floating laminate flooring?


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Old 04-28-06, 05:29 PM
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floating laminate flooring?

i am putting in a floating laminate flooring,the question is i have a small area that has some high spots in my concete subfloor the manufacture says nothing higher then 1/8inch and asked a big box store where i bought it they also tell me no higher then 1/8 inch.So i measure the high spots and nothing is that high .should i leave it and will the underlayment make that up? thanks
 
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Concrete should be flat. Self-leveling compound is used to fill low spots.
 
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Old 04-30-06, 09:35 AM
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When it is said that the floor should be flat...the general specs acceptable would be 1/8 inch in 6 feet or 3/16 inch in 10 feet span.
Using a straight and true 2x4 for example, lay that out along the floor at different angles to see how 'unflat' the floor is. If you only have a coulpe of high spots, you could grind them down..or use a rasp/file to smooth them out.
Do try to get the floor as flat as possible...
 
 

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