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    Hi, I plan to install 1/2 inch strand woven bamboo floors throughout my entire house excluding bathrooms and laundry room. The application required for the bamboo is nail-down. My subfloor is 3/4 inch OSB. In my kitchen, there is already 1/4 inch lauan topped with vinyl. My questions are: What...
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    Hello I live in Houston TX where the EMC (equilibrium moisture content) is rather high 8-13% and the weather is warm year round. I am planning on nailing down 1/2" solid stranded bamboo (with hand-scrapped finish) on my upstairs which has wood subfloor. I am wondering if I can use Felt paper as...
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    My husband and I purchased Strand Woven Harvest 3/8 in. Thick x 4.92 in. Wide x 36-1/4 in. Length Solid Bamboo Flooring from home depot. We are using an underlayment with it. Can we install our cabinets on top of the flooring or not? What SHOULD we do? It's my kitchen remodel, so I want to...
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    Do any of you guys have experience cleaning bamboo flooring? Thanks in advance for any advice.
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    Hi, long time reader, first time poster. I removed carpet from a condo and found underneath a wood floor that is 9mm thick, tongue and groove squares. Underneath that is a concrete sub-floor that I cannot nail or screw into (condo rules). The wood floor is glued to the concrete floor, though in...
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    If you plan to refinish bamboo flooring or even resurface your bamboo flooring make sure your know whether the finish is water base or oil based. When we purchased our bamboo flooring from Lumber Liquidators we had a lengthy conversation with the sales person about the simple fact that I...
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    What's the best way to clean a bamboo floor? When you look closely, you can see several smal scratches, etc. We're moving and want to leave it behind in a good condition. Is it possible to polish them? I looked at professional floor cleaning services (Stanley Steemer), but none of them mentions...
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    Hi, I'm Olram. I'm working in a development company. I have an upcoming schedule of nail-down bamboo flooring installation. That's why I need an advice if i need to use a felt paper in installing bamboo flooring over wood subfloor.
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    Hey whats up DIY'ers ... :huh: lol so anyway I was having a hard time with the mattress that the lady has on her bed so I got another mattress... Well.. it was late at night trying to haul this thing up the stairs and well.. to make a long story short it left long streaks in the floor.. We have...
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    My wife and I are looking for some sustainable flooring to put in our house in place of gross 10 year old carpet. We both dislike the look of cork, but think a natural bamboo would look good. They have some at Home Depot for about $3 a square foot - comparably, maple is around $4. Anything I...
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