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Unlevel Floors - what type of flooring to use & what to do?

Le Bois Home
8 years ago

We have huge rooms in our home. We pulled up all the carpet and peel-n-stick flooring that the previous owner used to find 1/2" - 5/8" dips high spots where the pony walls are. The dips are too deep to use leveling compound.

There is not a structural problem, it is normal sagging for our age of home (what I was told). We have had 4 different contractors out and they all say something different.

I love hardwood but it is so expensive (after install/finishing). Had a horrible experience with engineered wood. Want to try laminate. I was told the laminate locking mechanisms would fail if put over large dip.

Anyone else face this problem, and what did you do to solve it and what type of floor did you end up using or suggest using?

Thank you!

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