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antoniops
Dip in a floating floor

We installed a floating floor this last December. We thought we did a sufficient enough job making it level 3/16" over 10 feet but we clearly missed some areas and have some dips when then floor is stepped on. Repairs are never easy but is there a way to fill the dips without taking up all the boards, padding and moisture barrier? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

dj1
Re: Dip in a floating floor

What's underneath "all the boards,padding and moisture barrier"?

antoniops
Re: Dip in a floating floor

Sorry about that. Concrete

Mastercarpentry
Re: Dip in a floating floor

In a word- no. Just be sure the 'dips' aren't the flooring buckling upwards before you go back and do the job right this time. I wish I had better news, but this is how you learn the following:

Rule #1- Nothing can be better than what is supporting it.
Rule #2- Shortcuts will bite you in the butt almost every time.

Go back and level the surface as good as you possibly can then reinstall the flooring. That is the standard to aim for in every project, Never aim to meet only a minimum requirement, but always do it as well as it can be done.

Phil

dj1
Re: Dip in a floating floor

Your problem is in your uneven, unleveled concrete, and the solution explained above is the only GOOD solution there is.

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