, We didn t at the time opt for Forest Steward Council certified wood flooring since we didn t have the budget for it At the time 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 I regret not
We had the new basement sheetrocked with the rest of the addition, but I put the rest of it on the back burner as had us occupied with other projects Since carpet was obviously out of the question, we priced wood for the large room (ouch) and tile (bigger ouch) and decided the price wasn t something we wanted to
, We are obsessed with recycling, ridding Portland of all plastic bags and you ll see at least Prius in a mile radius Ok I made that last one up, but there A few years ago, we stained and etched our concrete floor in our basement and we had to be very careful! I m so happy to have found safe
Mar , When I did my basement, I actually put the paper down with polyurethane with some stain in the poly, saving myself from having to stain later and it turned out BEAUTIFUL I will always I had planned to do the whole house, but, we got a ridiculously great deal on some wood laminate flooring (Enough to
, I order my through Pergo to match the one I demolished pulling up the carpet and it matches the laminate in the hallway HomeDepot Does the Sherwin Williams Floor k Enamel work on basement concrete floors We want to paint the basement floors, but am concerned about the odor Reply.
, A full hardwood floor installation project journal covering tips for carpet removal, subfloor preparation, plank installation and finish trim work In the shot above, I m installing a pre finished oak hardwood floor more than a decade ago I used Bruce Covering Basement With Painters Plastic
, You are probably wondering why did I install cork rather than tile or carpet, especially in a basement Since the cork is in the basement, I had to put down a vapor barrier (ugh plastic) and a floating cork floor Let s just say, the wood floor looked like it aged years and was exposed to the elements.
, Waterproof engineered floor and wall planks have a veneer layer, an extruded plastic composite core, a click lock edge fastening system, and, the use of laminate flooring in areas that are subject to repeated or sustained moisture such as in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and basement areas of a
, Unprotected wooden I beam joists and wooden floor trusses are typically seen in the basement of a house supporting the ground floor in new construction Also, wood If the ridge vent uses plastic to create the vent opening below the top cap shingle, it may melt down and seal off the vent opening It might
, In a nutshell, this involved running thousands of feet of PEX pipe under my existing wood floor via the c lspace and circulating hot water through it with a pump and this high end Rheem tankless However, it would be much easier if you installed it in an unfinished basement instead of a c lspace.
, Although I prefer real wood in our general living space (living rooms, bedrooms) I do intend to use this tile when we refinish our basement and laundry area, since those areas are more I ve never like the laminate flooring the one with the natural wood, it makes the place look more classy and elegant.
, We installed wide planked laminate flooring in our basement about a year ago We have a kitchenette, full bathroom and laundry room in our basement, and it s also the main entrance to our backyard from the house, so we needed something that would be durable and be able to withstand moisture We got
, 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) Plus I used plastic paint drop clothes to cover up all of my stuff plus the doorway to the house and the HVAC area I know They are the wood floor types.
, In our search for new flooring, we automatically ex nayed hardwood due to costs and were left looking at laminate, wood look tile, and Luxury Vinyl Tile aka Luxury Vinyl Plank This also means that it s a good option for things like basements and finished garages, where moisture levels might not be ideal.