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mwmonty 01-02-2012 11:06 AM

small low spot in subfloor
 
I am getting ready to lay laminate in my living room (15' x 20'). The living room is an addition to a 1940's built home. Currently ther is carpet and I can feel a dip in the trasisition between the addition and main structure. What is the best product to use to to level this up before install?

joecaption 01-02-2012 11:16 AM

Tar paper, non gypsom floor levler, your choise.

titanoman 01-02-2012 12:30 PM

If it's 1/4l", you can lay down underlayment or paneling.

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JazMan 01-02-2012 12:56 PM

Use a Portland patching material. There are many brands such as Ardex, Henry, Durabond, etc. Just nothing premixed.

Jaz

joecaption 01-02-2012 01:00 PM

The problum with a piece of 1/4 anything is all you have done is move the step further out, It needs to be a gadual step down. Floor levler with a 2 X 4 used as a screed will give you the taper you need.

titanoman 01-02-2012 01:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by joecaption
The problum with a piece of 1/4 anything is all you have done is move the step further out, It needs to be a gadual step down. Floor levler with a 2 X 4 used as a screed will give you the taper you need.

Oh. I thought it was a consistent difference, starting at the transitions.

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mwmonty 01-02-2012 01:24 PM

Thanks, I have two weeks until I will be doing install. I will pull up the carpet next weekend to see what I am dealing with level wise.


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