floating floor on flags, insulation

Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by paravion, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. paravion

    paravion New Member

    customer wants to insulate on top of old flags but ony have 40mm to play with as low ceilings. doesnt wnat to ruin flags as good examples and maybe reuse one day.
    was going to lay dpm25mm celotex then 18mm mr chipboard. but took another look at job and in one area the flags are quite uneven and may cause bounce. they want to lay cheep laminate on top as finish. any ideas? is there a good insulating rolled uderlay i could use say 10mm thick and poack floor out with hardboard.???
    cheers
     
  2. Big Jumbo

    Big Jumbo New Member

    Do it properly. Take the slabs out.When it doesn't work properly it's your rep. at stake.
     
  3. paravion

    paravion New Member

    customer dont want to pay for lifting slabs dpm concrete etc so have to come up with another option.
     
  4. hallbeck

    hallbeck New Member

    If the customer doesn't want to pay - then he can't have a new floor.

    Either the flags come out as already said - or they stay as they are.

    Anything else will give problems.
     

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