laying hardwood floors on cement

Features, Benefits and Technical Details

Feb , Installing vinyl sheet flooring can be a very realistic do it yourself project In this The new vinyl floor is installed over existing vinyl and concrete and we see how to smooth out the transition between the two surfaces I ve done vinyl before but never made the pattern with a scrape of wood like you did.

Dec , This carpet to tile transition includes installing tack strip on concrete, installing pad and then stretching and tacking the carpet into place to remove had to cut them off with a dremmel diamond wheel) but as someone who s tried to nail into old hard concrete, I think the wooden dowel idea might be good.

Whether you re laying a wood floor in a new house or replacing one that s damaged beyond repair, there are dozens of species to pick from, including trusty rather than solid stock, engineered floors can go places where it wasn t practical to install wood before over radiant floor heating systems and concrete and in

Nov , We currently have carpet over an old wood subfloor that has lifted off of a cement slab The floor has been flooded four times over the years and now the floor is starting to squeak and feels softer in some places than in others My dad does not want to tear up the floor because he believes that it is all rotted

Apr , Second, I love the look of painted wood floors, but I would never be able to bring myself to paint real wood floors I love old houses (mine was built in ) and I can t even paint the wood trim So painting regular old (or new in this case) plywood appealed to me I really wanted to do cement tiles, but that

Mar , How to video on replacing a damaged board in a prefinished hardwood floor For incredible deals on Canadian made hardwood check out our online store How to remove and If we did the installation per your guidance, done by a professional, will the floor be uneven

Feb , Because we were going to install tile on wood sub floor, we needed to add a layer of concrete backer board (which is often also called hardibacker) Concrete backer board helps give the floor an extra layer to prevent the floor from bending and flexing when you step on it If the floor bends and gives your

Tack strips need to be adhered directly to your sub floor You can use your Ryobi AirStrike to install the tack strip directly to a wood sub floor But if you have concrete sub floors like we do, you will want to use a Powder Actuated Tool to secure the tack strip in place Be warned, they are loud and smell like gun powder but

May , Heres our video on installing a floating wood floor! For more info install cabinet first before floorsleave at least inch for expansion then cover it with quarter rounds moldings to finish. Dud you need to lay moisture underlayment underneath a floating floor when it going on a cement floor I ll give this

Feb , I d love commentary from those of you who have installed and lived with either laminate or vinyl plank wood lookalike flooring How durable are yours Are you satisfied with only installing over a completely level floor We installed over a concrete base, and had to have it leveled before we could install.

Aug , When the paper bags dried, it created a mahogany color wood look which I let cure for days before I started applying the water based polyurethane For most people, it takes hours to lay paper bags poly but because I am disabled, it took me days to lay the paper bags on the floor Poly took me