Plank vs Sheet vs tile


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Old 01-15-17, 05:17 PM
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Plank vs Sheet vs tile


I bought a house built in 1942. The carpet needs replaced, I want to do the entryway myself. It measures 60x60. The existing carpet was stapled & glued, I really don't wamt to have to pull it up. It is a Berber carpet, padded, but is flat. What can I use for flooring? And which type is best? Plank, sheet or tile?
 
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Old 01-16-17, 03:00 AM
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You can't put anything over the carpet.
 
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Old 01-16-17, 05:02 AM
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Yes, to do anything to the floor you will have to remove the old carpet. As for which type of flooring is best it's really up to your personal preference. Each type is available in different quality levels. For a simple square room sheet can go down very quickly but if there is a lot of trimming for doorways it can require a little skill. Tiles and strips can be a little slower to install since you're dealing with more pieces but even they go down quickly and if you screw up trimming a piece you just get another square or strip and try again.
 
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You can either remove the carpet or use it.
 
 

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