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Laying Solid wood floor on concrete

Postby marlow » Mon Jul 04, 2011 8:39 pm

hi hope someone can help!

i have just brought a 1930's house and want to lay solid oak flooring in the living room.

it is a concrete floor

the boards are 18mm thick.

basically i want to know the best way to lay the flooring.

i have been told about a bitumen glue that can be painted on floor and the flooring layed direct on top.

another method i was told about was to lay ply wood and builders paper then nail the boars on top

what is the best method???

thanks anyone who can help
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Simply Build It

Postby Floorget Me Knot » Wed Jul 13, 2011 8:17 pm

If you still need an answer to this, here ya' go.

Concrete needs to be free from contaminats
Don't bother with BS8203 %RH way too high for kiln dried wood anyway!
Apply an epoxy surface DPM F Ball F75?
Neoprene Primer F Ball P131
WATER BASED Smoothing Compound 1bag for 5M2 F Ball Pink Bag
At this point I personally switch to Mapei P990 adhesive or sticking with F Ball B95
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