First and foremost, a ceramic tiled basement floor is less sensitive to moisture concerns than carpet or wood floor products In addition, seal the basement floor with a sealer and allow it to fully dry before proceeding on with the installation of the ceramic floor tiles To ensure even spacing use plastic tile spacers Grouting
Aug , That s why I spent some extra money and time to install insulation in all of the basement ceiling stud bays (the space between the floor joists) Meaning, drop tile ceilings comin down, faux (and crappy) wooden paneling comin off, commercial grade carpeting peacin out, bye bye harshing my mellow tube
Aug , I don t usually write product reviews here, but I want to do an informational post on the Allure Trafficmaster Flooring from Home Depot because I suspect it is I do like the idea of painting the floor first (concrete) or staple down some very thin plastic film to prevent moisture build up (causes mold and mildew
Find out how to install a radiant floor heating system on top of an existing concrete slab under a wood laminate floor I have a concrete slab foundation and want to install laminate flooring on top of it Is there a way for me to heat the slab Screw down a track with precut grooves for plastic tubing to the plywood subfloor.
Jan , The other floors in your house have the same pipes and wires and you don t see people installing drop ceilings in their house Drywall is not that hard to cut Armstrong now sells drop ceiling tiles with Humiguard to try and prevent that problem which tells me it really is a problem Not That Easy to
Aug , Read about DRIcore subfloor and tips on how we installed it in our year old house in the basement bathroom Basement subfloor, DRIcore panels, DRIcore Each is made from a wood core with these polyethylene (plastic) feet on each to prevent the wood from touching the floor It s a really genius
Mar , So this is what happens when plastic wheels roll over paper bag floors , times This post isn t We are just getting ready to do the basement (on concrete) So this will be a I m a wood flooring contractor and when I saw the first couple pics it looked like classic delamination of finish to me I instantly
Jan , At the time, FSC flooring was twice the price of regular oak flooring We sourced the wood floors from the United States Note, we don t Most carpet has a plastic type backing with adhesives at the time that contained harmful VOCs The basement has a floating cork floor for sound, softness, and warmth.