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Old 06-04-2013, 01:56 AM   #1
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Have a customer that was curious if I could put a thin pad under her Allure Ultra vinyl plank floor on cement. I said probably not. Is this do-able? Seems it would be an issue with the click joints.



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Have a customer that was curious if I could put a thin pad under her Allure Ultra vinyl plank floor on cement. I said probably not. Is this do-able? Seems it would be an issue with the click joints.
Why? Then again, why not.


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i remember many years ago i had a customer insist that i looselay a vinyl in a kitchen over a glued down commercial carpet---we agreed that there would be no warranty on material or labor--this guy also wouldnt pay the twenty bucks to move the fridge---the moral of the story was that the floor was ruined by the time the tools got to the van

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i remember many years ago i had a customer insist that i looselay a vinyl in a kitchen over a glued down commercial carpet---we agreed that there would be no warranty on material or labor--this guy also wouldnt pay the twenty bucks to move the fridge---the moral of the story was that the floor was ruined by the time the tools got to the van
I had a "carpenter" install underlayment over rubberback for me to install Designer Solarian over. He nailed it down with roofing nails. I got a waiver because the customer insisted. The roofing nails were coming up thru it before I left the house.
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because the customer insisted.
I bet they went and twisted your arm.
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Got an allure inspection this Thursday. If my recollection os correct all they allow under it is 6 mil plastic. I love those inspections. So easy.

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i could be wrong rusty but i think you just got called a hack---no wait --i just got called a hack----hacks of the world unite!

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i could be wrong rusty but i think you just got called a hack---no wait --i just got called a hack----hacks of the world unite!
I've been called worse.
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Could have been worse . You could have been called collect .

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Well, I did what seemed to be the best and gave them the phone number of the folks at Allure and let them hash it over with them. It seems now that they're perfectly content with no padding under the floor. That was easy.

Thanks for the input.



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