Concrete Subfloor Can Make You Money

If you are laying over a concrete subfloor you will first need checked the concrete moisture, if the floor has a moisture content of over 4% then either wait until the sub floor dries to meet this level or use an appropriate moisture barrier, we recommend Mapei brand Primers to ensure no damp rises up into your new floor.

During renovation and remodeling of existing building, more and more people are looking for ways to convert their existing wood/plywood subfloors into concrete floors. The daily temperature and humidity changes cause the wood floors to move and expand under stress. The joints between boards and rough uneven surfaces become pronounced. Traditional latex-modified or gypsum based underlayments will crack along joints, break bond with lateral wood movement, and often strong enough to withstand the traffic. (more…)

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How to Install Hardwood Floors: What You Should Do before Installation

How to Install Hardwood FloorsHow to Install Hardwood Floors?

Usually these questions come from DIY Guys, to save on hardwood installation or to get pleasure from the fact that this work is done by hand. There is another category of craftsmen who are interested in floor installation. It is those who would like to get into the profession of floor installer. In this article we will discuss the main points to get the general picture of how to install hardwood floor. (more…)

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