best flooring for second story

Wood floors and a Sound-proofing question (hardwood floor, roofing ...We are planning to install wood floors on the 2nd floor and are worried about noise. The 2nd floor has kids bedrooms & a game-room. 1. Which underlayment offers best sound proofing capability if installed below the wood floor? Can you mention specific brands/stores where I can buy such material? 2. What would be better from a sound-proofing perspective: low-cost hardwood floor or high-cost laminate? My budget permits a max of $3/sqfoot or thereabouts for ...

why no wood on 2nd floor (subfloor, how much, Home Depot, laminate ...its seems that even the nicest houses i see with all wood on the entire first floor(even in downstairs bedrooms)-almost always have carpet on the stairs and second floor. Is there a reason for this in nc-the climate or something? AND IF YOU ADD LAMINATE OR WOOD on the second floor-i guess you should then remove the carpeting from the staircase right/ I just hate carpet thanks .... Just means they need to do a good job on the subfloors. I went into a few units under ...

Should you do wood floors at stairs and upstairs hallway vs carpet?14 Oct 2013 ... Question? pleased I need advised. recently I got hit with some water damaged and I have the opportunity to redo part of my home, here is my dilemma I will only stay in this house 3 more years at the most so I have nice 12 inch Mexican rose tile in the entire fi

Alternatives to wall-to-wall carpeting on second-floor (wood floor ...Saying you have hardwood floors is inaccurate. It's just under-layment. I'd say you have several options: The first, and least expensive, is to just keep your carpet - or even replace it with carpet you like a little better. The second is to install a good laminate, such as Pergo. It's not terribly difficult to install, provided you have a miter saw and some other specific tools. It is installed over existing floors, with a thin membrane between. It is not attached to the existing floor, and ...

Can i Tile a SECOND floor? | The Floor Pro Community4 Jan 2014 ... He said the furniture will crack the tile - since the tile doesn't bend like wood. Is this true??? Or does he not know how to install tiles properly over wood? I don't understand why I can't install on 2nd floor since all homes have tile in bathroom on 2nd floors and seem fine. I really want those wood looking tiles over real wood b/c they are more durable for when my dog has incontinence problems. Advice please. I'm in the outskirts of East phoenix if someone has a good ...

Laminate Flooring In Bedrooms - The Spruce4 Apr 2017 ... Hardwood Bedroom flooring. Noisy Laminate Bedroom flooring. Noisy: Because laminates are quite rigid, and are installed directly on the subfloor, they can be quite loud when walked upon. This is a problem in second story installations, where every footstep can send sounds of stomping ringing through the building. The only real solution to the problem of noisy laminate flooring is to use padding. Carpets and rugs placed above the floor will help to insulate the ...

Don't Over Improve- 3 Tips to Pick the Best Flooring - The Balance26 Mar 2017 ... The best choice for flooring at your property depends on several factors. Learn the roles property value, ... space just by changing the flooring. If a room had dirty carpet, a vinyl floor that was tearing or commercial tile that was coming up, changing the floor will give the space a clean, well maintained feel. ... In second floors, where you are trying to reduce noise, carpet could be an option as it absorbs sound better than most other flooring materials. Carpet is also a great ...

5 Best Bedroom Flooring Materials - The Spruce23 Oct 2017 ... A look at the best bedroom flooring options, taking into account design, the feel, insulation, comfort, maintenance, and dbacks.

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What flooring for the second floor? (vinyl, hardwood, tile, stairs ...We're looking at a 2 story house that is all ceramic tile on the first floor, (not a bad thing in hot/humid LA. The second floor is unfinished so it. ... AND if you'll notice, since this IS a thread about what flooring someone ELSE besides us is interested in, I need emphasize to you that I only mentioned carpet at the end of a post I made about getting vinyl being the best bet, and THEN I talked about rugs in relation to my family's preference. In other words, my reference to ...

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