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Forum topic by theshed posted 08-11-2017 12:29 AM 1005 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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theshed

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08-11-2017 12:29 AM

Starting a new build for my workshop. Any flooring recommendations to go over the concrete?


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Gilley23

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#1 posted 08-11-2017 02:15 AM

Epoxy it and never worry about it again.

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#2 posted 08-11-2017 02:37 AM

epoxy will also act as an insulator and help keep humidity down lower then with out :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#3 posted 08-11-2017 12:39 PM

Wood. You won’t regret it. Ever.

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#4 posted 08-11-2017 12:51 PM

Like others seal it, with an epoxy. However, If you want to spend a lot of time there consider another flooring. My knees ache from long hours on concrete.

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 08-11-2017 02:17 PM



Like others seal it, with an epoxy. However, If you want to spend a lot of time there consider another flooring. My knees ache from long hours on concrete.

- bonesbr549


have you considered anti-fatigue mats ?? :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 08-12-2017 08:13 AM

I used Dri-core subfloor panels and just screwed 1/2” plywood on top of them, then added a couple coats of varnish. Gives insulation value (warm), built in vapor barrier, soft under foot and the ply gives cheap wood flooring which looks OK for a shop. If a section gets damaged, its cheap and easy to replace.

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#7 posted 08-15-2017 12:40 AM

Looks like it’s good enough for someone’s paws

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