Installing Wood Flooring Over Concrete - Install a wood base, then the finish flooring. You can install a wood plank floor over concrete if you first install a layer of plywood. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman
Prevent damp basement floors from ruining your finished basement flooring. Install dimpled polyethylene to create an air space between the concrete and the finished floor, sealing off dampness and giving moisture a chance to dissipate.