Good flooring is the basis of home décor. You can choose new materials, textures, and colours for a new look home. But first you need to know if you can use the existing flooring to lay the new floor over, or if it has to be removed for the best finish and durability.
When Can You Lay New Flooring Over Existing Flooring?
Most experts agree that you should not simply lay a new floor over an existing one, except in special circumstances where it will not compromise the new flooring. For starters, the new floor base will only be as solid as the existing one. The first problem you will experience is that your floor squeaks continuously. The more layers of flooring you have, the worse this problem will be. You could also be denied a warranty on your new floor.
Adding extra layers of flooring can raise the … Read More