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Allure floor needs new subfloor to raise?

I'm installing some allure trafficmaster floating planks throughout a main room and a kitchen. The main room has a plywood subfloor, while the kitchen has linoleum that is about 1/16" higher than the plywood. Should I try and raise the plywood up to that level with a subfloor, or is it unnescesary given the rather small height difference? I'd like the floor to be one continuous surface throughout.

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Posted 2017-02-08T18:55:30+0000  by MrChouette MrChouette
 
 Hello MrChoutte, and welcome to the Community! 

If the difference is only 1/16 of a inch, I would not worry about it. As per Allure instructions: "Allure can be installed over most existing floors including wood, vinyl, inoleum, ceramic tiles and concrete. All subfloors must be sound, solid and have little flexibility. tolerance is 1/4" over 10' and the floor should not slope down more than 1" in 6'."

Posted 2017-02-09T13:55:26+0000  by Angelo_HD_CHI
 
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