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or a Sawz-All(sp?)

or a Sawz-All(sp?)
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Not understanding why you would leave a floor...

Not understanding why you would leave a floor unprotected from pooled water because its winter time. Of course you need a moisture barrier, and probably a lot more.
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Better than nothing.

Better than nothing.
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I know that what the book says, but believe it...

I know that what the book says, but believe it Perry, the 30 years journeymen I trained with 20 years ago will tell you it is nonsense. 50-100 and 60-100 are very common. I have never used an 80 grit...
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I would highly recommend you purchase a floor...

I would highly recommend you purchase a floor specific polyurethane. That Minwax is not going to give you teh long term results and you will be kicking yourself for not spending a few dollars more to...
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If you want the stains out, you really should...

If you want the stains out, you really should replace the wood, even tho I now you dont want to. Bleach will leave you with a different color stain, and it will destroy the surface of the wood. It is...
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The ability and desirability of screening and...

The ability and desirability of screening and recoating is depenent on a number of factors.
How much is it worn. Is there dirt in the grain? If so, it will always be there and the oils will prevent...
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Thats only for natural. Old floor guy proved to...

Thats only for natural. Old floor guy proved to me 20 years ago, Golden Brown and darker, it does blend in.
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Too bad about the bevels in the white, otherwise...

Too bad about the bevels in the white, otherwise I'd make him remove the red and install white. Much nicer imo.
He screwed up, didnt check your reference and couldn't tell the difference between...
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I kind of like that laser idea. What type do you...

I kind of like that laser idea. What type do you have and what was the cost. Does it have a stand so its not in the way? Does it have a rotating beam? Do you think it saves you time messing with a...
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I cant say how it sands, Ive never used one. The...

I cant say how it sands, Ive never used one. The edger is not so bad, you could rough off and fine edge that area in about 1/2 hour. Trick is getting it flat without too many swirls.
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Don't have a recomendation. I have two and don't...

Don't have a recomendation. I have two and don't know what brand they are. They are not real complicated, they measure electrical resistance between two pins. See what the local flooring distributor...
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A floor mechanic would use an edger. That piece...

A floor mechanic would use an edger. That piece of equipment does take some training to use correctly tho. You might get results with one of the big oscillating sanders rented at the box stores.
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Just because somebody got away without one once...

Just because somebody got away without one once doesn't mean you should shirk your responsibility to know what the jobsite conditions are before installing your customers expensive material. Of...
12-18-05, 12:28 PM
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Have you taken the metal cover off the baseboard...

Have you taken the metal cover off the baseboard heater? If not, you gain a lot of access for top nails. If that still not enough, just glue it like you thought.
The splitting is one of the joys of...
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Depends on how the flooring runs. If it parallel...

Depends on how the flooring runs. If it parallel with the cabinets, it can be gotten so its not noticable unless you lookk for it. If the wood butts to the cabinets, it won't work out very well. Each...
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you should both nail and glue. Bostik makes a...

you should both nail and glue.
Bostik makes a system for moisture barrier. There is also a much cheaper old way thats been used for decades with cutback (asphalt) adhesive and feltpaper. I believe...
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Are they guing 3/4' or one of the new thinner...

Are they guing 3/4' or one of the new thinner mills? it is very very difficult to glue 3/4". Drawing up slightly bowed boards and then holding them down is a mess.
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Nobody can answer that question without moisture...

Nobody can answer that question without moisture meter readings. For strip flooring, your subfloor should be within 4% moisture content of your flooring.
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If you ever tried to pull out a ring shank, youd...

If you ever tried to pull out a ring shank, youd understand the structural benefits of using them.
The felt does help with squeeks and is also meant to help prevent moisture into the wood. It is not...
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Not too sure how you ended up in the predicament,...

Not too sure how you ended up in the predicament, you can't use 3/4" on concrete either. You cannot nail 3/4" solid to cork. You have the wrong material for your needs. Its plywood or nothing.
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Cut the door jamb and trim to to allow the...

Cut the door jamb and trim to to allow the material to slide iunder. There will be plenty of room uner there for expansion. There is a very recent thread talking about this. Last week I think.
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So is that white vinegar recomendation a...

So is that white vinegar recomendation a manufacturers recomendation? Are you backing up the warranty?
Bona makes a very nice kit for laminate.
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Degree of flatness and what you do about it can...

Degree of flatness and what you do about it can depend on what your laying. What are yo laying?
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