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Old 02-01-2008, 09:24 AM   #1
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"I have two questions

1. I have a new addition and the subfloor of the addition is 1/4" lower than the exiting house and with like to install laminate floor continue from the exiting house thru the addition. What should I used to even the subfloor?

2. I have two bathroom in this addition, I'm planning to install ceramic tile on and the require to thick the subfloor which will make this floor 5/8" higher than the laminate floor. What can I used to make a smooth transition?"

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1. I have a new addition and the subfloor of the addition is 1/4" lower than the exiting house and with like to install laminate floor continue from the exiting house thru the addition. What should I used to even the subfloor?
Add 1/4" layer of plywood.


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2. I have two bathroom in this addition, I'm planning to install ceramic tile on and the require to thick the subfloor which will make this floor 5/8" higher than the laminate floor. What can I used to make a smooth transition?"
You can't have it both ways. Adding 1/4" to the laminate area will help some but variations in transitions are normal unless the structure was originally built to address the anticipated variations.

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