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07-29-08, 10:26 AM
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Posted By julio13

I am engaged in the same operation: removing...

I am engaged in the same operation: removing carpet adhesive from my basement floor. I did a little research in the forums here, and so far nobody's offered an "easy" way, and it's shaping up to be...
07-25-08, 09:07 PM
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Posted By julio13


OK, here's an update on my plans for the basement project.
Sanding off the adhesive is out: the resulting dust would just be too much to deal with. However, it's gotta come off as I'm told it's a...
07-23-08, 12:05 PM
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Posted By julio13

seal OK, carpet maybe not OK

First off, sealing or re-sealing your concrete basement floor sure can't hurt, but I wanted to warn you that putting new carpet directly down after you do might not be a good idea for you.
I am also...
07-23-08, 10:27 AM
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Posted By julio13

I'd advise against it

I am not a contractor or professional, but I would advise against gluing carpet to concrete.
I am currently dealing with carpet adhesive removal from my concrete basement floor, and it's shaping up...
07-22-08, 07:28 PM
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Posted By julio13

how about a ceiling fan?

Have you considered a simpler solution, such as an ordinary ceiling fan to move the air around? If you're already putting in recessed lighting, adding a ceiling fan would be a simple extra step. Of...
07-22-08, 06:35 PM
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Posted By julio13

Re-finishing a "finished" basement: 2-parter

This is a 2-part inquiry, and of course begins with a story.
My wife and I moved into a new house a little over a year ago, and one of the main attractions (for me, anyway) was that half the...
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