Installing Laminate Basement Flooring Plastic sheet test This is a fairly simple test to check for moisture in the concrete slabCut plastic garbage bags into squaresand then tape them to the floor in various places around the basement.
The Biggest Mistake Ive Made Installing Laminate Flooringover wood sub flooring in the rest of the houseWe have a basementif that matters
Installing wood flooring is one way to dress up a basement space(Image issue de secours image by Jacques PALUT from ) When looking to increase the amount of liveable space in your home one direction to look is downto the basementLaminate flooring works well in these areas and can
If my basement already has an installed hard surface floorcan I install Swiss Krono laminate flooring over the top of it The answer is a qualified yes. If the existing floor is hardwood the answer is an unqualified no.
Laminate flooring in the bathroom isnt recommended unless all edges are glued during installation and the perimeter is sealed with silicone caulkLaminate flooring cant be refinished the way real wood canso once its worn out itll have to be replaced.
When installing hardwood floorsyou want to protect your investment whether its a laminate or a exotic hardwood Moisture is a big concern for flooring you definitely dont want it!