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  1. Flooring
    I own a rambler that was built in the 1950's and is slab on grade so the subfloors are all concrete. An addition was put on in the 1980's that is also slab on grade. In total there is about 1600sf of concrete floors that I would like to flatten so I can install a floating engineered wood floor...
  2. Flooring
    I'm going to remodel my bathroom. Part of the remodel will require me taking up the ceramic tile floor. The ceramic tiles were installed over an asbestos tile floor. Under the asbestos tile is the house's concrete slab. I want to remove both the ceramic and asbestos tiles. The main reason...
  3. Flooring
    The short: ...i got a few quotes and they are about $ 300 dollars to take samples and assess the floor....currently most of the floor is covered by carpet... Not sure I want to pull anything up until I know what I'm dealing with so that 300 sounds like a waste at this point... I've read that...
  4. Flooring
    Thank you in advance for your help...I'm lost on this one. I have just purchased a home with what I believed to be a concrete floor under the stained carpet and pad in the basement. My plan was to remove the carpet (which covers two sunken floor drains) and stain the concrete. I have now...
  5. General DIY Discussions
    Hello Everyone - I hope that someone can help me out. I purchased a house that was built in 1958 and I live in Houston TX. The previous owner replaced the old floor tile about 3-4 months before I purchased the house. I discovered that the old tiles contained asbestos after I purchased the...
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