Flooring for summer cottage


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Old 01-25-16, 03:06 PM
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Flooring for summer cottage

Cottage is heated in spring and fall, but subject to -30 winter after it is winterized with no power for 5 months. I removed original dirty worn carpet which was installed over 1/4 plywood which was over two layers of linoleum oilcloth, which were on original boards. I leveled and installed 1/2 ply throughout.

Would an engineered hardwood be ok, vinyl? Many cottages have laminate and seems to survive winter. Suggestions
 
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Old 01-25-16, 04:22 PM
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Laminate would have been my last suggestion.
My dad has sheet vinyl in NH that's been down for at least 20 years in a summer cottage and it still looks like new.
 
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Old 01-26-16, 07:30 AM
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My first though was ceramic but vinyl would be a good choice as well and probably less work.
 
 

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