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Old 09-22-2011, 10:20 PM   #1
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I have recently purchased bamboo floors. I am going to be installing it when i move into my newly purchased condo. Currently there is laminate over a 5\8 ply subfloor.I will also be looking at remodeling the kitchen, laundry & bath with newer tiles. Does the thickness have to vary where the hardwood and ceramic will be? i'll be installing 5\8" thikness bamboo floor.
2 - I'm planning on tiling the entrance approx 3' X 5' foot section and then installing hardwood floors to but against it. I will need some of the metal transitions (edge protection), would it be better to tile first, or to install the hardwood first.
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Tile first using the edging. Then if something is out of wack the wood is a lot easier to trim and adjust if necessary.

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Tile first using the edging. Then if something is out of wack the wood is a lot easier to trim and adjust if necessary.
Thanks that's great info. What about subfloor difference will both flooring product's end up being the same height.
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What about subfloor difference will both flooring product's end up being the same height.
I have no idea. Some people get really anal about that but I'm not one of them. If materials vary heights can vary a little. In all of my years this variance has never been an issue for customers.
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