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Patino
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Posted: August 4, 2008 1:55 PM

What types of hardwood or other similar flooring can be used in a basement with a concrete subfloor in a dry to slightly humid climate?
JimLaeger
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Posted: August 4, 2008 7:22 PM

RE: basement in humid climate...whats best?
Most any type of flooring in a laminate or engineered configuration will work in this application. The simplest to use will be a floating floor.
MrsKosha
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Posted: August 4, 2008 7:34 PM

RE: basement in humid climate...whats best?
Try cork, engineered or bamboo, or engineered hardwood (of course only if the manufacturer for that brand recommends it in your area.)
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Posted: August 4, 2008 8:46 PM

RE: basement in humid climate...whats best?
It’s not usually recommended to use solid hardwood in basement application. Solid bamboo is not usually recommended either, though I think some manufacturers allow it.
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Posted: August 12, 2008 2:58 AM

RE: basement in humid climate...whats best?
Please be very caution in maintaining your humidity if you choose bamboo. Strand woven or engineered are the most stable but I have still seen MAJOR issues with both in basements.
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