Raising Floor Over Concrete Floor

How to Install Subflooring for a Wood or Concrete Floor | how-tos | DIY It is needed only if a concrete floor is in poor condition. Despite the name, some smoothing is needed for the best surface. The floor may be raised by the subfloor and flooring, so you may need to trim the lower edge of a door after laying flooring. Preparing the Surface Thoroughly clean the floor. Do not lay compound over...

Proper way to build raised floor on concrete slab? - by Sarit ... Apr 17, 2010 ... Sarit, first of all, forget the mastic. The VOC's are going to be real high. I would use Tapcons to secure the PT to the floor. Ramset is dangerous and can cause spalling in the concrete. Then ply over the sleepers first, then your build up, then more ply, then the flooring. You do it this way to create a stable floor.

Installing Wood Flooring Over Concrete | Family Handyman If you love solid wood floors and your home rests on a concrete slab, you're not out of luck. But it's considerably more difficult to install a 3/4-in. wood floor over concrete than over a wood subfloor. You'll first have to install 3/4-in. thick wood underlayment. The combination of the underlayment and flooring raises the height of...

Master Carpenter: Wood Floors on a Concrete Slab - Fine ... Sep 10, 2014 ... When gluing prefinished engineered flooring to concrete, detailing the prep and a careful layout are key.

Floor and Subfloor Installation Over Concrete Q&A - the Natural ... If there is a history of water problems, I advise you to either eliminate the water problem completely before considering any renovation like this, or instead go with carpet placed directly on the slab (or with padding). Water under a raised floor can be a real problem... virtually impossible to dry out and a real mildew magnet!

Building a Raised Wood Floor - YouTube Jan 28, 2014 ... Finally tackling the workshop area. This is the building of it!

Basement Flooring 101 - Bob Vila The effect of water or water vapor is to raise the moisture content of flooring materials that are sensitive to humidity—hardwood and fiberboard above all. ... flooring. Unaffected by water or water vapor, ceramic tile may be installed directly over a concrete slab, helping to conserve precious inches in a low-ceilinged space.

How to Install a False Floor Over a Basement Slab | Home Guides ... A basic wooden-framed, raised floor installed on sleepers is insulated against the colder concrete. Plywood sheathing provides a substrate for flooring. Those who have some carpentry experience and tools can install a false floor over a basement slab with the help of one or more assistants. The job starts by clearing the...

Q&A: Insulated Wood Floor Over Concrete | JLC Online | Flooring ... A.Howard Brickman responds: The best way I've found is to build a floating plywood floor over foam, then apply strip flooring over this (see "Laying Wood Floors Over Concrete Slabs," 10/94). Depending on how much foam you use, you will raise the floor level several inches. Under any floor on a slab, I first lay down a...

Installing Hardwood Floor over Concrete | The Home Depot ... Which that maybe the reason you could find little to no information on installing it over concrete, it's just something that flooring installers typically don't do. Now, that was ..... Although you have to keep in mind that this will raise your floor and that you may have to make some adjustments around door openings. I noticed that...