Engineered Wood Flooring on Slab


Old 01-02-21, 06:24 PM
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Engineered Wood Flooring on Slab

I just watched a how to video on Home Depot's website for engineered wood flooring. The video and instructions aren't very specific when it comes to a slab. Instructions, for a wood subfloor, are to nail the first row. The remaining rows only need to be clicked into place. If on a slab, how do I secure the first row? If it's to be glued, how do I glue it down if/when there's a thin rubber pad on the underside and/or have a vapor barrier covering the floor?
Old 01-03-21, 12:59 AM
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Best bet is to pick a brand and read up on the manufactures instructions rather than just guess!
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From what i have seen when doing a floating floor none of the sides are nailed down. The entire floor can expand and contract in all directions. As marq suggested, all manufacturers have instructions on the acceptable methods for there products.


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