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Moisture barrier between plywood substrate & laminate floors?

Posted by GCortez (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 5, 12 at 15:42

My husband and I are installing the Harmonics laminate flooring from Costco this weekend. I've read tip after tip on how to do it and keep coming across a need for a moisture barrier over concrete slab. However, after pulling up a corner of carpet and padding we noticed there is just plywood. Can we put our laminate flooring right on top of that or will we still need a moisture barrier? If not a moisture barrier - anything else we should put down before the laminate?
*all useful tips/hints/advice are welcome!!*
Thanks in advance!


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RE: Moisture barrier between plywood substrate & laminate floors?

What does the installation information that should have come with your flooring say? What does the manufacturer say? As some instructions vary by manufacturer, always assume the manufacturer's guidelines are the ones to follow.


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