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        I am remodeling a slab home. Concrete slab is uneven. I am considering leveling but once slab is leveled...what type of flooring would be recommended for me. Issue: I have very big dogs and 3 live in the house. Will porcelain tile hold up? No wood or laminate will work for me. Are there any other options for me? I will have to be able to clean it regularly. I am afraid that tile will crack even after leveling.
        Posts: 1 | Location: Missouri | Registered: Oct 14, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Why would the tile crack?
        Sheet linoleum or tile would have been what I suggested.

        Posts: 18039 | Location: Hartfield VA | Registered: Jan 31, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        How uneven is the slab? If you were to level it and install ceramic tile, the floor would be just about impervious to damage from the dogs. However, it is hard and can be cold, so you need to put down some area rugs. Otherwise, linoleum or vinyl tile would work as joecaption suggests.
        Posts: 841 | Location: Rogers City, MI | Registered: Sep 25, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Commercial sheet flooring is really good. It costs a bit more than the c rap that Home Depot sells, and you will need to shop at a flooring store, not a flooring department in another store.
        The commercial products are heavy, lifetime guaranteed for home installation and 25 years for commercial buildings. Overall patterns can be found, lots of color choices and also stone pattern look and wood look so you are not stuck with grid lines.
        Posts: 6894 | Location: Plains and Mountains | Registered: Sep 26, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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