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thickness of floors - houzz

sep 12 2013 is there a disadvantage to going with a 3/8 inch thick product vs a 3/4 inch? the cost is i am doing a kitchen remodel project + plan to install floors in my kitchen. my house is an we give you the details on cost installation wood varieties and more to help you pick the right flooring.【Get Price】

how to install prefinished solid-hardwood flooring how-tos diy

like unfinished floors the prefinished types typically have tongue-and-groove edges on all sides. they are available in 3/4-inch thickness as well as low-profile styles that are 5/16- to 5/8-inch thick which are a good or installing over existing flooring. solid wood floors should not be installed in basements or 【Get Price】

how to install flooring - builddirect

subfloor – subfloors are generally wood or concrete although some people choose to install over an existing floor; never install over carpet. thick solid wood – 3/4″ profile – should only be installed over wood subfloors above grade and should be nailed. thinner wood – 5/16″ profile – can be installed over wood 【Get Price】

hardwood flooring guide - armstrong flooring

the family of floors is large and varied. you'll want to be aware of its two distinct forms: solid and engineered. solid is just that 100% solid wood which is normally nailed or stapled to a wooden subfloor. most are 3/4" thick although some manufacturers also offer a “thin- profile” solid that is 5/16" thick.【Get Price】

your home; options in replacing wood floor - the new york times

nov 21 1999 ''when the time comes to install a new wood floor it is usually best to remove the existing one'' mr. wilkes said explaining that there were two main reasons for doing so. the first he said results from the fact that since solid wood flooring material is usually three-fourths of an inch thick the added thickness 【Get Price】

solid flooring do's and don'ts

when we think of a solid flooring we generally think of the standard strip red oak wood flooring that is 3/4" thick by 2 1/4" wide but solid flooring solid flooring is sensitive to moisture and it is not recommended to install these floors below ground level or directly over a concrete slab due to 【Get Price】

all about subfloors - installing flooring over various sub-floors

3/4" thick solid wood flooring and most all other flooring including engineered or floating engineered wood flooring and laminate floors can be installed directly over 5/8" or 3/4" thick cdx plywood sub floors. although it is standard practice to install all flooring no matter the thickness across the floor 【Get Price】