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Keeping Water off the Bathroom Floor

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My husband and I were not talking to each other about the soft spot in our bathroom floor, maybe because we thought it would go away if we did not talk about it. I was really scared that it was a beam or something that was rotted and my husband thought it was going to be a serious issue so he talked about going and looking at shower enclosures in Queens NY where we would be able to look at different things that we could put over our current leaky shower.…

What is a floating floor?

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Floating floors have become the go-to method for installing many different types of flooring. As an installation method it is far easier, simpler and more cost-effective than other methods. Laminate flooring, LVF (luxury vinyl flooring) and engineered wood flooring are all examples of flooring types that can use this more modern installation method while solid hardwood, ceramic tile and carpeting use older methods of installation.

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It’s one of the easiest methods of floor installation so you could easily undertake this task yourself; as such, it’s often cheaper as you won’t need to pay someone to lay the flooring for you.

A floating floor also ensures that the flooring above it can expand with heat or moisture, as long as it’s installed correctly.

As it’s easy and relatively cheap to lay, you can change the style and colour of your flooring easily; for example, swapping your blue bathroom …