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Can cork or bamboo flooring be used over a radiant flooring system?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 17, 2012 01:01 AM
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The radiant tubes would be separated by plywood. The new floor would replace a vinyl flooring. We live in NH with 4-5 months of snow coming in on shoes! Would the heat from the radiant heat or the wetness from the snow hurt the floors.




 

 

The radiant tubes would be separated by plywood. The new floor would replace a vinyl flooring. We live in NH with 4-5 months of snow coming in on shoes! Would the heat from the radiant heat or the wetness from the snow hurt the floors.

From my experience, radiant heat would not affect the cork product.

There are a few vendors that actually encourage using the cork with radiant heated flooring for two reasons:

  1. as a testament...



 

 

 
 
 

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