Brown paper floor

Q: I am doing my craft room floor with the brown paper. I applied stain on part of it but today it is still tacky. I may not have waited long enough to wipe the stain off. Maybe because of using Elmer’s glue and water? It looks great, just tacky.

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Laminate edges peeling

Q: I have a question about my pre-engineered floors (not sure if you could assist, but figure I’d ask). Some of my pre-engineered flooring is peeling at the edges. What can I do to repair them?

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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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What kind of wood is my floor

Q: How do I know what kind of wood my floors are? All rooms look different in 100+ yr home.

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Uneven cement “lip” bordering the entire room we want to install laminate in



Q imported from our old site, Face Lift Floors: I recently installed a plywood subfloor over a slab. There is a cement “lip” bordering the entire room which is uneven and ranges from 1″ to 3″ in different spots. It is impossible to make the plywood meet this lip all the way around the room.

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Air bubbles spreading under laminate floor



Q imported from our old site, Face Lift Floors: We put laminate snap together flooring throughout the entire 3200 sq. ft. house. The house is only a year old. There are several areas that have huge air bubbles under the floor. How do I get the floor to lay flat? Some doors won’t even open unless I stand on the bubble while pulling the door open. It is happening all over the house now.

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