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Hardwoods over linoleum on slab

Tom B
3 years ago

I have a house built in 1971. Pulled up the old carpet in the bedroom to find linoleum glued to the slab. I want to install hardwoods. I'm thinking just leave the linoleum because it would be a PIA to get up and probably contains asbestos. My plan is to put down a vapor barrier, lay 1/4 tung and groove plywood, secure with concrete screws, and then nail down the hardwoods.

Looking for feedback on this approach. Is it best practices or is there a better way?

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