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Putting Crushed Charcoal Between Padding and New Flooring

Can you crush charcoal and put it between padding and new flooring?

By parends from MN

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November 7, 20100 found this helpful

Why would you want to put charcoal between the padding and what ever type of flooring you are talking about?

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November 7, 20100 found this helpful

You could but it would grind through your padding as it was walked on. If this is some weird idea as a "deodorizer," at least use baking soda. It won't grind your pad into a crumbly mess, as fast.

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November 9, 20100 found this helpful

Not only will it quickly wear away the padding but also the flooring backing! I don't suggest doing this!

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November 9, 20100 found this helpful

My question too. What exactly is it suppose to do?

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November 10, 20100 found this helpful

Hello,

No, I wouldn't do that. Charcoal can be toxic. Why would you use charcoal?

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