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Pergo Panals for ceiling

Posted by worwiz (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 19, 10 at 20:40

I was thinking of using Pergo or an off brand of man made flooring, what I am going to do is put 1 x 2 strips 16 OC across the 24 OC trusses then install flooring panels across them as would be done with hard wood using a finish nailer and nailing every 16 in. in the seam to hold the panels up. I am a little concerned about expansion and buckling. Has anyone ever done this? This is a large room with a pitched ceiling maybe gluing them up would be better? Or maybe it can not be done at all, any advice would be much appreciated, and thanks in advance
worwiz


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RE: Pergo Panals for ceiling

With solid hardwood, maybe. With a "floating floor" it wouldn't be a good idea at all.


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RE: Pergo Panals for ceiling

That was exactly what I had planned until I found tongue and groove solid pine planks at Home Depot. A 12-footer costs about $7. I used wood conditioner and stained them which took no time at all. I did not even use a poly final coat since they wouldn't get any wear and tear.

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RE: Pergo Panals for ceiling

It would be much cheaper, look better and work far better to just buy pine V-groove panels from one of the big boxes. You can stain or paint them before you put them up.


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