Can I lay vinyl plank flooring over bamboo?

Q: Can I lay vinyl plank flooring over bamboo? I know it sounds crazy, but my dark bamboo in my kitchen is so chipped and damaged, and with no sheen left. I really don’t want to have to pull it all up.

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Gap of a few inches along wall

Q: We purchased a house that had small areas of incomplete wood flooring in three rooms. There are 3 or 4 rows in each room where the flooring is 2-4 inches short of the wall. Can this be repaired or do new boards need to be put in? And if so, would the color be noticeably off?

Replacing the middle of a damaged floor

Q: I recently put down Acacia Pryzm Armstrong flooring for my neighbors. Their kitchen got flooded and all the flooring in the kitchen and part of the dining buckled up and now smells like mildew. My question is – without removing the whole entire flooring can just that area be replaced? It’s locked in together but I’m not sure how to put pieces back in without removing the whole floor. I really don’t want to do that so I’m hoping you might have a solution.

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First time staining wood floor a dark color

Q: I’ve clear coated several floors in the past year but my current project is my first dark stain on a large floor. In my first attempt, I failed in getting an even stain. I took it back to bare wood for my second attempt.

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ISO 9″x9″ unfinished red oak parquet with tongue and groove

Q: I need 9″x9″ unfinished red oak parquet with tongue and groove for installation. Where can I locate it?

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Cleaning a floor between staining and finishing

Q: I stained a floor then a contractor came in and worked in the house. He thought it was sealed but it wasn’t. How can I clean it up enough to seal it?

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