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Are there any low VOC vinyl floor products?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 22, 2012 01:01 AM
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I'm looking for a basement floor and don't want to spend the money on ceramic or porcelain tile materials and installation but need something that is water resistent in case I get water in my basement. Encapsulated mastic remains on the concrete floor post asbestos tile removal so I can't simply clean up the concrete. I need to cover it. I like the warmth of wood, thus I like some of the new vinyl looks for the price but don't want to reintroduce yet another toxin in my home. Is there such a thing as "green" vinyl flooring and if so, what glue should be used and where can I purchase the materials? Thanks so much for helping point me in the direction of affordable green products for a basement.




 

 

I'm looking for a basement floor and don't want to spend the money on ceramic or porcelain tile materials and installation but need something that is water resistent in case I get water in my basement. Encapsulated mastic remains on the concrete floor post asbestos tile removal so I can't simply clean up the concrete. I need to cover it. I like the warmth of wood, thus I like some of the new vinyl looks for the price but don't want to reintroduce yet another toxin in my home. Is there such a thing as "green" vinyl flooring and if so, what glue should be used and where can I purchase the materials? Thanks so much for helping point me in the direction of affordable green products for a basement.

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