Help please - sealing floor

Postby cathlwright » Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:14 pm

Hope someone can suggest a solution to this problem:

I live in a first floor flat in converted 1915 brick house. The new neighbours below me are heavy smokers, and their cigarette smoke is coming up into my kitchen. Yuk!

At the moment, I have chipboard and lino over the original floorboards and the smoke seems to be coming through where the floor meets (or doesn't!) the wall.

The other rooms have fitted carpets and there is no problem with smoke or smells there, but obviously I can't put carpet in the kitchen.

So what can I do to "seal" the floor and stop this problem?
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Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Mon Jan 11, 2010 8:53 pm

Try sealing the gap around the floor with silicone sealant, use the same colour as the skirting boards.
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