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02-19-09, 08:04 PM
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I've stapled solid bamboo flooring with no...

I've stapled solid bamboo flooring with no problems.
02-19-09, 08:01 PM
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There is Engineered Bamboo flooring that can be...

There is Engineered Bamboo flooring that can be glued (full-spread adhesive or Sika) to concrete or gypcrete. If your heart is set on solid bamboo, you will have to put down a plywood subfloor.
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A floating floor will always move slightly....

A floating floor will always move slightly. Remember to leave a gap between the floor and the wall to allow for this movement. To prevent planks from separating at doorways, undercut the trim and the...
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1. Groove side to the wall, staples or cleats go...

1. Groove side to the wall, staples or cleats go into the tongue.
2. Room size is fine, just remember your subfloor must be solid, flat and in good shape, and screw down any loose or creaking areas...
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I'm not familiar with the properties of cured...

I'm not familiar with the properties of cured Daptex, however, you could try it, but would it interfere with the movement of the floor? If you do use Daptex, keep an eye out for boards buckling or...
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If the floor was put together by glueing the...

If the floor was put together by glueing the tongue and groove, it could be that the glue has failed. If the gaps can be closed by wedging or taping the boards together tightly, I would add some wood...
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I had this exact same problem. I resolved it by...

I had this exact same problem. I resolved it by glueing a solid hardwood shim to the reducer. Then I used a stain pen to stain the exposed face of the hardwood the same colour as the flooring. The...
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Posted By chicklittle

Here are some answers for you...

1.With water borne finishes, do I need to apply a sealer first to prevent the wood grain from rising?

If I am using a water born finish on my jobs, I always put a sealer down first, unless I am...
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How do I fix the potholes in my concrete floor?

I want to VCT my garage floor, but the concrete is mess. I actually have potholes in my floor. In one area the hole is so deep that I have discovered something, which has sent me here to post a...
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Hope this helps

Install the laminate directly into the hallway without using a transition. The transition would break up the line of the laminate and destroy the illusion of depth created by a seamless installation....
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