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
Q: I recently put down P—- laminate flooring that has a backing on it, no underlayment, concrete floor is 20 years old. Now the floor pops and cracks. Continue reading Laminate flooring pops and cracks
Q: There is a gap between the laminate wood floor and the skirting boards throughout our house. How can this best be repaired? Continue reading Gap between laminate wood floor and skirting boards
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
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
Q: Can wall to wall carpet be installed over a Pergo floor or does the Pergo have to be taken up before installing carpet? Continue reading Can wall to wall carpet be installed over a Pergo floor?
Q: I have a maple laminated floor. In the sun, a few spots of the finish have bubbled and cracked. The floor was guaranteed for 25 years. What would you do? Continue reading Bubbles where sun hits laminate floor
Q: Can 1/4 inch OSB board be placed over an old tongue and groove floor before laying a laminate floor? Continue reading Can I lay laminate over 1/4 inch OSB board on an old tongue and groove floor?
Q: Can I install laminate floor over an epoxy painted garage floor? What can I used as flooring? Can I install the pre-pasted vinyl instead? Continue reading Can I install laminate over an epoxy painted garage 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