.

joecaption 01-20-2013 02:42 PM

It's also so slippery the washers going to move when it spins out.

rusty baker 01-20-2013 03:22 PM

Ditto, the other 2 answers.

Barry J 01-20-2013 03:39 PM

How about if I leave some of that carpet, in btween the washer, dryer and laminate to stop the movement

joecaption 01-20-2013 03:48 PM

Still would be slippery, still no vaper barrier, still will delaminate the first time it gets mois or a back up.

Awoodfloorguy 01-20-2013 04:01 PM

I just did my laundry room floors in my basement with an epoxy and I think it was a good option. It looks nice and clean, is easy to clean, & moisture can not really effect it. Plus it cost me $60 and about 2 hours of work. So maybe consider this.

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