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Im having the same problem with my flooring. a...

Im having the same problem with my flooring. a few soft spots in high traffic areas. There must be some way to improve the low spot without taking up the whole floor.

Ive considered using...
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what next?

im trying to decide what to do next. I can scrape off the leveler. it seems to be just a bit softer than the concrete floor, I think i can get it all up, but it will take a few days work. Or I can...
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self-leveler

well. that didnt go how I planned. I purchased Level-quick from the flooring place. It is a powder that you mix with water. I followed the directions to a T and it was not as watery as I had...
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leveling concrete subfloor

Im still in the process of laying my floors, some rooms completed. Floating laminate over concrete slab. Ive preped the floors and used patch to fill in the major low spots. There were some dips...
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Ive decided that I will just have to change to a...

Ive decided that I will just have to change to a high-end laminate. What I didnt like about the laminate is that most you can definately tell its not real wood. I convinced my wife to just come...
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How did you apply the urethane? Did it look even...

How did you apply the urethane? Did it look even and feel normal after it was dry? Did it prevent deep scratches from the dogs?
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It is Oak, with a red oak finish.

It is Oak, with a red oak finish.
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It is a red oak engineered snap-fit. I expected...

It is a red oak engineered snap-fit. I expected there to be scratches, but i didnt expect the scratches to go that deep. Has anyone tried putting a few coats of poly on top of a prefinished...
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deep scratches

I have just completed the first room in the house, however, I have encountered a much bigger problem. As I was laying the last rows of board, my dog walked in and then ran back out leaving some very...
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Thanks guys. the baseboards came off easily...

Thanks guys. the baseboards came off easily using a putty knife and working from one end to the other. I used some wood shims to keep it from falling back into place as I worked my way down. Im...
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baseboards: to cut or not to cut...

So, Im at the point where im ready to trim the baseboards before laying my floating floor. Someone suggested that I remove the baseboards and reinstall after laying the floor. Im sure it would look...
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Thanks. So, unless I get some convincing...

Thanks. So, unless I get some convincing argument why to do it the other way... Ill just go with my instinct and lay the bords along the short wall, which is the way the light enters the room.
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It is engineered float over concrete slab

It is engineered float over concrete slab
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board direction

I had everything planned out... then someone challanges my plan. So, I need some advice from a professional. My plan was to lay the boards the same direction as the light enters the rooms, which...
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openings

So, I measured these large openings again after looking more closely. One is 12 ft and the other is 6ft. Is it still necessary to put a gap in these doorways?
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transition between rooms

I am preparing to install a floating engineered wood over ongrade concrete slab. I have several 4ft doorways and 2 ten foot openings. I plan to put "t" moulding in the 4ft doorways, and likely will...
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feel of float

Still, my biggest question is how a floating floor feels underfoot. Does it feel different than a glued floor?

On a concrete slab would it be better to glue or float?
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float vs glue.

I want to install hardwood in my house and am getting convlicting information about the best way to do it. I have a concrete slab and wanted to float it. Most installers want to glue the floor...
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