Best flooring over concrete slab?

stu2900March 11, 2007

We've just pulled up a cheap vinyl floor from our basement bathroom because mold was growing under it and was showing through the floor. We've never had a water problem in this basement and the concrete is about 30 years old. We've scraped up all the mastic and had thought of going with ceramic tile, but are interested in what you all have to say. This room is not used a lot, but is finished nicely and we'd like to floor to look nice also.

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floorguy

Acid stain the concrete, or you can score the concrete to resemble tiles and then stain it.

www.acidstain.com look at the picture gallery
Another is www.scofield.com

    Bookmark   March 11, 2007 at 11:04PM
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stu2900

Is that a DIY project, or should it be hired out? Some of those floors are beautiful. What would be the best covering? Vinyl tile, ceramic?

    Bookmark   March 12, 2007 at 1:51PM
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floorguy

Basement(below grade)... ceramic.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2007 at 12:10AM
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