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03-18-08, 08:21 PM
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Posted By floorman67

yes that's fine.

yes that's fine.
03-14-08, 11:21 PM
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Posted By floorman67

you need to contact your local government in...

you need to contact your local government in regards to required removal and disposal regulations and methods.

if your local government has no resources, then check your state.

the Enviromental...
03-14-08, 11:15 PM
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Posted By floorman67

ardex SD-F is fine

ardex SD-F is fine
03-14-08, 02:22 PM
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Posted By floorman67

if the old flooring is not asbestos, scrape it. ...

if the old flooring is not asbestos, scrape it.

if it is asbestos use an adhesive remover/solvent from a local big box home improvement store.
03-14-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By floorman67

i recommend you install new flooring grade...

i recommend you install new flooring grade underlayment to encapsulatte the old, and give aa firm base for the new flooring, prep the underlayment joints, then install the new vinyl flooring

if...
03-14-08, 02:15 PM
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Posted By floorman67

seal the concrete with a penetrating masonry...

seal the concrete with a penetrating masonry sealer.
03-14-08, 02:10 PM
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Views: 13,265
Posted By floorman67

Ideally, I would recommend encapsulation with...

Ideally, I would recommend encapsulation with plywood, but your height constraints with the heaters make that problematic for hardwood, so unless you choose carpet or a thin enough lood/laminate,...
03-14-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,268
Posted By floorman67

why wouldd you wait a whole year to check into...

why wouldd you wait a whole year to check into this scratching and scuffing issue ?

wouldnt you immediately have called the retailer or get ahold of the manufacturer to ensure it wasnt a wear...
03-14-08, 01:45 PM
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Views: 4,455
Posted By floorman67

if it is indeed a wax coating on the floor, you...

if it is indeed a wax coating on the floor, you may be able to salvage the flooring by stripping and rewaxing it to even it out.

if its through the wear layer there is little you can do.

you...
03-14-08, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,723
Posted By floorman67

Try to scrape it up if it wont scrape up,...

Try to scrape it up

if it wont scrape up, try to scarify it with a sander with heavyy grit sandpaper.

then scimcoat over it with patch or a sealer to encapsulate.

if the paint lets loose, so...
03-14-08, 01:26 PM
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Views: 1,936
Posted By floorman67

yup pattern scribing is the way to go here...

yup pattern scribing is the way to go here (template).

you can get pattern felt at a local flooring retailer i am sure, or you can use red rosin paper.

lay felt it out cutting it bout a half...
03-14-08, 01:20 PM
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Views: 990
Posted By floorman67

yes, i recommend Ardex SD-F Featherfinish ......

yes, i recommend Ardex SD-F Featherfinish ... trowel it smooth and scrape any high spots, repeat until completely smooth and flat



as much as possible scraped off, scraped smooth as possible...
05-16-07, 12:18 PM
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Views: 1,215
Posted By floorman67

notify the company that did the damage of the...

notify the company that did the damage of the damage and tell them you are hiring in another company to perform the work to have it professionally repaired or replaced.

Allow them the opportunity...
05-15-07, 09:34 PM
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Views: 19,537
Posted By floorman67

sorry those links dont work to the public ......

sorry those links dont work to the public ... here is the documentation in text form ... extracted from Armstrongs Technical Services site http://floorexpert.com/ - copyright, Armstrong World...
05-09-07, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,015
Posted By floorman67

a. you MAY need to isntall an underlayment. Then...

a. you MAY need to isntall an underlayment. Then again you may not. It depends on the condition of your plywood subfloor. I have installed many vct jobs over properly prepared plywood subflooring....
05-09-07, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,015
Posted By floorman67

As flooring professionals we do no usually give...

As flooring professionals we do no usually give corner cutting advice to do shoddy work below standards, because it takes away from a professional installation that customers expect, and goes against...
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Views: 1,809
Posted By floorman67

Manufacturers recommend running the length of...

Manufacturers recommend running the length of laminate flooring planks with the direction of areas main natural light source, and that is for purely aesthetic reasons so the joints are less...
05-02-07, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By floorman67

keep walking the floor over and over again to get...

keep walking the floor over and over again to get the adhesive on the backs of the tiles to contact the subfloor.

turning the heat up can facilitate it as well to help relax the tiles, or running...
05-02-07, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 19,537
Posted By floorman67

Do you mean the Armstrong Ashton or Brackton...

Do you mean the Armstrong Ashton or Brackton resilient sheet flooring ?

if so, read these:
...
05-02-07, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,015
Posted By floorman67

commercial vinyl composition tile. tons of...

commercial vinyl composition tile.

tons of colors ...

inexpensive ...

wears like iron ... used in industrial and heavy duty commercial applications.

easy to install ... strike two...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By floorman67

remove the flooring and build up the height as...

remove the flooring and build up the height as needed with suitable engineered panels. I recommend plywood.

This is the perfect time to do it.
04-25-07, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By floorman67

If there is movement in the planks then no....

If there is movement in the planks then no. Install pplywood subfloor panels, then the carpet.

If the planking is 100% solid and firm with no movement or gaps, then its ok to isntall carpet and...
04-25-07, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,248
Posted By floorman67

Use a " inch flooring razor scraper. Buy...

Use a " inch flooring razor scraper.

Buy lots of extra blades and change blades frequently as the concrete dulls them.

Use both hands on the scraper, one at the back end and the other at the...
04-25-07, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,124
Posted By floorman67

another potential problem other than dye lot...

another potential problem other than dye lot shade variance is shade variance from wear.

Patching in a brand new piece into an existing floor with some wear might be a varying shade and stand out...
04-25-07, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,410
Posted By floorman67

No. There is no filler or grout product for...

No.

There is no filler or grout product for that.

You might be able to fill it with caulk that matches the flooring.
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