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Floating vs glued floor – plusses and minuses on a plywood subfloor

artisanfarms | Posted in General Questions on

I’m considering cork flooring for two bedrooms in my pretty good house renovation.  The subfloor is either plywood or OSB and if needed, I can skin it with another layer of plywood or other transitional layer.  

Other than sheet vinyl, I’ve never worked with a glue down floor.  I’ve never installed a floating floor. My flooring experience is limited to ceramic tile and hardwood flooring.  

It seems like a glued down floor will be more work and have less margin for error.  Are there sufficient benefits to glued down vs. a floating floor to justify the additional work?

I will be doing the work myself with one helper.

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