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Wooden floor on the concrete base
i'm looking to replace the current concrete floor as it doesn't have damp proof.
Then I want to install engineered wood floor. What layers would have to be installed and in what order? Looking to estimate ate how much mess and cost all that would involve.
2 Answers from MyBuilder Flooring Fitters
there is no need to remove old concrete, prime exsisting floor first then latex floor, then apply a damp proof membrane on top, then fit flooring, job done no problem. recommened tremco or sika dpm,
Answered 28th Feb 2015
big job my friend.....
an oversite consists of this
150mm type 1 mot compacted
15-30mm blinding sand
Damp proof membrane (this needs to form a dish and be chased into the wall at dpc level
100mm celetex insulataion or equivalent
Make sure your screed is fully dry before attempting to lay wooden floor
Answered 17th Feb 2015
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