Bamboo flooring in a summer cottage

Q: I want to put bamboo flooring in a 4 season room at my summer home. We don’t run the heat in the winter except once a month for a weekend. The floor is insulated and we will be putting down three quarter inch plywood. Will this be a good choice? Continue reading Bamboo flooring in a summer cottage

Temporarily removing part of laminate floor

Q: The previous owner laid laminate flooring in the lounge. I need to remove part of the flooring to check the floor boarding underneath, because the floor has become springy near to the rear door. Is there an easy way to do this and preserve the laminate flooring that I have lifted? Continue reading Temporarily removing part of laminate floor

Laminate floor brand ID help

Q: Hello! Two years ago, I had a contractor install laminate wood flooring, which he purchased at Home Depot. I had water damage on a few and only need to replace 4 boards. I don’t have a brand name, but I think it’s Mohawk, maybe Shaw. There’s no model number, just a date stamp on the existing boards. Continue reading Laminate floor brand ID help

Spilled carpenter’s/wood glue on laminate floor

Q: In the kitchen of the house we just bought, the previous owner spilled carpenter’s/wood glue on the inside of our cabinet doors as well as on the laminate floors. Is there any solvent I can safely use to dissolve the glue to make it easier to scrape it off? Continue reading Spilled carpenter’s/wood glue on laminate floor