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Posted by: from Coquitlam
5/3/2021 at 10:59:28 PM

What is the best flooring for basements for house in north Coquitlam?

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Date/Time5/4/2021 at 10:21:23 PM

Is it concrete?, We seal and/or put a vapor barrier down on basement floors. Then you can put underlay/carpet directly on that, laminate or vinyl click flooring can be used if moisture rated for basements. I don't recommend hardwood in basements. There is a subfloor product called "dri-core" that can also be used and it keeps flooring 3/4" off the concrete. In the old days we used to install a wood and plywood subfloor over concrete but so many products are now basement rated you don't need it. The west coast has more moisture so probably sealer or a dri-core sub floor is best. If you have wood floored basement and its a dry insulated space, anything can be installed.

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