Recommendation for flooring material to use in a basement that looks like wood but is 100% waterproof.

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Recommendation for flooring material to use in a basement that looks like wood but is 100% waterproof.

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I'm being told that using allure ultra ( a vinyl product) may cause emissions that are harmful to my health. Any guidance is appreciated.

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Harold Remlinger, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB's picture

There are a few really nice looking porcelain tile floors which resemble a wood plank floor.

  • Most of these are for commercial use and may not be available at your local DIY center.
  • Visit a local flooring store which caters to commercial clients as well as residential clients.

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Read "I am looking for low-VOC flooring to finish a basement. I am debating between carpet or engineered wood planks. What do you recommend?" a Q&A answered by Kati Curtis.