Basement flooring?

KelliSeanNovember 26, 2012

We are finishing a section of the basement to use as my jewelry/glass studio. The floor is below grade concrete it is cold but I would always wear shoes for safety. What would be a good finish for the floor? The rest of the basement is pad and polyester carpet. The room is 11x25. I have not had any moisture issues but a few areas of efflorescence. I would like it to be fire resistant,look good easily cleaned and affordable.

Any suggestions?


Kelli in Alaska

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This is a work area, right? You mentioned fire resistance, are you working with hot materials that could potentially damage a floor? If so, you might consider just painting the floor. Add anti-fatigue mats at workstations.

The next step up would be commerical vinyl tiles. Cheap and relatively easy to install assuming the floor is flat.

    Bookmark   November 26, 2012 at 11:08PM
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If you are seeing efflorescence, you do have moisture.

    Bookmark   November 27, 2012 at 10:06AM
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