Engineered wood floors / Discussions

What type of wood can be installed on a radiant floor?

...wood: There will be a small difference in heat delivery with a wood floor, wood is about R1 per inch, so it will slow the heat transfer slightly. You would no...

Posted by Colleen Blak Dec. 11, 2017, 1:59 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What is the best material for flooring?

...wood, engineered wood, any particular brand? Also for kitchen and bathroom floor, what do you recommend to use tile, travertine, marble? There are a few things ...

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:09 a.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?

...wood home soon but I wood like to get the floor plan down before I start getting the materials for the house so I can gage out cost. And if i can have all my wa...

Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020, 10:59 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What type of green flooring is best for a basement floor?

...wood and insulation dry. Also installing drywall up off the bottom means it won’t wick water up, and your baseboard trim will cover the gap. You may also want...

Posted by Jeff Krohn Sept. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Do you have recommendations for radon sealing basement concrete & installing new flooring?

...Engineered flooring installtion -- With the radon issue in mind, which is the best apprach to installing engineered hardwood -- glue-down or float? (The slab is...

Posted by M N Sept. 1, 2020, 2:20 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?

...wood, so an above grade wall assembly can usually achieve a higher performance level for a lower cost since you can use wood as the structure. Yes, you will hav...

Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses