I am in the process of putting down laminate flooring in my home. After
pulling up the carpet and padding, I noticed a few spots where the
subfloor butts together that a few seams are just slightly uneven...no
more than an eight of an inch. Once I put the vapor/padding barrier
down, I'm sure it won't make a difference, but I didn't want the
subfloor seams to dig into the barrier from traffic and compromise it.
What kind of compound should I use to even the seams? I remember
helping my father-in-law lays vinyl floors years ago, and he would
always "spackle" the underlayment seams with some sort of mortar which
he would quick-dry with a heat gun.
Do you think I should do the same in my situation, or not even worry
about it? If I should repair the seams, what is the type of compound I