DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (
-   Flooring (
-   -   Wood Flooring (

Sonyaeman 01-05-2012 09:51 PM

Wood Flooring
My house has an above grade slab foundation. The concrete has been acid stained and sealed with several coats polyurethane. Can I use a glue down engineered flooring over this?

Bud Cline 01-05-2012 09:54 PM

May have to remove the Poly.

The people to ask this question of are the adhesive manufacturers.

Sonyaeman 01-05-2012 10:00 PM

Thanks, That's what I was afraid of! I love the acid stain floor and the finish is in great condition but.... it is dark,dark brown and I find myself sweeping and mopping daily and it still looks dirty.

joecaption 01-05-2012 10:06 PM

It can also be glued at the T & G and in effect making it a floating floor.
I'd lay down a vaper barrier first.
Check out some of the web sites of the manufactures and look up install instrutions.

rusty baker 01-05-2012 10:06 PM

You could always add some area rugs.

Sonyaeman 01-05-2012 10:07 PM

Hey Bud, Could I install Travertine over the poly, directly to the floor without any type of Duroc?

Bud Cline 01-05-2012 10:08 PM

Again, the Poly would have to be removed.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:25 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.