Solid or engineered with damp


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Old 04-19-06, 06:39 AM
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Solid or engineered with damp

Hi

I'm looking at buying an Oak floor on the ground level of our house. We have had damp problems in the past due to a nearby river. We have just had the ground floor dehumidified. We have wood floor boards on wood joists as the subfloor.

can someone please advise if it is ok to install solid oak flooring in this environment or should i go for an engineered floor?

If i go for a solid or engineered oak floor what steps will i need to do to make sure the oak does not get mouldy in the future

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Without being there, I can't tell you if it is OK, or not.

Engineered is more stable then solid.
 
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Old 04-20-06, 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted by damski
what steps will i need to do to make sure the oak does not get mouldy in the future
i would run that dehumidifier constantly.
 
 

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