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  1. Need pro advice

    Flooring
    Hello all, Been a long time since I visited DIYc. I hope everyone is well and safe. After a lot of thought, I finally decided to redo the flooring in my 2 storey home. The bedrooms on the second floor has parquet flooring, 2 bedroom has fairly new parquet floor (I am assuming based on the...
  2. Shifting laminate on concrete

    Flooring
    I'm installing a new laminate floor in a dining room, living room and hallway area. I've done laminate twice before, both on wood subfloors. This house has a concrete slab. With the flooring jobs done before, over time, the laminate shifts to the point that some joints come apart, not much...
  3. Water Damage - Laminate

    Flooring
    So we had some water damage in our kitchen, not enough to render the laminate waste but looks like enough that the pieces of the floor no longer stay together (see pictures). It's only two sections of flooring where this is happening. I did buy some extra flooring in the event we sell the place...
  4. wanted: DuPont Real Touch Elite laminate

    Flooring
    I was having my drain lines jetted and one line backed up and flooded my bathroom. Water went under a wall into the kitchen and out the door into the hall. About 100 sq. ft. of 500 sq. ft. was damaged but the insurance people pulled out 230 sq. ft. The material is DuPont Real Touch Elite...
  5. help: laminate floor leaves a gap around closet

    Flooring
    I am installing laminate floor in one of my room. My plan is to install laminate floor into the closet in the room. This is not a walk in closet. The closet has a 6 feet opening with a double sliding door. When the door is close, the door is meant to be flush with the frame of the closet...
  6. Laminate floorinig install question

    Flooring
    Hello everyone.. I need your advice/help with my install. I just finished my basement reno and I'm ready for the flooring. I'm going to be laying down DriCore as a subfloor on top of concrete. I'm also going to be putting down a 12mm commercial grade (AC5) laminate floor by Kronotex...
  7. Laminate Flooring Trim Manufacturers

    Flooring
    My husband and I have been at odds over laminate flooring colors to put in our home. He wants something very blond and light and I want something dark and warm. We finally found a color we can live with, Allen and Roth Burnished Autumn Maple. When we went to look at the trim pieces, we found...
  8. Floor Joist

    Building & Construction
    This 1905 house has real 2x8 floor joists. But they seem a little too soft for laying laminate flooring on top of the original hardwood. That floor is married to an addition that was added 20 years ago. I would like your opinion on taking OSB board, cutting it 8" and then marrying it to one or...
  9. removing wall, can I patch laminate floor to connect 2 laminate floors?

    Building & Construction
    Have 8" wide plank style pergo laminate (17 years old) in entry. It was professionally installed using glue. Have 15-1/2" wide high quality (expensive) laminate in adjacent room. Also professionally installed about 5 years ago, glueless. The two different floors are laid perpendicular to each...
  10. small low spot in subfloor

    Flooring
    I am getting ready to lay laminate in my living room (15' x 20'). The living room is an addition to a 1940's built home. Currently ther is carpet and I can feel a dip in the trasisition between the addition and main structure. What is the best product to use to to level this up before install?
  11. Laminate over my basement's uneven, radiant concrete

    Flooring
    Hi all, I want to cover my basement floor. I though that the way to go is ceramic/porcelain because I tought it would not be so expensive and dificult to cut as natural stone, and because the are good with heated floors. However, I was told by the specialists I consulted that I have to level the...
  12. Laminate next to hardwood

    Flooring
    Hi everyone- we are in the process of remodeling our kitchen, which is directly next to our living room. Our living room has hardwood flooring, and we are trying to decide what type of floor to put in the kitchen. We love the look of the laminate flooring, but are afraid that it will look silly...
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